Voting in
New Hampshire

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How & Where to Vote

Find out where to vote, how to vote, how to vote early, and how to vote by mail.

Register to Vote

Register to vote in New Hampshire, or learn more about voter ID & rights.

Election Details

Visit the New Hampshire election website or call (603) 271-3242 to learn more about your states voting details.

Have more questions about voting?

Read our voting FAQ

Important Dates - General Election

General Election Date

Voting Information for New Hampshire

Presidential Primaries

Parties have the option of allowing unaffiliated voters to declare a party affiliation at the polls and allow those voters to participate in their primary. Change of party will not be accepted with election day regsitration.

Statewide Primaries

Some congressional seats, state offices and constitutional amendments may be included on the ballot.

Don’t miss your next election!

Don’t miss your next election! You may register to vote with valid ID on Election Day. Preregistration is recommended. Voters affiliated with a party that wish to participate in New Hampshire’s closed primary elections under a different affiliation may change party up to 1 day before the election. Unaffiliated voters may choose to vote in either party’s primary.

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Early Voting + Absentee Voting

Early Voting Dates: Varies by county clerk

You can vote in person at your county clerk’s office approximately 30 days before the election, using an absentee ballot.

To vote absentee by mail, first you’ll need to apply for an absentee ballot (click here) by February 10th. Then, when you complete your absentee ballot, it must be received by election day.

Whether it’s in person or by mail, you’ll need to give an excuse to vote by absentee ballot. Info here on what qualifies.

Request Absentee Ballot

Voter ID + Eligibility for New Hampshire

Do Voters Need ID?

  • Yes, voters need an ID
  • Multiple forms of ID accepted
  • First time voters need ID
  • Student IDs accepted

Voter Rights

Find out more about your rights in New Hampshire.


  • You may pre-register for All Elections