HOW TO REGISTER TO VOTE
WHO CAN REGISTRER: any Hillsborough resident eighteen (18) year of age or older and a United States citizen.
WHAT YOU NEED TO REGISTER: you must fill out a Voter Registration Form and provide the following documentation:
Proof of Age: a New Hampshire Driver’s License OR a government issued photo ID IN ADDITION TO a Birth Certificate OR a United States Passport OR if you do not have a Birth Certificate or United States Passport available you will be asked to sign a citizen affidavit.
Proof of Domicile: mail received at you Hillsborough legal address (not a P. O. Box)
Naturalized Citizens: must provide your naturalization documents with the date and name of the court where you were naturalized.
FOUR WAYS TO REGISTER TO VOTE - - each requires proof of age, citizenship and domicile by document or affidavit.
- You may register to vote at the town clerk’s office up to ten (10) days before any election.
The Town Clerk’s office at: 27 School Street
The Town Clerk’s hours: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday - 9:00 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.
Tuesday - 9:00 a.m. to 6:45 p.m.
Last Saturday of every month - 10:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.
- You may also register to vote with your local Supervisors of the Checklist. They are required to meet at designated time of accept registrations and changes in party affiliation. These times are posted in the Messenger Newspaper and Villager Newspaper.
- You may also register to vote on the day of any election, at the polling place. Be aware this will take extra time.
- You may register absentee, by mail.
If you are unable to register in person because of physical disability, religious beliefs, military service, or because of temporary absence, you may register by mail.You should request an absentee voter registration affidavit and a standard voter registration form from your town clerk.The absentee voter registration affidavit must be witnessed and then both the affidavit and the voter registration form are to be returned to your town clerk.Allow enough time for this.
Voter Registration Information:
New Hampshire Secretary of State: http://sos.nh.gov/
Deborah McDonald, Town Clerk – firstname.lastname@example.org
603-464-3877 ext. 224 FAX 603-464-4270
HOW TO VOTE
Polling place location: Hillsboro-Deering Middle School Gymnasium
6 Hillcat Drive
Voter ID Requirements: Voter ID Explanatory Document - - 2014 http://sos.nh.gov/VoterID.aspx
BY ABSENTEE BALLOT:
By NH law, only residents who will be absent from the town during the hours the polls are open on election day and residents with illness or disabilities or religious reasons for being unable to travel to the polls are eligible to vote absentee.
Absentee ballots are available from the town clerk approximately thirty (30) days before an election. Request the absentee ballot application from the clerk or you may download the application. If you wish, you may submit a request in writing that should include all the information required on the application: your name, voting address, mailing address and your signature.
An application for an absentee ballot may be submitted by hand, mail or FAX.
Absentee Ballot Application:
Local Elections:Contact the Town Clerk
State or Federal Elections:http://sos.nh.gov/ElectForms.aspx
- Voters living outside the United States may file a “UOCAVA Absentee Ballot Application”: http://sos.nh.gov/ElectForms.aspx
If you have any questions about your voting rights, you may contact the New Hampshire Secretary of State at 603-271-3242 of the New Hampshire Attorney General at 603-271-3658.
Visit “Voting in New Hampshire” at http://sos.nh.gov/VoteNH.aspx
ELECTION DATES: 2015
Annual Town Meeting:
Tuesday, March 10 – Election of Officers and Ballot Article Voting - 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Meeting on Remaining Articles – 7:30 p.m. (at polling location)
Town Elections: are held yearly on the Second Tuesday in March.
Primaries for State-Wide and Congressional Elections: are held in even-numbered years, the second Tuesday of September.
State-Wide and Congressional Elections: are held in even-numbered years, on the Tuesday after the first Monday of November.
Presidential Primary Elections: are held early in the year of the Presidential election, at a date to be determined by the New Hampshire Secretary of State.
Presidential Elections: are held every four years, on the Tuesday after the first Monday of November.
SAMPLE BALLOT: for the Upcoming Election