New Hampshire Primary FAQ

This year, the New Hampshire Primary is celebrating 100 years. Here are a few things you need to know about voting in the Primary.

NH’s Secretary of State Bill Gardner with a copy of the commemorative centennial poster at the State House in November 2019. Courtesy photo

When is the New Hampshire Primary?

Voters will head to the polls for the first-in-the-nation primary on Feb. 11, 2020.

What if I’m not registered to vote?  

You may apply to your town or city clerk’s office or qualified individuals may register to vote, at any election, at their polling place on Election Day. No matter when or where you register to vote, you will be required to fill out a New Hampshire voter registration form. You will be asked to show proof of identity, age, citizenship and domicile. This proof may be shown in paper or electronic form. If you do not have proof with you when registering, these qualifications may be established by signing affidavit(s).

Where do I vote? 

To find out your polling place, check with your city or town clerk, go to your town or city’s website, or go to the Secretary of State’s website:

Where can I find more information about voting in New Hampshire?  

The Secretary of State’s office: or call 271-3246.

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