To be eligible to register and vote in Nashua, a person must be:
- A United States citizen; and
To register to vote, you will need to provide proof of your identity, age, citizenship, and domicile. Proof can be either by documents that you have with you or by affidavit.
Military or Oversees Citizen Registration:
If you are a member of the military you can obtain from your commanding officer a Standard Form 76 (red and white form), Federal Post Card Application - Registration and Absentee Ballot Request. If you are an oversees citizen or if your commanding officer does not have the form you can print out the online version of the Federal Post Card Application and mail it to the City Clerk's Office.
All applications must be approved by the Board of Registrars before being added to the checklist.
The Office of the City Clerk conducts and preserves the integrity of all local, state and national elections. The State Primary Election will be conducted on September 13, 2022, followed by the State General Election on November 8, 2022.
Absentee Ballot applications for the upcoming elections can be printed using the link below. Please note that a stated concern for COVID-19 remains a disability for voting purposes in the state of New Hampshire and you may select accordingly under Section II of the Absentee Ballot application when declaring your reason for not voting in person on Election Day. You may mail, e-mail, fax, or hand deliver your completed application to the Office of the City Clerk.
Filing for the Office of State Representative for the Republican or Democratic Primaries OR Delegate to the Republican State Convention
Filing Period - June 1 - 10, 2022
May 31st is the LAST day any registered voter can change their party affiliation before the State Primary Election (September 13, 2022), and it is the LAST day that any person who wishes to file as a candidate can register to vote -- you must be a registered voter of the party you wish to file for in the town where you are domiciled. The Registrar of Voters will accept changes in party affiliation Monday through Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; and Tuesday, May 31, 2022, from 8:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Office of the City Clerk, City Hall, 229 Main Street, Nashua.
Filing Deadlines – State Representative for the Republican or Democratic Primaries OR Delegate to the Republican State Convention
Filings may be received June 1st – June 9th through the mail or hand-delivered to the City Clerk’s Office. All filings received on the last day (June 10th) must be made in person by the candidate.
- Declarations of Candidacy - for any person filing as a democratic or republican party candidate for the State Primary Election. All candidates must file a Declaration of Candidacy, a Statement of Financial Interests (RSA 15-A) and pay a $2.00 fee
- File a Declaration of Candidacy, a Statement of Financial Interests (RSA 15-A), 5 Primary Petitions and an Assent to Candidacy.
File with Town or City Clerk's Office:
State Representative | $2 or 5 primary petitions
Delegate to the Republican State Convention | no fee and no petitions