LEGAL NOTICE ON FILING PERIOD
The Registrar of Voters will be in session daily, Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., excluding holidays, and on Wednesday, January 23, 2019, from 8 a.m. until 7:30 p.m., at the Office of the City Clerk, 229 Main Street, for additions and corrections to the checklist. This is the last day the City Clerk may accept voter registration applications or make corrections to the checklist prior to the filing period beginning on Thursday, January 24, 2019. Any candidate wishing to file for office, shall make sure their voter registration is current of they will not be allowed to file for office.
A citywide Special Municipal Election will be held on Tuesday, March 5, 2019, to fill a vacancy on the Board of Aldermen and the polls will be opened from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. The period to file petitions and acceptance of nomination papers will begin Thursday, January 24, 2019, at 8:00 a.m. at the Office of the City Clerk and will close on Friday, February 1, 2019, at 5:00 p.m. The drawing for positions on the ballot for this Election will occur immediately following the close of the filing period in the City Clerk’s Office.
The Board of Registrars will meet on Thursday, January 24, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. in Room 208, City Hall for accepting all new and any corrections to the checklist and to conduct such other business as may come before it. **PLEASE NOTE ROOM CHANGE TO FINANCIAL REPORTING CONFERENCE ROOM**
LEGAL NOTICE LAST DAY TO REGISTER TO VOTE
The Registrar of Voters will be in session daily, Monday through Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and on Saturday, February 23, 2019, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Office of the City Clerk, City Hall, 229 Main Street, for additions and corrections to the checklist. This will be the last day that the City Clerk may accept voter registration applications or make corrections to the checklist prior to the Special Municipal Election on Tuesday, March 5, 2019. New voters may also register at the polls on Election Day. (RSA 654:27, 654:28, 659:12, 654:8,II). The Board of Registrars will meet on Thursday, February 28, 2019, at 10 a.m. in Room 208, City Hall, for certification of the checklist and to conduct such other business as may come before it.
A citywide Special Municipal Election will be held on Tuesday, March 5, 2019, to fill a vacancy for the Board of Aldermen. All polling locations will be opened from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.
The City’s polling locations are as follows: Ward 1, Broad Street Elementary School, 390 Broad Street; Ward 2, Charlotte Ave Elementary School, 48 Charlotte Avenue; Ward 3, Amherst Street School, 71 Amherst Street; Ward 4, Ledge Street Elementary School, 139 Ledge Street; Ward 5, Main Dunstable Elementary School, 20 Whitford Road; Ward 6, Fairgrounds Middle School, 27 Cleveland Street; Ward 7, Dr. Norman W. Crisp Elementary School, 50 Arlington Street; Ward 8, Bicentennial Elementary School, 296 East Dunstable Road; Ward 9, New Searles Elementary School, 39 Shady Lane.
To check to see if you are a registered voter or what your party affiliation is please click on State of NH Voter Information Lookup.
Registering to Vote - In Person
- In Nashua, residents may register at the City Clerk's Office, 229 Main Street, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., excluding holidays.
- If you are unable to come into our office, you can register to vote on election day at the polls. Registering on election day and then voting will require you to wait in two lines: one to register and one to vote. You will save time by registering earlier.
- For more information and what documentation is required on how to register to vote, including if you are changing your address within the city, please click on the below link, which brings you to the Secretary of State's website.
- If a voter wants to change their party affiliation, they must do so in person at our office. Please note that there may be periods of times when state law does not permit a change of party (generally from the first date of a filing period until the day after the primary). Please contact the City Clerk's Office if you have any questions.
- If a voter's name has changed, due to marriage, divorce or a legal name change, this change must be done in person at our office. Please bring with you the proof of the name change, i.e. certified marriage certificate, certified court order.
Registering to Vote - Absentee
In New Hampshire, only residents who are temporarily absent from the City (such as college students or overseas citizens) and residents who are physically disabled and unable to come to the Office of the City Clerk or the polling location to register, may do so by mail. Please contact the City Clerk at (603-589-3010, Option 5) for more information.
Voter Information Look-up - Office of the Secretary of State
If you are not sure if you are registered to vote, want to check what party you are affiliated with or where you should go to vote, please visit the State of New Hampshire Voter Information Look-up Tool, on the Secretary of State's Website.