Election 2022

Voting is the way we as citizens of the United States and its component states, counties and cities express our opinions and preferences. We are periodically asked to mark our ballots for candidates for various offices and to weigh in on proposals to change or enact laws, impose new taxes and many other kinds of questions. Voting is the cornerstone of our democratic process.

State Sen. Donna Soucy, New Hampshire Democratic Party Chairman Ray Buckley, Sen. Maggie Hassan, Sen. Jeanne Shaheen and DNC committee member Joanne Dowdell sit before the DNC's Rules and Bylaws committee to defend New Hampshire's first in the nation presidential primary.

New Hampshire political leaders make case to DNC: Keep our first-in-the-nation primary

BY: - June 24, 2022

The New Hampshire Democrats filed in solemnly, armed with speeches to keep their party’s support and defend the state’s first-in-the-nation presidential primary. But first, they passed out goodie bags.  As members of the Democratic National Committee’s powerful Rules and Bylaws Committee sat around long tables Wednesday evening, waiting to hear New Hampshire’s defense of its […]

NH Supreme Court building

Court approves new congressional map

BY: - May 31, 2022

The New Hampshire Supreme Court approved a map Tuesday establishing congressional voting districts for the next 10 years, after the governor and Legislature failed to create a viable plan last week. The approval comes one day before the filing period for candidates running for office will open. The map approved by the court moves only […]

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Congressional district maps en route to governor

BY: - May 26, 2022

Update: 3:11 p.m. Gov. Chris Sununu told a WMUR reporter he will veto the congressional district map passed by the Legislature Thursday.  “The citizens of  New Hampshire will not accept this map, which moves both members of Congress into the same district. Our races have to be fair, which is why I will veto this […]

Intimidation at the polls and what it means for elections in the future

BY: - May 25, 2022

When Zib Corell decided to run for supervisor of the checklist in Concord, it wasn’t a hard decision. She had seen her mom work the polls as a child, and she was eager to fulfill her civic duty in turn. But Corell worries that recruiting the next generation of poll workers won’t be so easy. […]

New Hampshire lawmakers work on a new congressional district map

BY: - May 16, 2022

Lawmakers from the House and Senate met Monday to negotiate their latest attempt at drawing a congressional district map that can gain Gov. Chris Sununu’s signature, a process intended to determine voting districts for the next decade. After a few last-minute tweaks were discussed in a morning session, the joint panel of lawmakers met again […]

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New Hampshire Supreme Court rules current congressional districts unconstitutional

BY: - May 12, 2022

The New Hampshire Supreme Court in a unanimous opinion issued Thursday ruled that the state’s current congressional districts, which have been in place since 2012, are unconstitutional given shifts in the state population. This means the maps can’t be used moving forward, the ruling states. The court also held that if the Legislature and governor […]

Election 2022

Voting is the way we as citizens of the United States and its component states, counties and cities express our opinions and preferences. We are periodically asked to mark our ballots for candidates for various offices and to weigh in on proposals to change or enact laws, impose new taxes and many other kinds of questions. Voting is the cornerstone of our democratic process.

Deadlines

June 10

Filing deadline for all offices for state primary

September 12

Deadline for absentee ballots filed in person for state primary

November 7

Deadline for absentee ballots filed in person for general election

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