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Voting FAQ & Voting Locations

Voting During COVID-19

For complete and up to date information about voting and absentee ballot instructions during COVID-19, please refer to the New Hampshire Secretary of State’s web page.

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I check my voter registration status?
Use this link to check your status using the Secretary of State’s State of Voter Information Look-up.

How do I register to vote?
NH has same day voter registration. To register to vote, and/or if you are planning to vote using an absentee ballot, please refer to the instructions and absentee ballot application found on the New Hampshire Secretary of State’s web page.

Is there a deadline to apply for a mail-in ballot?
For the State Primary, your registration must be received by September 8th.
For the General Election, your registration must be received by November 3rd.

Where do I mail my absentee ballot or application form?
Your local town/city clerk office, which you can search for here.

Do I need an excuse to vote by mail?
No. If you are concerned about COVID-19, you may request an absentee ballot and check “covid.” Please refer to the instructions and absentee ballot application found on the New Hampshire Secretary of State’s web page.

If I am voting in person, where can I find my polling location?

Amherst, Milford and Wilton only have one polling location listed below with hours. If you live in Merrimack, there are three polling locations that you can find here.

In-Person Polling Places and Hours

Amherst

Polling Place: Souhegan High School
Address: 412 Boston Post Road
Voting Hours: 6:00am-8:00pm

Merrimack

Polling Place: Merrimack High School
Address: 38 McElwain St
Voting Hours: 7:00am-7:00pm. Note that voters that voted at JMUES will vote here.

Polling Place: Merrimack Middle School
Address: 31 Madeline Bennett Lane
Voting Hours: 7:00am-7:00pm

Polling Place: St. John Neumann Church
Address: 708 Milford Road
Voting Hours: 7:00am-7:00pm

Milford

Polling Place: Milford Middle School
Address: 33 Osgood Road
Voting Hours: 6:00am-8:00pm

Wilton

Polling Place: Wilton Town Hall
Address: 42 Main Street
Voting Hours: 8:00am-7:00pm