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New Hampshire

Vote Early Day - State by State Voter Information

No-Excuse Mail Voting
In-Person Early Voting

Voter Information

Primary Election Day: March 14, 2023*
Primary Ballots Mailed: January 28, 2023
Primary In-Person Early Voting Opens: No in-person early voting.
General Election Day: May 9, 2023*
General Election Ballots Mailed: March 25, 2023
General Election In-Person Early Voting Opens: No in-person early voting.
Additional Voting Information: New Hampshire Elections Information Website


*3/14/23 is the first date for Town Elections.

**5/9/23 is the alternate date for Town Elections. It could be a runoff date for the 3/14 elections, but it also could be a stand alone election for local offices.


This state requires an excuse to vote by mail. Check out the information below to determine if you are eligible to vote by mail.

Absentee Voting Criteria

You may vote by absentee ballot in New Hampshire if:

  • You will be absent on the day of any state election from the county, city, or town in which you are registered to vote.
  • You are unable appear in public on Election Day because of your observance of a religious commitment.
  • You are unable to vote in person by reason of physical disability.
  • You are unable to vote in person by reason of military service.
  • You are unable to appear at any time during polling hours at your polling place because an employment obligation (including the care of children or infirm adults, with or without compensation) requires you to remain physically at work or to be in transit to or from work from the time the polls open until after the time the polls close.

If you have encountered a problem with voting, please call this national nonpartisan hotline: 866-OUR-VOTE.