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City Clerk Closed December 19,2019

Published: 12/19/2019 7:39 AM

The flu season has hit us hard!   The City Clerk's Office will be closed today due to a significant staff shortage.  Vital records and dog licenses may be obtained online any time of day or night using our convenient online portal.  All other business will be conducted tomorrow, December 20, 2019.  You may also email us at or call us at 603-624-6455.

We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience.  

Credit Cards Accepted

Published: 07/02/2019 4:44 PM

The Office of the City Clerk now accepts credit cards
for all services provided in our office*.

Credit Card

There is a fee associated with each transaction of $1.95 or 2.7% of the total (whichever is greater).

Notice To Libertarian Voters

Published: 12/19/2018

  New Hampshire law, RSA 652:11, requires that a political party’s candidate for governor receive at least 4 percent of the total number of votes cast for the office of governor in order for that party to retain recognition as a party. The Libertarian candidate for Governor received less than 4 percent of the votes for governor in the 2018 General Election.  As of January 2, 2019, the Libertarian party will no longer be recognized as a political party.

Notices have been sent to all registered Libertarian voters in Manchester explaining that they have the option to come to the City Clerk's Office to change their registered affiliation to another party or take no action and they will be automatically changed to "undeclared" status. 

The effect of this law has no bearing on the upcoming non-partisan municipal elections here in Manchester during 2019.  Should these voters formerly registered as Libertarians want to register as either a Republican or Democrat however, they must do so prior to the Presidential Primary Election in 2020. 

Any "undeclared" voter may declare their party preference at the next Presidential Primary Election and then revert back to "undeclared" status while at the polls or remain in their chosen party.

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