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Unofficial State General Election Results

Published: 11/08/2018

City residents were not deterred by inclement weather on a dreary Election Day as they turned out in record numbers to cast their votes for various state and federal offices.  A total of 37,600 votes (or 61% of registered voters, including 5,043 same-day registrants) were the most votes cast for any midterm election held in Manchester's history.  Unofficial results are available by ward, by floterial district, and from a citywide view

The Secretary of State's Office will release officials results upon certification.

Election Day Voter Registration

Published: 11/06/2018

As a reminder - ALL Election Day voter registrations MUST be completed at your correct polling location.  Registrations cannot be accepted at City Hall. 

To find your polling location, check our "Where do I vote" page.  All polls in Manchester close at 7:00 p.m. on November 6, 2018.

Sample Ballots for the 2018 State General Election Now Available

Published: 10/01/2018

Sample ballots for the upcoming State General Election to be held on November 6, 2018 in all twelve wards are now available.  Absentee ballots are also available upon application which may be obtained directly from our website on our Voter Registration and Elections page, by email upon request, or in person at our office during our convenient hours, Monday - Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Tuesdays from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. 

Additional Voter Registration Events Before the General Election

Published: 09/26/2018

The Office of the City Clerk continues our commitment to making your election experience as pleasant as possible. In an effort to minimize waiting in long lines on Election Day, we will be conducting yet another series of Voter Registration Drives prior to the State General Election on November 6, 2018.   Register to vote now so you don't wait in line on election day!  You can find us at the following locations in Manchester:

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - Southern New Hampshire University (2500 River Road)from 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - The Lofts at Mill West (195 McGregor Street) from 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Thursday, September 27, 2018 - Manchester Community College (1066 Front Street) from 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Thursday, October 11, 2018 - University of New Hampshire (88 Commercial Street) fron 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

For more information on voter registration, check out our "How to Register" page, email us at cityclerk@manchesternh.gov or call us at (603) 624-6455.

State Primary Election Preparations

Published: 08/29/2018

We apologize to those looking to observe the ballot testing process in Manchester today.  We must move the date of our ballot testing and sealing of tabulator machines to September 5th at 9:00 a.m. in the Walter A. Stiles Conference Room at City Hall as we still await our ballot delivery from the state.

These ballots and tabulators will be used the following week in the State Primary Election on September 11, 2018.  Polls are open between the hours of 6:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m.

Critical-Incident Response Training for Election Officials

Published: 08/09/2018

The City Clerk’s Office is hosting a special, critical-incident response training by the Manchester Police Department for all election officials.  Active-shooter incidents have unfortunately become a very real and unpredictable part of our society.  This two-hour training is intended to educate and prepare participants for the proper response to these high stress, critical incidents – Avoid. Deny. Defend.

Please join us for this training session on Friday, August 24th from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. in the Aldermanic Chambers at City Hall.  Attendance (and parking) is limited on a first-come, first-served basis.  You are encouraged to RSVP by Wednesday, August 22nd to the City Clerk’s Office via email at cityclerk@manchesternh.gov or by calling 624-6455. 

Upcoming Voter Registration Events

Published: 07/17/2018

The Office of the City Clerk continues our commitment to making your election experience as pleasant as possible. In an effort to minimize waiting in long lines on Election Day, we will be conducting yet another series of Voter Registration Drives prior to the State Primary Election on September 11, 2018.   Register to vote now so you don't wait in line on election day!  You can find us at the following community events in Manchester:

  • Saturday, August 18, 2018 - We Are One Festival at Veteran's Park (Elm Street) from 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, August 25, 2018 - Greek Fest at Assumption Greek Orthodox Church (111 Island Pond Road) from 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
  • Sunday, August 26, 2018 - Friends of Stark Park Summer Concert Series (Stark Park on North River Road) from 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

 For more information on voter registration, check out our "How to Register" page, email us at cityclerk@manchesternh.gov or call us at (603) 624-6455.

Notice To Voters

Published: 05/17/2018

The State Primary Election filing period begins on Wednesday, June 6, 2018, and runs through Friday, June 15, 2018.  Any resident who would like to register to vote or voter who would like to update their registration information (name, address, party, etc.) is encouraged to complete a voter registration form at the Office of the City Clerk no later than 8:00 p.m. on June 5th.  

While voters may continue to register to vote or make name/address changes to their information on file, no party changes may be accepted by the clerk after June 5, 2018 through Election Day on September 11, 2018.  For additional information, please visit the City Clerk website at www.manchesternh.gov/elections or call 624-6455.

The Office of the City Clerk remains open Monday – Friday from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. and for extended hours on Tuesday from 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. for your convenience.

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