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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 or by calling 624-6455. 

Sample Ballots for the State Primary Election on September 11, 2018

Published: 08/07/2018

Sample ballots for the upcoming State Partisan Primary Election to be held on September 11, 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. 

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 or call us at (603) 624-6455.

2018 Candidate Filings (Manchester - Final List)

Published: 06/15/2018

The final list of the 2018 State Representative and Republican Delegate Candidate Filings from the city of Manchester are now available under the Filings section of our Voter Registration and Elections page

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 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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