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Voter Registration Drive - Register to Vote Now!

Published: 08/02/2017

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 19, 2017.   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 12, 2017 - Family Fest at Veteran's Park (Elm Street) from 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, August 19, 2017 - We Are One Festival at Veteran's Park (Elm Street) from 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, August 26, 2017 - Greek Fest at Assumption Greek Orthodox Church (111 Island Pond Road) from 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
  • Sunday, August 26, 2017 - 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.

Sample Ballots for September Muncipal Elections Now Available

Published: 08/01/2017

Sample ballots for the Non-Partisan Municipal Primary and Special Non-Partisan Municipal Election in ward 6 to immediately fill the aldermanic vacancy are now available by visiting our Sample Ballot page.  These elections will be held on September 19, 2017 between the hours of 6:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. 

The sample ballots for the Special State Primary to fill the District 15/Ward 8 vacancy in the office of State Representative will be posted as soon as the ballots are made available by the state.  This election will also be held on September 19th in ward 8 only.

For all election related questions, please visit our Voter Registration and Elections page for more information, call us at 603-624-6455 or email at

Notice To Ward 6 Voters

Published: 07/03/2017

On June 6th, the Board of Mayor & Aldermen accepted a request on behalf of the ward 6 selectmen seeking a move of all voting activities to the Henry J. McLaughlin Middle School, effective immediately.  Polling location change notices were mailed to the addresses of all registered voters during the week of July 3rd.

Selectmen are excited over the new polling location within the gymnasium of one of the city's premier middle schools.  Ample parking and an expansive, modern space for all voting activities highlight the list of improvements to your voting experience. 

Your next scheduled election at Henry J. McLaughlin Middle School will be held on September 19, 2017.  If you need any assistance or further information on the new location please contact us at 603-624-6455.

Voter Checklist Verification Process Begins

Published: 06/02/2017

The Office of the City Clerk and the Manchester Board of Registrars is conducting a voter checklist verification process.  This process began by reviewing the voting history of all 64,420 voters on checklists citywide and provides us with a report of any voter who has not voted since November of 2012.  Currently, there are 8,577 registered voters who have not voted in these last nine (9) citywide elections.  Beginning early June 2017, each of these voters will receive a postcard from our office to determine if they still reside in Manchester and wish to remain a registered voter.

This postcard will provide notification of the pending removal from the voter checklist and an explanation of how to update registration information.  All registered voters who receive this notification will need to reregister with the Office of the City Clerk, or at the polls on election day, prior to voting at an upcoming election.

For more information on how to register to vote or questions about this notification, you may reach us at 624-6455 or by email at

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