Election Day is Tuesday, November 6, 2018. The polls will be open from 6AM to 8PM at Souhegan High School.
Absentee ballots are available to registered voters of the town. NH law requires that you vote in person at the polls unless you declare one of the following absences:
1) You plan to be absent on election day from the town where you are domiciled.
2) You cannot appear in public because of observance of a religious commitment.
3) You are unable to vote due to a disability.
4) You cannot appear at any time during polling hours at the polling place because an employment obligation. For the purposes of this application, the term “employment” shall include the care of children and infirm adults, with or without compensation. Any person who votes or attempts to vote using an absentee ballot who is not entitled to vote by absentee ballot shall be guilty of a misdemeanor. RSA 657:24
Absentee ballots may be requested in person at the town clerk’s office from 9AM to 3PM, Monday through Friday and Tuesday night from 4:30 to 6:30 and up to 5PM on Monday, November 5, 2018. They must be returned by 5PM on Election Day, Tuesday, November 6, 2018. Absentee ballots may be requested by mail by submitting an application to our office.
Absentee ballots may be mailed to the Town Clerk’s office or delivered in person. Absentee ballots cannot be returned to other departments in the Town Hall and will not be accepted by other department employees.
Applications can be found at www.amherstnh.gov and scanned and emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org, or mailed to:
PO Box 960
Amherst NH 03031
Or picked up at the office during regular business hours.