Supervisors of the Checklist

TOWN OF AMHERST***PUBLIC NOTICE

The Amherst Supervisors of the Checklist will be in session at the Town Clerk’s Office at the Amherst Town Hall on March 4, 2017  between 11:00 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. New voter registrations, additions and corrections to the checklist, and party changes may be made at this session. No additions or corrections shall be made to the checklist after this session until Election Day, March 14, 2017. 

New voters are always welcome to register during business hours at the Town Hall up until 10 days prior to Election Day or at the polls on Election Day. 

Please address any questions about voter registration and absentee ballots to the Town Clerk by calling 674-6041, Ext. 203.

If you’re unsure of your current voter registration status, you may review the checklists posted at both the Town Library or Town Hall or go online to check it at: http://app.sos.nh.gov

How to Register to Vote

During weekdays, new voters can register at the Town Clerk’s Office during regular office hours.

You may also register on election day at the polls.

New registrations require:

  1. A valid photo ID (driver’s license, passport, or other accepted forms of photo ID) as proof of age (need to be 18 by election day) and identity,
  2. Proof of town residency if the address on your driver’s license does not confirm residency (i.e., an electric bill or other accepted document proving current residency), and
  3. Proof of US citizenship if not U.S. born (U.S. passport or naturalization papers).

Checking Voter Registration

Copies of the checklist are available prior to an election at the Town Clerk’s Office and the Town Library.

If unsure of your current party affiliation, you may go online here to check it or check the paper checklists located at the Town Office or Town Library.

One can request a copy of the checklist through the Town Clerk’s Office. The charge is $25 for each copy of the public checklist for a town. For public checklists containing more than 2,500 names, the fee is $25 plus $.50 per thousand names or portion thereof in excess of 2,500, plus any shipping costs. The checklist may be provided on paper, computer disk, computer tape, electronic transfer, or any other form. RSA 654:31 II.

Job Description

Three Supervisors of the Checklist are elected with staggered terms of six years to serve the voters of the town.

Duties of the Supervisors include the following:

  1. Determine if an applicant is legally qualified to vote,
  2. Update the Checklist of registered voters with new voter registrations and any status changes,
  3. Maintain and update the voter files in the Town Clerk’s Office,
  4. Attend periodic training sessions held in Concord,
  5. Hold periodic mandatory supervisor sessions and post notices in advance, and
  6. Educate voters about any changes to voting procedure or law. On Election Day, supervisors are to be present before, during and after elections to set up, register voters, facilitate party changes, do data entry, and tally numbers required by the Secy. of State’s Office. Following an election, supervisors enter any new voter applications and status changes into the database and scan checklists to record voter history.

Board Members

Name Title
Donni Hodgkins Term Expires 2017
Jeanne Ludt Term Expires 2022
Margaret “Maggie” Paul Term Expires 2018
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