Voter & Election Information

Absentee Ballots

Election Day is Tuesday, March 14, 2017.  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:

You plan to be absent on election day from the town where you are domiciled.

You cannot appear in public because of observance of a religious commitment.

You are unable to vote due to a disability.

You cannot appear at ant 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, March 13, 2017. They must be returned by 5PM on Election Day, Tuesday, March 14, 2017.   Absentee ballots may be requested by mail by submitting a request in writing with the signature of the requestor.   PLEASE SCROLL TO THE BOTTOM OF THIS PAGE TO DOWNLOAD AN APPLICATION FOR AN ABSENTEE BALLOT.

Absentee ballots may be mailed to the Town Clerk’s office or delivered in person.  If the voter cannot return the ballot, a family member may return the ballot but an Absentee Ballot Return Form (RSA 657:17) must be signed.

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 ndemers@amherstnh.gov, or mailed to:

Town Clerk, PO Box 960, Amherst NH 03031

Or picked up at the office during regular business hours.

Applications can be found at www.amherstnh.gov  and scanned and emailed to ndemers@amherstnh.gov, or mailed to:

Town Clerk, PO Box 960, Amherst NH 03031

Or picked up at the office during regular business hours.

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