Town of Alton

Official Website of Alton, New Hampshire

Voting and Election Info

Voter Registration

To register to vote you will need a photo ID and two pieces of mail with an Alton physical address (not a PO Box). If naturalized citizen, please bring in your naturalization papers with the name of court and date naturalized or a US Passport. The registration form must be completed at the Town Clerk’s office or at a Supervisors of the Checklist session (see Important Election Dates) or on the day of an election at the polls.

Voter ID Law

A photo ID is required at voting. For further information please visit the Secretary of States website at http://sos.nh.gov/

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IMPORTANT 2017-2018 ELECTION DATES

Nov 13, 2017 - First day to accept petitions to amend zoning ordinance, historic district ordinance or building code for consideration at March 2018 town meeting

Dec 13, 2017 - Last day to accept petitions to amend zoning ordinance, historic district ordinance or building code for consideration at March 2018 town meeting

Jan 9, 2018 - Last day for voters to petition selectmen to include an article in the town meeting warrant, provided that if a petitioned article proposes a bond governed by RSA 33:8-a, the deadline is the preceding Friday, January 5

Jan 23 - Supervisors of the Checklist will be in session from 7 to 7:30 p.m. to accept voter registrations – side entrance to town hall (Depot Street)

January 24-February 2 - Filing period for town and school offices (Feb. 2 open until 5:00)

Jan 27 - Supervisors of the Checklist will be in session from 11 to 11:30 a.m. to accept voter registrations – side entrance to town hall (Depot Street)

Feb 3 - School Deliberative Session @ 1:00 p.m. in the auditorium at the Prospect Mountain High School (snow date Feb. 5 @ 7:00 p.m.)

Feb 7 - Town Deliberative Session @ 7:00 p.m. in the auditorium at the Prospect Mountain High School (snow date Feb. 8 @ 7:00 p.m.)

Mar 2 - Last day for Town Clerk to accept voter registrations for Town Election

Mar 3 - Supervisors of the Checklist will be in session from 11 to 11:30 a.m. to accept voter registrations – side entrance to the town hall (Depot Street) No additions or corrections shall be made to the checklist after this session until election day.

March 12 - Last day for Town Clerk to accept absentee ballots filed in person-open until 5:00 p.m.

March 13 - Town Election Day at St. Katharine Drexel Church – voters may register at the polls (7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.)

March 16 - Last day for any person for whom a vote was cast to apply to Town Clerk for a recount-open until 5:00 p.m.

March 20 - Last day for 10 voters of a town to petition clerk to recount ballots on any question printed on the official ballot-open until 5:00 p.m.

June 5 - Supervisors of the Checklist will be in session from 7 to 7:30 p.m. – last day to change party affiliation before primary in September – side entrance to town hall (Depot Street)

June 6-June 15 - Filing period for all offices for state primary election (June 15 open until 5:00)

September 10 - Last day for Town Clerk to accept absentee ballots filed in person-open until 5:00 p.m.

September 11 - State Primary Election Day at St. Katharine Drexel Church – voters may register at the polls (7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.)

November 5 - Last day for Town Clerk to accept absentee ballots filed in person-open until 5:00 p.m.

November 6 - General Election Day at St. Katharine Drexel Church – voters may register at the polls (7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.)

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