Vote for Justice: NH Resources
New Hampshire State Primary: September 8, 2020
Voter Registration Deadline: September 1, 2020
Deadline to Request Absentee Ballot: September 7, 2020
Deadline to Return Completed Absentee Ballot: September 7, 2020 at 5pm
In 2020, you can use “concern over coronavirus” as a valid reason to vote by mail in New Hampshire. You can request your absentee ballot online. You can also call your town clerk to request an absentee ballot.
Work the Polls on Election Day!
Visit PowerthePolls.com to learn more about your town and sign up.
Amid COVID-19, America is facing a critical shortage of poll workers. Even as NH is expand access to vote-by-mail and absentee voting options (NH is encouraging absentee ballots for 2020), millions of Americas – especially voters with disabilities and those who lack reliable mail service – will continue to rely on in-person voting to cast a ballot.
If YOU want to help your town with the Polls on Election Day, please visit your town’s website and look for specific information for your town from the town clerk. Here is what you need to know:
- You must be a registered voter in your town
- Must be 17 years old on election day
- Compensation determined by your town or city
- Shifts range from 2 hours to 8 hours, full day is preferred
- Training is the night before and set up the morning of is helpful
- Sign up with your town clerk
Jobs range from:
- Help in setup
- Prevent interference with voting process and assists voters in accordance with the law
- Check voters in, hand out ballots, and direct voters to voting stations
- Help voters who may have difficulties voting due to sight and physical limitations
- Provide language assistance to Limited English Proficiency, translators may be available on site or by phone
- Oversee the completion of forms for challenge and provisional ballots
- Read and record the number of ballots cast before, during, and at the close of the polls