New Hampshire will elect a Governor in 2012
Presidential Primary registration deadline – October 14, 2011 to change
party affiliation; December 31, 2011 or at the polls on Primary Day if
Presidential Primary date – January 10, 2012
State Primary registration deadline – June 5, 2012 to change party
affiliation; September 4, 2012 or at the polls on Primary Day if
State Primary date – September 11, 2012
General Election registration deadline – October 27, 2012 or at the polls
on Election Day
Election information phone number – 603-271-3242
State election website –
In person – Early voting in person
is not permitted.
By mail – Voters may vote early by
mail if they: will be absent from their city or town of registration on
election day; have a disability that prevents them from voting in person;
will be working during the time polls will be open on election day; or will
not be able to go to the polls due to religious observance.
There is no specific deadline for requesting
absentee/vote-by-mail ballots, but marked ballots must either be returned in
person by the day before the election or received by mail on election day.
Absentee voting by mail – Begins September 22