How & Where to Vote

Nashua’s Ward 2 voters cast their ballots at the Charlotte Avenue Elementary School.  Polls will be open from 6 am until 8 pm on Election Day.  For information about where to vote if you live in another ward, visit the City Clerk’s page on polling locations.

New residents who wish to register to vote may do so Monday through Friday from 8 am until 5 pm at the Office of the City Clerk, 229 Main Street.   New voters will also be able to register at the polls on Election Day.

To register to vote, you must be a US citizen, at least 18 years of age, and a resident in the ward (or town) in which you intend to cast your ballot. To expedite the voter registration process, residents should bring a photo ID (such as a driver’s license) and evidence of where you live (such as your driver’s license, utility bill, rental agreement, or tax form) to the City Clerk’s Office.

For general information on how to register to vote, visit the Secretary of State’s website.  City residents may register at the Office of the City Clerk during regular business hours (Monday – Friday, 8 am – 5 pm) and such special hours as may be required under state law.

For information on how to vote with an absentee ballot, visit the Nashua City Clerk’s website.  Any registered voter who is absent from the city on the day of an election, who cannot appear in public because of an observance of a religious commitment, or who is unable to vote in person by reasons of a physical disability, may vote by absentee ballot. A person who is unable to appear at any time during polling hours at his or her polling place because an employment obligation.  For this purpose of this application, the term “employment” shall include the care of children and infirm adults, with or without compensation. (NH RSA 657:1)

For information on voting procedures for Uniformed and Overseas Voters, visit the Secretary of State’s website. Uniformed and Overseas Voters who request absentee ballots must send their requests — and submit their absentee ballots — to the town or city clerk of the community in which they are registered (not the Secretary of State or county offices).  For Uniformed and Overseas Voters who are registered as Ward 2 voters, the address for the Nashua City Clerk is 229 Main Street, Nashua, NH  03060. Additional voting information for service members, their families, and overseas citizens is available online from the Federal Voting Assistance Program.