House Election Law Chair Calls Secretary of State Election Training Procedures Into Question After Embarrassing Voter Assistance Inquiry
During the November 2018 State General Election, a Charlestown mother assisted her disabled son at the polls. NH RSA 659:20, Assistance in Voting, is quite clear that “a person of the voter’s choice” may assist a voter who needs assistance in marking the ballot. 19-year-old Justin Milliken is a registered voter in the town […]
Is Secretary of State Bill Gardner Trying to Influence the Legislature More This Year than in the Past?
The NH Business Review recently observed that Secretary of State Bill Gardner seems to be involving himself in legislative deliberations this session, more than in the past (June 7 – 20, 2019 issue). Here’s what the publication had to say relative to HB 651: “Is it only in the imagination, or does it seem that SOS […]
From June 2 through June 8, the NH Legislature celebrated the 200th anniversary of the construction of the NH State House, which began in 1816 and was completed in 1819. The first session of the General Court in this building also occurred in 1819. The NH State House Bicentennial Commission held a series of events […]
On Thursday, May 30th, the New Hampshire Senate voted 13 – 11 to pass HB611 which would allow any voter who wishes, to cast his or her ballot by mail. Under current law, voters may only cast absentee ballots if they will be absent from the town or city where they live on election day, […]