Registering to Vote:
You must be 18 Years of Age or older on election day
You may register to vote at the Town Clerk’s Office during regular business hours up to 10 days prior to an election or at a Special Session of the Supervisors of the Checklist that is posted in the Local Newspapers (Special Sessions are held 10 days prior to an election)
You may also register to vote at the Town polls on the day of election
Necessary Documentation and Information:
In addition to filling out the voter’s registration form, proof of age, domicile (legal address) and citizenship will need to be presented:
One of the following items is needed to show proof of age:
NH driver’s License/ State ID card
Please provide one of the following items as proof of domicile:
NH driver’s license/State ID card with a Pelham address on it
Lease agreement or a utility bill in your name or Hud statement for your property
Proof of Citizenship:
Naturalized citizens must provide their naturalization document with the date and the
name of the court where naturalized.
Complete and sign a citizenship affidavit provided by the town when you register
If you were an undeclared voter at a state primary or presidential primary, you would have had to have chosen a party ballot at that time and you will then be a registered member of that party unless you filled out a form at the polls with the Supervisors of the Checklist to return to undeclared status.
You may initiate a change in your party affiliation at the Town Clerk’s Office during regular business hours. You should check with the clerk’s office for any deadlines.
Absentee ballots are available at the town clerk’s office. You may request an absentee ballot either in person or by mail.
In Person: You may come into the Town Clerk’s office during regular business hours and
complete an Absentee Ballot request.
By Mail: You may submit a request in writing, and you must include your name, voting
address, mailing address, and your signature, or You may also print one of
the absentee voting application forms from the links below. Just click on the
link that pertains to the election that you are requesting the ballot for and print
and mail or fax to:
Town Clerk’s Office
6 Village Green
Pelham, NH 03076
Fax # 603-508-3096.
REMEMBER TO SIGN THE FORM/ LETTER BEFORE MAILING OR FAXING
Clerks may accept completed absentee ballots submitted in person until 5 pm the day before an election or until 5 p.m. on election day if it is received by mail.
*** For a State Primary Election or Presidential Primary Election you must specify which party ballot you are requesting, if you are an undeclared voter, you must declare a party. If you are unsure of your party affiliation, you may call the town clerk’s office @ 603-635-2040.
Absentee Ballot General Election.pdf