Election Law

Chairman: Barbara Griffin
VChairman: Wayne MacDonald
Clerk: Natalie Wells
Secretary: Carrie Morris
Researcher: Christina Dyer
Location: LOB Room 308
Phone: 603-271-3310

There are 70 bills originally referred to this committee

Title: relating to elections. Providing that the age to vote in the primary election be reduced to 17 for those who will be 18 by the general election.
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02/23/2022 10:00 AM
Title: relating to ballot measures. Providing that upon petition by voters, a question may be placed on the ballot of a statewide election.
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01/13/2022 09:30 AM
Title: relating to paper ballots. Providing that all elections shall be conducted through paper ballots.
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01/13/2022 01:30 PM
Title: relating to elections. Providing that all elections in New Hampshire shall be by ranked-choice voting.
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01/13/2022 11:00 AM
Title: relative to voter qualifications and registration procedures.
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01/22/2021 11:00 AM
Title: relative to the definition of electioneering.
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02/05/2021 09:30 AM
Title: modifying the dates of the state primary and associated filing deadline.
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01/29/2021 09:30 AM
Title: relative to absentee ballot request forms.
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03/04/2021 11:15 AM
Title: relative to the absentee ballot application process.
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03/04/2021 01:00 PM
Title: requiring that voters show identification when personally delivering absentee ballots to town and city clerks.
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03/04/2021 01:30 PM
Title: relative to domicile of students for voting purposes.
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03/08/2021 09:45 AM
Title: relative to the ability of the public to observe the processing and counting of absentee ballots.
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03/04/2021 02:15 PM
Title: relative to verification of ballots cast in an election.
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03/05/2021 09:30 AM
Title: relative to the use of campaign contributions for personal use expenditures.
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02/05/2021 01:30 PM
Title: relative to ballot column rotation.
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01/29/2021 12:00 PM
Title: requiring the secretary of state to conduct random verification counts of polling place results.
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03/05/2021 10:15 AM
Title: relative to determining the qualifications of voters and establishing provisional voter registration and provisional ballots.
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03/08/2021 10:30 AM
Title: relative to the qualified voter affidavit.
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03/08/2021 11:00 AM
Title: relative to the date of the state primary.
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01/29/2021 10:30 AM
Title: relative to the statewide voter database.
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02/17/2021 11:00 AM
Title: relative to temporary absence from domicile for voting purposes.
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03/08/2021 10:15 AM
Title: establishing a commission to study the structure and election calendar of New Hampshire municipal government.
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02/02/2022 11:45 AM
Title: requiring the date a person registers to vote to be included with other voter information.
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01/19/2022 09:30 AM
Title: requiring municipal voter history to be made accessible in the statewide centralized voter registration database.
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01/19/2022 01:00 PM
Title: requiring the use of hand-marked, durable paper ballots in elections.
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01/13/2022 02:00 PM
Title: ┬áprohibiting certain state officers from forming political action committees.
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02/02/2022 12:00 PM
Title: relative to the number of names required for nomination by nomination papers.
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02/03/2022 09:30 AM
Title: relative to absentee ballot requests.
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02/10/2022 09:30 AM
Title: relative to electronic ballot counting devices.
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01/13/2022 02:30 PM
Title: relative to over voted ballots.
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02/23/2022 09:30 AM
Title: requiring certain voters to declare a party affiliation prior to a state primary election and requiring candidates to be members of political parties for a certain amount of time prior to an election in which such candidates seek office.
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02/03/2022 09:45 AM
Title: relative to election challengers.
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02/03/2022 10:00 AM
Title: relative to the definition of "party" for election purposes.
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02/03/2022 10:15 AM
Title: (Second New Title) relative to voter registration and verification of voter identity.
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02/10/2022 11:30 AM
Title: relative to filing deadlines for candidates seeking election to charter commissions and relative to the dates of such elections.
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02/02/2022 12:15 PM
Title: relative to folded ballots.
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01/13/2022 03:00 PM
Title: relative to political contributions made by certain business entities.
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01/19/2022 09:45 AM
Title: establishing ranked-choice voting for state party primary elections and municipal elections.
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01/13/2022 10:30 AM
Title: establishing a formula to allocate presidential electors to presidential nominees.
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02/10/2022 10:00 AM
Title: relative to permissible campaign contributions by business organizations and labor unions.
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01/19/2022 10:00 AM
Title: relative to the election-day duties of incumbent election officials who also appear on the ballot.
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02/10/2022 10:30 AM
Title: relative to electronic copies of absentee ballot lists.
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01/19/2022 02:15 PM
Title: relative to the reporting of certain campaign contributions and relative to political contributions made by limited liability companies.
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01/19/2022 10:30 AM
Title: relative to campaign contributions and expenditures, and making an appropriation therefor.
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01/19/2022 10:45 AM
Title: relative to access to election and voter information.
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01/19/2022 01:30 PM
Title: relative to chain of custody of ballot boxes after an election.
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01/20/2022 11:30 AM
Title: (New Title) relative to recounts of state representative races during a general election.
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02/02/2022 11:00 AM
Title: requiring that all ballot counting devices show the number of overvotes for each race on the ballot.
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01/20/2022 11:00 AM
Title: authorizing a forensic audit of the November 3, 2020 election results in Merrimack county for president, governor, and United States senate races.
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02/02/2022 10:30 AM
Title: relative to ranked-choice voting.
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01/13/2022 10:00 AM
Title: requiring a forensic audit of the 2020 election results.
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02/02/2022 09:30 AM
Title: relative to direct recall elections.
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01/20/2022 10:00 AM
Title: (New Title) requiring political subdivisions to make voter checklists available in electronic form to any resident.
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01/19/2022 01:45 PM
Title: requiring the use of ballots with embedded security and relative to chain of custody of absentee ballots.
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01/20/2022 01:00 PM
Title: (New Title) relative to vote returns.
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01/20/2022 01:30 AM
Title: relative to documentation required to prove a voter's eligibility to vote.
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01/19/2022 11:00 AM
Title: relative to the voter registration process.
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02/10/2022 11:00 AM
Title: (New Title) relative to consequences resulting from election official misconduct.
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01/20/2022 09:30 AM
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Title: allowing the preprocessing of absentee ballots for certain 2021 elections and allowing for the postponement of annual town meetings in calendar year 2021 where concerns exist during the COVID-19 health emergency.
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01/22/2021 10:00 AM
Title: (New Title) relative to the absentee ballot application form.
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03/31/2021 11:15 AM
Title: relative to the disqualification of certain persons from performing the duties of an election official.
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04/06/2022 09:30 AM
Title: relative to the date of the state primary election.
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04/06/2022 09:45 AM
Title: relative to political expenditures and contributions.
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04/08/2022 10:00 AM
Title: relative to the use of electronic poll books.
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04/06/2022 10:00 AM
Title: relative to absentee ballot outer envelopes.
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04/06/2022 10:30 AM
Title: requiring an audit of ballots cast in the 2022 primary and general election.
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04/06/2022 10:45 AM
Title: (New Title) relative to fines and penalties for election law violations and relative to consequences resulting from election official misconduct.
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04/06/2022 11:15 AM
Title: relative to verification of voter affidavits.
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04/08/2022 11:00 AM
Title: relative to the establishment of an election information portal.
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04/08/2022 10:30 AM
Title: modifying the absentee voter registration process, absentee ballot application, and absentee ballot voting process.
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04/06/2022 11:30 AM