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Voter Information

Please note that the polling location is WINDHAM HIGH SCHOOL. We do not have any wards at this time.  

You may register to vote any time during regular business hours at the Town Clerk's office. You must be an American citizen, and present proof thereof. A birth certificate or passport is acceptable. If you are a Naturalized citizen, you must present your naturalization papers. Proof of residency is also required. A driver’s license or utility bill would suffice.

Voter registration cannot be accepted by the Town Clerk’s office within ten (10) days prior to any election, however, the Supervisors of the Checklist sit prior to an election for new voters, change of party, etc. Their hours are posted in the local paper, and in the Town Hall. Registration can also be completed at the polls on the day of the election. For more information about Elections please visit the State's website

ABSENTEE VOTERS

Please keep in mind you need to be a REGISTERED VOTER in order to obtain an Absentee Ballot. If you will be gone from the Town, or physically can't come to vote, then you can obtain an Absentee Ballot by submitting a request for either by faxing it, dropping it off in person, or mailing it to the Town Clerk's attention. Emailed forms will NOT be accepted.  To request an absentee ballot for an upcoming Election, please use template below.

 

We can't issue ballots to anyone else but the voter themselves (not even relatives or spouses). 

The deadline for returning absentee ballots by the voter in person is 5:00 pm the day before the Election (Monday). 

We can accept Absentee ballots that are postmarked and MAILED to us, or given to us at the Election by a direct family member (bring your photo ID, and you will be required to fill out a form) up until the Election Day at 5:00pm. 

To track your absentee ballot, check your party, and more follow this link: http://app.sos.nh.gov/Public/PollingPlaceSearch.aspx

If you have any more questions please give the office a call during business hours or feel free to email us.

Upcoming Elections:

March 14, 2017- 7am-8pm at Windham High School

Sample Ballot(s)

Town / Zoning

Important upcoming dates:

Deadline for submission of Zoning Amendment Citizen Petitions: 12/14/2016

Deadline for submission of bond Citizen Petitions for Town Warrant: 1/6/2017

Deadline for submission of other Citizen Petitions for Town Warrant: 1/10/2017

Elected official candidacy filing period: 1/25/17 - 2/3/2017 (5:00pm)

Declarations of Candidacy for open town positions are filed with the Town Clerk at Town Hall.  The available positions are listed below: 

 Board of Selectmen- 2 positions for 3 years

 Trustee of the Trust Fund- 1 position for 3 years

 Planning Board- 2 positions for 3 years

 Zoning Board of Adjustment- 1 position for 3 years

 Trustee of Cemetery- 1 position for 3 years

 Trustees of the Library- 2 positions for 3 years

For more information, please contact the Town Clerk's Office.

As of 2/3/17 at 5:00pm, the following candidates have filed.  (In no particular order)

Board of Selectmen

Joel Desilets

Bruce R. Breton

Galen A. Stearns

Trustee of the Trust Fund

Doreen Demone

Trustee of the Cemetery

Barbara Coish

Trustee of the Library

Neelima Gogumalla

Mark Branoff

Planning Board

Margaret Crisler

Paul R. Gosselin

Matthew Rounds

Zoning Board of Adjustment

Mark Samsel

 

 

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Absentee Ballot Request template.doc607 KB
Town Ballot 2017164.91 KB
Zoning Ballot 201734.82 KB

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