Primary Voters’ Guide 2019

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See below for links to all the candidate profiles, information on where to vote in your ward, and how to register to vote. Winners of Tuesday’s primary will move on to the general election on November 5, 2019.


Primary Races

Click here ⇒ to read the candidate profiles for Joyce Craig, Glenn RJ Ouellette and Victoria Sullivan.


 

Click here ⇒ to read profiles for candidates running for Alderman At-Large

 


 

Click here ⇒ to read profiles for candidates running for School Committee At-Large

 


 

Click here ⇒ to read candidate profiles for Alderman in Wards 5,  7 and 11; Ward 6 Board of School Committee


The city’s non-partisan municipal primary election is on September 17, 2019.  Polls are open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. across all 12 city wards. Not sure which ward you’re in? Click here, enter your address and find your ward polling place or use the map below:


Polling locations

WARD 1
WEBSTER SCHOOL AUDITORIUM
2519 Elm Street (*handicapped accessible entrance/parking available in rear of building)

WARD 2
HILLSIDE MIDDLE SCHOOL
112 Reservoir Avenue

WARD 3
CAROL M. RINES CENTER
USE REAR ENTRANCE – NOT ELM STREET ENTRANCE
1528 Elm Street

WARD 4
MCDONOUGH SCHOOL
550 Lowell Street

WARD 5
BEECH STREET SCHOOL
333 Beech Street

WARD 6
HENRY J. MCLAUGHLIN MIDDLE SCHOOL
290 South Mammoth Road

WARD 7
ST. ANTHONY COMMUNITY CENTER
148 Belmont Street

WARD 8
MEMORIAL HIGH SCHOOL
One Crusader Way

WARD 9
BISHOP LEO E. O’NEIL YOUTH CENTER
30 South Elm Street

WARD 10
PARKER-VARNEY SCHOOL
223 James Pollock Drive

WARD 11
GOSSLER SCHOOL
145 Parkside Avenue

WARD 12
NORTHWEST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
300 Youville Street



Ballot Sneak Previews

Click here to see a sample ballot for your ward.

Useful links

How to Register to Vote

New Hampshire residents who will be 18 years of age or older on Election Day and a U.S. Citizen may register with their Town or City Clerk.  Polls are open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. unless posted otherwise.

In order to register to vote in the City of Manchester you must meet the following requirements:

  • Have a valid New Hampshire driver’s license with a current Manchester address on the front.

For your convenience, the Office of the City Clerk is open for voter registration Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Tuesday evenings until 8 p.m., excluding holidays unless posted otherwise. All applications must be approved by the Board of Registrars before being added to the checklist.

All Other Registrants:

  • Proof of Identification:
    Valid Driver’s License, Non-Driver’s ID, Current Passport, Military ID, or a completed Qualified Voter Affidavit signed under the penalties of voting fraud set forth by NH Voter ID Law.
  • Proof of Domicile:
    There are numerous documents that will be accepted to prove your domicile in the city of Manchester.  The following is just an example of a few of these documents:
  1. Valid NH vehicle registration, utility bill (with applicant’s name on it, i.e. Telephone, Gas, Electric), school document showing you live in campus housing, rental or lease agreement in your name, tax bills, medical bills, pay stubs showing your Manchester address or other monthly bills, postmarked mail within the last 30 days.
  2. If you are a naturalized citizen you will also need to provide proof of your citizenship or you will be asked to complete a Qualified Voter Affidavit signed under the penalties of voting fraud set forth by State Law.
  3. For additional questions regarding the voter registration process and how the latest 2017 voting laws affect you, please refer to the NH Attorney General’s memorandum issued on September 18, 2017.

Military or Overseas Citizen Registration:
If you are a member of the military you can obtain from your commanding officer a Standard Form 76 (red and white form), Federal Post Card Application – Registration and Absentee Ballot Request. If you are an overseas citizen or if your commanding officer does not have the form you can print out the online version of the Federal Post Card Application and mail it to the City Clerk’s Office, One City Hall Plaza, Manchester, NH 03101.

For your information: Read the 2017 NH Voter ID Law

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