The Town Clerk records all votes passed by the Town during Town Elections as well as completing the responsibilities involved in all State and Federal Primary and General Elections. Any person who has his/her domicile in Thornton and whose name does not appear on the checklist, may register to vote with the town clerk during her business hours on Mondays and Tuesdays, at a Supervisors of the Checklist meeting, or on election day.
To Register to Vote:
If you are domiciled in Thornton, NH, will be 18 years of age or older on the day of the next election, and are a United States citizen, you are eligible to register to vote. There is no minimum period of time you are required to have lived in the state before being allowed to register. You may register as soon as you move into your new community.
Simply visit your town clerk’s office during her business hours. You will need to complete a standard Voter Registration Form and show proof of having established a domicile in the town or city where you will vote. View the document below titled Registering to Vote in NH for more information and acceptable forms of proof of having established domicile. If you do not have documents to prove a qualification, you may prove identity, age, citizenship, or domicile by completing an affidavit that is available from the clerk.
Town Clerk Hours:
Tuesdays & Thursdays 3:30pm - 5:30pm or by appointment
Day before election: 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Only the town clerk is able to accept absentee ballot applications and handle absentee ballots. If you are registering to vote, need to file for an absentee ballot in person, or are dropping off an absentee ballot, please come in during the hours listed.
See the sidebar to the left for specific election information.
|Absentee Ballot Request (Primary & General Election)||29.95 KB|
|Registering to Vote in NH||188.07 KB|
|Candidacy Filing Form for Town Positions||121.06 KB|