PORTSMOUTH, NH — New Hampshire voters go to the polls on Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020, to vote in the general election.
Voters in Portsmouth choosing to cast ballots in person can vote between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. at the following locations:
Ward 1: New Franklin School, 1 Franklin Drive.
Ward 2: Portsmouth Middle School, Connie Bean Gymnasium entrance, 155 Parrott Avenue.
Ward 3: Portsmouth Senior Activity Center, 125 Cottage St.
Ward 4: Portsmouth High School, 50 Andrew Jarvis Drive.
Ward 5: Little Harbour School, 50 Clough Drive (off South Street).
Here is the listing of candidates whose names appear on the ballot (click on the link to read their Patch candidate profile):
Donald Trump/Mike Pence
Joseph Biden/Kamala Harris
Jo Jorgensen/Jeremy Cohen
Darryl W. Perry
Bryant "Corky" Messner
Zachary S. Dumont
Rebecca Perkins Kwoka
State Rep Rockingham District 25
State Rep Rockingham District 26
Rebecca Susan McBeath
State Rep Rockingham District 27
State Rep Rockingham District 28
Gerald W. R. Ward
State Rep Rockingham District 29
State Rep Rockingham District 30
State Rep Rockingham District 31
Henry A. Marsh
Patrick William Rivard
Steven J. Briden
Register of Deeds
Register of Probate
Kevin P. St. James
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New Hampshire Patch will begin reporting election results at 7 p.m. after the polls begin closing around the state.
Voting By Mail
If you have COVID-19, are caring for someone with the new coronavirus, or worried you may be exposed to the virus, you can vote by mail or absentee ballot for the 2020 election. You can also register to vote by mail, too.
To register to vote or request an absentee voter registration forms and instructions, click here.
Note: All ballots must physically be in the hands of city or town clerk's offices by 5 p.m. on Nov. 3 in order to be counted.
Voter ID Law
New Hampshire has a Voter ID Law. For more information about what identification you will need and what to do if you don't have an ID, visit the Secretary of State's Office website.
The Attorney General's Office will be operating the Election Day hotline from 7 a.m. until 8 p.m.
The Attorney General's Office encourages voters and election officials with concerns or questions to call 1-866-868-3703. In the event a caller receives voicemail, they should leave a message and attorneys in the office will address each message received.
Additional information on voting can be found here.
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