Portsmouth NH 2020 General Election Voter Guide

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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):

President/Vice President

Donald Trump/Mike Pence

Joseph Biden/Kamala Harris

Jo Jorgensen/Jeremy Cohen


Chris Sununu

Dan Feltes

Darryl W. Perry

U.S. Senate

Jeanne Shaheen

Bryant "Corky" Messner

Justin O'Donnell


Matt Mowers

Chris Pappas

Zachary S. Dumont

Executive Council

Mindi Messmer

Janet Stevens

State Senate

Rebecca Perkins Kwoka

Sue Polidura

State Rep Rockingham District 25

Laura Pantelakos

State Rep Rockingham District 26

Rebecca Susan McBeath

Alexandria Knox

State Rep Rockingham District 27

Peter Somssich

State Rep Rockingham District 28

Cynthia Taylor-Hollandbeck

Gerald W. R. Ward

State Rep Rockingham District 29

David Meuse

State Rep Rockingham District 30

Jacqueline Cali-Pitts

Thomas Lukacz

State Rep Rockingham District 31

Joan Hamblet

Henry A. Marsh

County Sheriff

Chuck Massahos

Patrick William Rivard

County Attorney

Steven J. Briden

Patricia Conway

County Treasurer

Scott Priestley

Ty Quinn

Register of Deeds

Michael McCord

Cathy Stacey

Register of Probate

Bob Davidson

Ray Tweedie

County Commissioner

Kate Coyle

Kevin P. St. James

If you are a candidate for office in 2020 and would like a free Patch candidate profile, fill out this Google form and email a photo to tony.schinella@patch.com. Patch in New Hampshire will do our best to make sure all profiles and photos are up before Election Day.

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.

Voting Issues

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.


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This article originally appeared on the Portsmouth Patch

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