Election Information

Presidential Election
February 11, 2020

Presidential Primary Election - February 11, 2020


Sample Ballots:           Democratic: Click Here             Republican Click Here

Absentee Ballots Available

Absentee Ballots for the February 11, 2020, Presidential Primary Election are now available in the Rochester City Clerk’s Office, located in Room 105 of City Hall, 31 Wakefield Street. Any qualified applicant may request an Absentee Ballot from the City Clerk’s Office. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Absentee Ballot Request Form Click Here

Any person who votes or attempts to vote using an absentee ballot who is not qualified to vote by absentee ballot shall be guilty of a misdemeanor RSA 657:24

Supervisors of the Checklist Session

The Supervisors of the Checklist shall be in session on Wednesday, February 5, 2020, from 7:00 PM to 7:30 PM in City Hall, 31 Wakefield Street, Rochester, New Hampshire to accept new voter registrations and changes in name and/or address. No additions or corrections shall be made to the Checklist after this session, until Election Day. The last day to change your party affiliation was October 26, 2019.

Physically disabled individuals who are unable to visit City Hall to personally register to vote should contact the City Clerk’s Office no later than Wednesday, February 5, 2020, to make alternate arrangements. 

Polling Location/Times/Processing of Absentee Ballots:

WARD 1:       East Rochester Elementary School - 773 Portland Street, East Rochester

WARD 2:       St. Mary's Parish Center - 71 Lowell Street, Rochester

WARD 3:       Gonic Elementary School - 10 Railroad Avenue, Rochester

WARD 4:       McClelland Elementary School - 59 Brock Street, Rochester

WARD 5:       Rochester Community Center - 150 Wakefield Street/Community Way, Rochester (Located on the Chestnut Hill Road Side of Building)

WARD 6:       Elks Lodge #1393 - 295 Columbus Avenue, Rochester

In accordance with RSA 659:4, and Section 47 of the City Charter – All polling places shall be open from 8:00 A.M. to 7:00 P.M., on said Election Day.

All Polling Locations shall begin processing Absentee Ballots at 10:00 AM.

Frequently Asked Questions: here

Voter Information Look-up : Absentee Ballot Search - Party Affiliation

Contact the City Clerk about Election Information.

NH SOS Election Division and Frequently Asked Questions


September 11, 2018 Primary Election Voter Returns