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Get Ready to Vote, Manchester!

November 5th, 2012 · No Comments · City Library, Main Branch, West Branch

Are you ready to vote?  Below are answers to questions you might have!

PER CITY OF MANCHESTER WEBSITE (http://www.manchesternh.gov)

THE POLLS ARE OPEN FROM 6:00 A.M. TO  7:00 P.M unless posted otherwise.

Questions?  Please call the City Clerk’s office at (603) 624-6455 during normal business hours. (closed on Election Day!)

PLEASE NOTE THAT VOTER I.D. LAWS CHANGED IN 2012.

This  link explains the new voter I.D. Law for 2012 as prepared by the Secretary of State.

 YOU MAY REGISTER TO VOTE THE DAY OF THE ELECTION AT THE POLLS:

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

Valid New Hampshire Driver’s License with current Manchester address on the front.

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 State Law.

Proof of Domicile:
Valid NH Vehicle Registration, Utility Bill (with applicant’s name on it, i.e. Telephone, Gas, Electric), medical bills, pay stubs showing your Manchester address or other monthly bills, postmarked mail within the last 30 days or a completed Domicile Affidavit signed under the penalties of voting fraud set forth by State Law.

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.

WHERE DO I VOTE??

http://www.manchesternh.gov/website/Departments/CityClerk/VoterRegistrationandElections/WheredoIVote/tabid/935/Default.aspx

MANCHESTER CITY SAMPLE BALLOT BY WARD:

http://www.manchesternh.gov/website/Departments/CityClerk/VoterRegistrationandElections/SampleBallots/tabid/584/Default.aspx

BE READY WHEN YOU GO INTO THE BOOTH:

Can’t decide who to vote For? Find FACTUAL information on the Presidential and Congressional Candidates by clicking the links below:

www.opensecrets.org  Open Secrets is brought to you by the good folks at the Center for Responsive Politics in Washington D.C., founded in 1983 by U.S. Senators Frank Church (D-Idaho) and Hugh Scott (R-Pa.).

This site gives information on who is contributing to presidential and congressional candidates. For instance, if you click on the tab “Politics and Elections”, then click on “Presidential”, then choose a candidate you’d like to know more about by clicking on the name appearing below their picture, then click the smaller tab called “industries”, you can see a break-down of how much that candidate is getting from the top 20 industries. Try it! This website is updated monthly.

www.votesmart.org Project Vote Smart is a website containing information about the American government, elections, candidates and voting information. What is Carol-Shea Porters entire voting record on business and consumer issues? What is Frank Guinta’s position on the 2010 Affordable Care Act?  These questions can be answered here. Save yourself time pouring over newspaper articles on the candidates and get to the answers you want quickly.

Don’t forget to vote on November 6th! It’s your civic duty.


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