Information About Voter Registration:
|How do I register to vote?||What documentation do I need for Voter Registration?|
|Where do I Register to Vote?||When do I Register to Vote?|
Information About Wards and Voting Domicile:
|What Ward do I live in?||Where do I Vote?|
Information About Absentee Voting:
|Absentee Voting||Requesting an Absentee Ballot|
|Returning your Ballot||Check the Status of Your Absentee Ballot Request|
Information About Past/Future Elections:
The Presidential Primary was held January 10, 2012. The State Primary was held on September 11, 2012 and the State General/Presidential Election was held on November 6, 2012. Information about the candidates can be found on the State of NH website.
Please click here to view Election results for the 2012 State General/Presidential Election.
Appear in the City Clerk's Office or before a Checklist Supervisor
Present documentation to prove your identity, age and residency in Keene
Sign a completed Voter Registration Form
To Prove Identity:
Any photo identification card
To Prove Age:
*In lieu of the documents listed, identity and age may be proven via the signing of a qualified voter affidavit. The City Clerk can provide you with this form.
*To Prove Citizenship:
*In lieu of the documents listed, citizenship may be proven via the signing of a qualified voter affidavit. The City Clerk can provide you with this form.
*To Prove Residency:
Driver's License with Keene address
Checking account with Keene address
Personal letter mailed to a Keene address
*In lieu of the documents listed, domicile may be proven via the signing of an affidavit of domicile. The City Clerk can provide you with this form.
- The City Clerk's Office
3 Washington Street
The polling place on the day of an election
- At a session of the Checklist Supervisors
City Clerk's Office:
Register any weekday between 8:00 am and 4:30 pm up to 10 days before an election
Days, hours and places are posted 7 days prior to the Checklist Supervisors' session
During the regular voting hours on an election day
The City of Keene is broken into five seperate Wards. To view what streets are assigned to each Ward, click on the link below: City of Keene Street Index
Please click here to view a City Ward Map.
Ward 1: Michael E.J. Blastos Community Room
400 Marlboro Street
(adjacent to Keene Police Department)
Ward 2: Keene Parks & Rec. Dept.
312 Washington Street
Ward 3: Fuller School
422 Elm Street
Ward 4: Symonds School
79 Park Avenue
Ward 5: Crossway Church
28 Arch Street
*Polls are open 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Please click on the applicable link below to download an absentee ballot request form which can be printed and mailed to your City or Town Clerk to request a ballot:
Please click here to view Guidelines for eligibility to vote Absentee
An Official Absentee Ballot request form may be obtained by either calling or appearing in person at your city or town clerk's office. Once the Absentee Ballots have been received by the Clerk a voter appearing in person shall be given their Ballot in hand, all other requests shall be fulfilled by mailing the Ballot to the voter.
As an alternative to completing the request form the voter may write a letter of request for an Absentee Ballot and submit by mail or via fax to the city or town clerk's office.
If you are a Keene voter, mail your request to:
3 Washington Street
Keene, NH 03431
Or fax it to the following number: (603) 357-9884
PLEASE NOTE: If you are requesting an Absentee Ballot for a partisan election, please be sure to indicate whether you want a Republican or Democratic Ballot. Please contact your city or town clerk to confirm your party affiliation.
Make your vote count! Carefully follow the instructions enclosed with your Ballot. After marking your Ballot place it in the small envelope and seal said envelope, then sign the affidavit which fits your particular situation. After you have signed the proper affidavit with your full name, place the envelope containing the ballot into the mailing envelope. Affix the proper postage and mail the envelope, or personally deliver it to the city or town clerk so that it is received before 5:00 p.m. on the day before the election. Ballots may only be hand delivered to the city clerk's office by the voter.
PLEASE NOTE: Absentee ballots delivered by mail shall be accepted by the town or city clerk up to 5:00 p.m. election day.
Please click the link below to view a sample ballots for the 2012 State General Election:
For more information on the constitutional amendment questions included on the ballot, please click here