Filing Deadline: 6/11/2010
Primary Date: 9/14/2010
Filing Fee:

All candidates MUST pay the administrative assessment fee  OR  file the required number of primary petitions (See “forms and or handbook”) as indicated below

United States Senator  $100 OR 200 primary petitions

Representative in Congress $50 OR 100 primary petitions

Handbook: NH Secretary of State
Election Division
New Hampshire Election Code
Primary Petition (PDF)
Election Forms
Secretary of State Elections Department:

Phone: 603-271-3242

Fax: 603-271-6316


Law: New Hampshire Election Code

For US Rep, Candidate does not have to live in same district for which they are a candidate; however, they must be domiciled and a registered voter in New Hampshire


File declaration of candidacy. Forms for all offices are available from the Secretary of State through the mail or by going to their office. The declarations of candidacy are not available on the Secretary of State’s website.

Primary Petition (PDF)
Election Forms