2020 FILING INFORMATION, SUPERVISORS SESSION AND POSITIONS OPEN FOR TOWN ELECTION:
The Supervisors of the Checklist will be in session at the Stratham Town Clerk’s Office on Tuesday, January 21, 2020 from 7:00 pm to 7:30 pm to accept voter registrations for the Presidential Primary held on February 11, and for the filing period for the Town Election held on March 10. If registering to vote, residents will be asked to provide photo ID and proof of residency. If you do not have this, you will be asked to sign an affadavit. There are no party changes accepted at this session.
The filing period for Town and School officials starts Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020 and ends Friday, January 31st, 2020. Candidates must be registered voters in the Town of Stratham, and must either apply in person with a photo ID at the Town Clerk’s Office, or if filing by mail, we must have your filing papers by 1/30/2020. Our hours are Monday, 8:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., and Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. In addition, on Friday, January 31st, we will have additional hours for filing purposes only, from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm.
Town positions open for the March 10, 2020 Town Election are:
Select Board - 1 position, three year term
Town Clerk/Tax Collector, 1 position, three year term
Library Trustee - 2 positions, (one) three year term, (one) one year term.
Trustee of the Trust Funds - 1 position, three year term
Cemetery Trustee - 1 position, three year term
Town Moderator - 1 position, two year term
Stratham School District elected positions open for the Town Election are:
School Board Member- 2 positions, each a three year term
(Elections, Town Meeting, School District Meetings, etc.)
Presidential Primary - February 11, 2020
Town Election - March 10, 2020
State Primary - September 8, 2020
Presidential Election (state general) - November 3, 2020
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Using the Alexa application for State of NH Elections:
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