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***Town Offices will be CLOSED Thursday Nov 23, 2017 and Friday, Nov 24, 2017 for Thanksgiving***

**Need an absentee ballot? Just click on the link below and print out the absentee ballot application and send it to: Town of Gilmanton, Town Clerk, PO Box 550, Gilmanton, NH 03237.

Applications for:

Federal Post Card Application - Military, Overseas Voters, Voters that would like to check the status of their absentee ballots, please click or paste the following URL into your browser




The Town of Gilmanton may have from one to four elections per year, not including any special elections.



They are: Presidential Primary  & General Elections (every four years), Town Elections (March every year), September State Primary Election (every two years), and November State General Elections (every two years).

**A registered voter may request an absentee ballot if he or she is going to be absent from the Town, or due to absence because of Religious Observance or Physical Disability on election day.  

In  accordance with RSA 659:34, the penalty for knowingly or purposefully providing false information when registering to vote or voting is a class A misdemeanor with a maximum sentence of imprisonment not to exceed one year and a fine not to exceed $2,000.  Fraudulently registering to vote or voting is subject to a civil penalty not to exceed $5,000. 

Absentee ballots may be obtained at the Office of Town Clerk-Tax Collector for each election. Requests for applications on an official form may be a simple request in writing, or you may download the form by clicking on the "Absentee Ballot" button at the top of the page. Each voter must request their own ballot and the request must contain the signature of the voter.

The ballot may be given personally to the voter or mailed. Once the ballot is voted, the voter must either return the ballot in person or mail it (according to the time limits below) to the Office of Town Clerk-Tax Collector, PO Box 550, Gilmanton, NH 03237. If you are under time constraint in returning the ballot and would like to overnight the ballot, the physical address is 503 Province Road, Gilmanton, NH 03237.


Ballots must be received in person by 5 pm on the day prior to the election or by mail on election day until 5 pm. Military personnel ballots may be accepted until 5 pm on the day of election.


Not a registered voter?  You may register at the Town Clerk/Tax Collector's Office, who, in turn, will submit the paperwork to the Supervisors of the Checklist for their next posted session or you may register with the Supervisors of the Checklist when they have a posted session for additions and corrections to the checklist.  To all Residents of Gilmanton:  New Hampshire has same-day voter registration and voting at all Town/State/Federal Elections.  You cannot register to vote at Town or School District Meetings.

If you are 18 years of age (or will be 18 years of age by the next election date), a citizen of the United States and a resident of Gilmanton you may fill out a voter registration card at the Office of Town Clerk-Tax Collector. The voter card is forwarded to the Supervisors of the Checklist who will then determine eligibility for addition to the voter checklist.

What information will you need to register to vote?

*       Proof of Citizenship - the applicant's birth certificate, passport, naturalization papers (if the applicant is a naturalized citizen - Name of Court, City, State and Date of Naturalization), a citizenship affidavit, or any other reasonable documentation which indicates the applicant is a United States citizen.

*       Age - Any reasonable documentation indicating the applicant is 18 years of age or older

*       Domicile - Any reasonable documentation which indicates that the applicant has a domicile and intends to maintain a domicile in the town in which he or she desires to vote.  (Understand that a person can claim only one state and one city/town as his or her domicile.)  You may be requested to fill out a domicile affidavit if you do not have reasonable documentation.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call.



Documents and Forms top of page
    Results of Balloting - General Election 2010 - 
Gilmanton Town Meeting Minutes 3-12-11 - 
Results of the 2012 Presidential Primary Election - 
Results of 2012 State Primary for the Town of Gilmanton - 
2013 Town Warrant, Budget & Default Budget - 
Ballot results of Town Election 3-11-2014 - 
School Ballot Results from 3-11-2014 - 
Minutes of the 2016 Deliberative Session - 113 of 2,399 voters (5%) deliberated on Saturday, 1-30-2016 at 10:00 a.m. in the Gilmanton Elementary School Gymnasium.
2015 Gilmanton Town Warrant - 2015 Warrant for Deliberative Session on Saturday, January 31, 2015 and Town Meeting/Election on Tuesday, March 10, 2015.
GILMANTON SPECIAL TOWN MEETING - 5/6/14 Public Hearing to be held 7:30 p.m.; 5/13/14 First Deliberative Session of Special Town Meeting, 6:00 p.m.; 6/10/14 Second Session (Voting) 7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
RESULTS OF SPECIAL TOWN MEETING 6/10/14 - Article #1 passes. Please click on the above link to view the results of the Special Town Meeting.
Results of Town Balloting 3-13-2012 - Article #2 (By Petition) Passes by the 3/5 majority vote for SB2. 509 yes votes were needed, 519 yes votes were cast. The Article passes by 10 votes.
2013 Deliberative Session Minutes - 2/2/2013 - Attached are the minutes from the First Deliberative Session held on Saturday 2/2/2013. The minutes reflect amendments, discussion and votes on Warrant Articles #7 - #39 that will appear on the ballot Tuesday, March 12, 2013 for a final vote.
Recount of Article #1 - Selectman & Article #3 - Bio-solids - Attached are the minutes from the recount of the three year position of Selectman and the petitioned warrant article for Bio-solids.
Results of 2016 General Election - Attached are the results of balloting for the General Election in the town of Gilmanton.
Gilmanton - Results of ballot vote NH State Primary - Attached are the results of the NH State Primary Election for the Democratic and Republican ballots for the Town of Gilmanton.
Results of Special School District Election - Attached are the results of the Special School District Election for the teachers salary Collective Bargaining Agreement, held on Tuesday, June 13, 2017.
2015 TOWN Ballot Results - Attached are the results of the TOWN Balloting Officials and Warrant Articles. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call: (603) 267-6726.
Sample Ballot for the State General Election 11-4-2014 - Attached is a sample ballot for the 2014 General Election to be held Tuesday, 11-4-2014, at the Academy Building, upstairs in the auditorium from 7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Absentee ballots are available in the Town Clerk's office.
SAMPLE BALLOT FOR JUNE 10 SPECIAL TOWN MEETING - Attached is a sample ballot for the Special Town Meeting to be held on Tuesday, June 10, 2014 from 7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
State Primary 9-13-2016 Results - Click to review the results of the State Primary. Jean Henry received 42 write-in votes for State Rep in District 8 on the Democratic Ballot!!
Correction to Misinformation Pertaining to Town/School Election  - Corrections to misinformation distributed pertaining to Tuesday, March 14, 2017 from 7:00 a.m. - 7 p.m. There is NO EARLY VOTING in NH. The criterea for Absentee Voting is listed in the posting; please read and call the Clerk's office with any questions.
RESULTS FROM THE GENERAL ELECTION - Gilmanton had 86% voter turnout for the General Election on Tuesday, November 6, 2012.
11-4-2014 General Election Results - Gilmanton - Gilmanton Voter Turnout: 61%
Results of voting for TOWN Ballot 3-12-2013 - March 15th the Town Clerk must be available to accept any person to request a recount for any position from 3:00-5:00 pm. March 19th, Town Clerk must be available from 3:00-5:00 for 10 voters to petition clerk to recount any question printed on ballot
Special School District Meeting/Voting - On April 19th, at 6:30 p.m., the Budget Committee will hold a Public Hearing for the Special School District meeting to revisit Art. XII Collective Bargaining Agreement. Tues., 5/16 will be the Deliberative Session & Tues., 6/13 will be the Ballot Vote.
Results of Town Election Ballot Vote 3-14-2017 - Please click on the above link to view the results of the Town Ballot voting held on Tuesday, March 14, 2017. 859 voted for a 32% voter turnout.
Results of School Election Ballot vote 3-14-2017 - Please click on the link above to see the results of the School ballot votes.
Gilmanton Presidential Primary Results - Please click on the link to review the results of voting for Gilmanton in the Presidential Primary, 2/9/16. 1,697 voters of 2,553 on Gilmanton's checklist voted - 78% voter turnout!
2014 Town Warrant Articles  - Please find attached a copy of the Town Warrant Articles that will be up for discussion and amending at the First Deliberative Session on Saturday, February 1, 2014.
Results of Town Election Ballot Votes - Results from the Town Ballot voted on Tuesday, March 8, 2011
NH State Primary - 9/14/10 Republican Ballot - Results of Balloting - Gilmanton Republican Ballot
Results of Balloting from Special Town Election - Results of balloting from July 22, 2008 Election
NH State Primary - 9/14/10 Democratic Ballot - Results of Gilmanton Balloting Democratic Ballot
Results of Town Election - Results of the ballot held on March 10, 2009 for the officials of the Town Election
Town Ballot Results March 9, 2010 - Results of the voting of elected offices and Warrant Articles.
Sample Ballot for Town Election - March 8 2016 - Sample ballot for election of officials, zoning and all warrant articles
Explanation of Ratified Article #19 - The attached is to explain the purpose of the Special Town Meeting. Deliberative Session will be on Tuesday, 5/13 6 p.m. and Voting will be held on Tuesday, 6/10, 7 a.m. - 7 p.m., at the Academy Bldg. Absentee ballots applications-Clerk's office & online.
Recount of Article #2 (SB2) 3-28-2012 - The Recount of Article #2 (SB2) confirmed the passage of SB2 for the Town.
Sample Ballot - Special School District Election Tue 6/13/2017 - There will be a Special School District Election to vote on the Teachers Collective Bargaining Agreement on Tues., 6/13/17, from 7am - 7pm, to be held in the Academy Bldg. Auditorium, 503 Province Rd. 03237.
2013 Voter ID Law Explanatory Document - Voter ID Law (RSA 659:13) This explanatory document is required under RSA 652:26 to help educate the public about the laws requirements.
Results of Town Balloting 3-8-2016 - Voter turnout 1,073 out of 2,525 = 43% voter turnout.
Results of School Balloting - March 8, 2016 - Voter turnout: 1,072 of 2,525 voters = 43%

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  Name Title Phone E-Mail Term Length Term Expiration
  Michael Maloney  Gilmanton State Rep.  603-731-6187    2018 
  Kathleen Brooks  Ballot Inspector  (603) 267-7333    2018 
  Heather Gagne  Ballot Inspector      2018 
  Richard Gagne  Ballot Inspector      2018 
  Diane LaBelle  Ballot Inspector      2018 
  Ronald R. LaBelle  Ballot Inspector      2018 
  Beth Lavin  Ballot Inspector      2018 
  Don M. MacArthur  Ballot Inspector      2018 
  Jeanine L. Moorehead  Ballot Inspector      2018 
  Thomas R. Morin  Ballot Inspector      2018 
  Julie Perkins  Ballot Inspector      2018 
  Andrea Schaffnit  Ballot Inspector      2018 
  Leonard J. Schaffnit  Ballot Inspector      2018 

Frequently Asked Questions top of page
    How do I register to vote?
The Supervisors of the Checklist administer voter registration. They issue guidelines for the taking of evidence of qualification presented by applicants. The Supervisors have special hours determined by State Law to accept voter registrations, these hours are posted at the Town Hall and are printed in the local newspapers, they are generally held just before an election and before the beginning of filing period. The Town Clerk's office will also accept applications during regular business hours. The Supervisors will approve applications when they meet. Voter registration closes 10 days before an election. New Hampshire also has same day voter registration. You may not register to vote at school district and town meetings. You may register to vote at your polling place on Election Day and vote. You are required to show proof of age, domicile and citizenship. Acceptable forms of proof of age include a drivers license, passport or birth certificate. A drivers license, utility bill or other mailed correspondence is acceptable for proof of domicile. Naturalization papers are proof of citizenship if you were not born in the United States. Domicile and citizenship affidavits are available if you cannot provide necessary documentation. When you register to vote you are registered for all elections and town and school meetings.

When are elections held?
Town elections are held annually on the second Tuesday in March. The Presidential Primary election is held usually in January every four years always in an even-numbered year. Every two years (also in an even-numbered year) there is a State Primary election held on the second Tuesday in September and a State General Election held on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November. Every four years this election also includes the Presidential election.

Links top of page
    Election Forms - When, What and Where to File

Federal Voter Assistance Program

One4All Accessible Voting Machine

SB2 Important Dates 2017 Calender

SB2 Technical Assistance

Secretary of State's Office - Elections