Supervisors of the Checklist

654:11 Application to Supervisors - When the supervisors of the checklist receive a registration form from the town or city clerk or when an applicant submits the form to said supervisors in person at a session for the correction of the checklist, the supervisors of the checklist shall cause his or her name to be added to the checklist, unless it is established that it is more likely than not that the applicant is not qualified to vote in the city or town under RSA 654:1 through 654:6. All decisions of the supervisors of the checklist shall be made by majority vote thereof.

Source. 1979, 436:1, eff. July 1, 1979. 2003, 289:28, eff. Sept. 1, 2003.

654:8 Application to Town or City Clerk - The provisions of this section shall apply in all cities and in all towns. Any person who has his domicile in any town or city in this state and whose name does not appear on the checklist of said town or city may apply to the town or city clerk, or to the supervisors of the checklist as provided in RSA 654:11, for the purpose of having his name added thereto by filling out the form provided for in RSA 654:7. The office of the town or city clerk shall be required to accept applications from such persons under the following conditions:

  1. The supervisors of the checklist may issue guidelines to the town clerk for the taking of evidence of qualifications presented by applicants.
  2. No application hereunder shall be accepted after the last meeting of the supervisors of the checklist before an election.
  3. Such application shall be made during the regular office hours of the town or city clerk.

Source. 1979, 436:1. 1991, 79:1. 1992, 287:1, eff. July 17, 1992.


Jane Goodwin



Jane terKuile



Cynthia Harris