2022 General Election

The state general election was held Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022.

Election results

Voter turnout

Absentee Ballot status

Visit the Secretary of State's website to track an absentee ballot application status: https://www.sos.nh.gov/elections/voters/absentee-ballots/absentee-ballot-status.

Sample Ballots

Below are links to the General Election ballots for each of Dover's six political wards. 


In addition to the election of federal, state and county offices, the general election also contained two constitutional questions.

Question 1: Constitutional Amendment Proposed by the 2022 General Court

Are you in favor of amending articles 71 and 81 of the second part of the constitution to read as follows:

[Art.] 71. [County Treasurers, County Attorneys, Sheriffs, and Registers of Deeds Elected.] The county treasurers, county attorneys, sheriffs and registers of deeds, shall be elected by the inhabitants of the several towns, in the several counties in the State, according to the method now practiced, and the laws of the state, provided nevertheless the legislature shall have authority to alter the manner of certifying the votes, and the mode of electing those officers; but not so as to deprive the people of the right they now have of electing them.

[Art.] 81. [Judges Not to Act as Counsel.] No judge shall be of counsel, act as advocate, or receive any fees as advocate or counsel, in any probate business which is pending, or may be brought into any court of probate in the county of which he or she is judge."

Constitutional Amendment Concurrent Resolution (CACR) 21 was passed by the New Hampshire House of Representatives by a 294-43 vote. It was passed by the New Hampshire Senate by a 21-3 vote. Click here for CACR21 bill docket. 

Secretary of State explanation of the amendment

AT THE PRESENT TIME, the New Hampshire Constitution references registers of probate while the office’s duties were redistributed to circuit court clerks in 2011. IF THE AMENDMENT IS ADOPTED, the constitution will no longer include the reference to registers of probate. If the proposed amendment is approved by 2/3 of those voting on the amendment, it becomes effective when the governor proclaims its adoption. 

Question 2: Pursuant to Part II, Article 100 of the New Hampshire Constitution

"Shall there be a convention to amend or revise the constitution?"

Part II, Article 100 describes methods of proposing amendments to the New Hampshire Constitution. One is through the legislature, which is how Question 1 is on the ballot. The second is through a Constitutional Convention. The question of whether there should be a convention is required to be put to the voters at least every 10 years, as described in Part II, Article 100, Section B

The general court, by an affirmative vote of a majority of all members of both houses voting separately, may at any time submit the question "Shall there be a convention to amend or revise the constitution?" to the qualified voters of the state. If the question of holding a convention is not submitted to the people at some time during any period of ten years, it shall be submitted by the secretary of state at the general election in the tenth year following the last submission. If a majority of the qualified voters voting on the question of holding a convention approves it, delegates shall be chosen at the next regular general election, or at such earlier time as the legislature may provide, in the same manner and proportion as the representatives to the general court are chosen. The delegates so chosen shall convene at such time as the legislature may direct and may recess from time to time and make such rules for the conduct of their convention as they may determine.

Link to the Secretary of State's Elections Page 

Find more information about the 2022 election at the New Hampshire Secretary of State's elections page