New Hampshire

New Hampshire

Audit Laws

Audit Laws

State Summary

New Hampshire does not require post-election audits.

Voting Systems Used

As of 2020, New Hampshire primarily uses hand marked paper ballots with optical scanners or hand counts, with ballot marking devices for accessibility. For the most up to date information please visit Verified Voting’s Verifier.

For an explanation on the types of voting equipment used, click here.

Audit Comprehensiveness

New Hampshire does not require post-election audits.

Transparency

New Hampshire does not require post-election audits.

Audit Counting Method

New Hampshire does not require post-election audits.

Type Of Audit Units

New Hampshire does not require post-election audits.

Contests & Issues Audited

New Hampshire does not require post-election audits.

Addressing Discrepancies

New Hampshire does not require post-election audits.

For recount laws, see Citizens for Election Integrity Minnesota website.

Timeline

New Hampshire does not require post-election audits.

Binding On Official Outcomes

New Hampshire does not require post-election audits.

Oversight & Conduct

New Hampshire does not require post-election audits.

Ballot Protection

After the ballots have been tabulated and the results announced, the moderator must place all ballots in containers provided by the secretary of state, seal and mark the containers, then deliver them to the town or city clerk, who will store the ballots in the town or city or hall until the contest is settled and all appeals are resolved, and then must destroy them. For more information see, N.H. Rev. Stat. Ann. §33-A:3-a, and N.H. Rev. Stat. Ann. §659:95 to 100.

Additional Targeted Samples

New Hampshire does not require post-election audits.

Resources

New Hampshire does not have post-election audit laws.

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