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NHDP Statement on Legislature Upholding Governor Hassan’s Strong Commitment to Preserving Voting Rights for N.H. Citizens





Concord, N.H. – New Hampshire Democratic Party Chair released the following statement after the legislature sustained Governor Hassan’s veto of a bill that would disenfranchise New Hampshire citizens:
“When New Hampshire Republicans can’t win on the issues, they seek to disenfranchise voters – it’s as simple as that. Granite Staters have made clear time and again that we will not stand for blatantly partisan attempts to make it harder for citizens to cast a ballot, and New Hampshire Democrats are grateful for Governor Hassan’s leadership on preserving voting rights for all New Hampshire citizens.”



NH Senate Republican Caucus - Democrats vote to uphold “Drive By Voting” in NH.

Carson disappointed by sustained veto of voter residency bill


Concord, NH – Today, the Senate was unable to overturn the veto on SB 179, which would have required a 30-day residency for voting purposes in New Hampshire.


Senator Sharon Carson (R-Londonderry) released a statement following the vote.


“I am disappointed that the Senate was unable to come together to override legislation that would have restored meaningful elections to the citizens of New Hampshire. Requiring a 30-day residency for voting purposes would work to clarify and ensure that legal residents, invested in their communities can affect change. This legislation was also designed to reduce incidences of voter fraud in the form of drive-by-voting without infringing on an individual’s right to vote in open and free elections in New Hampshire,” said Senator Sharon Carson (R- Londonderry).


“This legislation, which passed both the House and the Senate, was crafted alongside New Hampshire’s Secretary of State William Gardner, who was fully supportive of implementing a residency requirement because it would strengthen the meaning of the votes cast in the state.”





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NH Sen Carson disappointed by veto of voter residency law 

Concord, NH – Governor Maggie Hassan today vetoed SB 179 relative to voter residency requirements.


Senator Sharon Carson (R-Londonderry) released a statement following the Governor’s veto.


“I am disappointed that Governor Hassan has chosen to veto a responsible bill that would have restored meaningful elections to the citizens of New Hampshire, ensuring that legal residents’ votes can affect change in the communities they are invested in,” said Senator Sharon Carson (R- Londonderry).


“The legislation the Governor vetoed would have added a 30-day residency requirement and clarified the state’s voting laws. This bill has the full support of New Hampshire’s official on voting laws, Secretary of State William Gardner, who says it will protect the state from voter fraud and drive-by voting without infringing on an individual’s right to vote.”




NH House Majority Leader Reacts to Veto of SB179 Stop Drive-By-Voter Fraud

CONCORD – House Majority Leader Jack Flanagan (R-Brookline) offered the following statement on the Governor’s veto of SB179, relative to eligibility to vote in New Hampshire.


The bill passed the House, as amended, by a vote of 211-145 on June 3rd, and the Senate concurred with the House on June 4th.


House Majority Leader Jack Flanagan (R-Brookline)

“Governor Hassan’s veto further delays our ability to implement reasonable clarifications in our election laws and ensure ballots cast in New Hampshire elections are cast by duly qualified people. Our citizens should have a reasonable expectation that their vote will not be cancelled out by temporary visitors. With the New Hampshire presidential primary less than a year away, the eyes of the nation are on us. Under our existing laws our doors are still technically open for people with little intent on staying here to participate in that primary. That seems unfair to most people, and it’s unfair to the process we hold so dear.”