Step 2 Fill out the application. Don’t forget to check the boxes for both the September Primary and November general election to ensure you receive absentee ballots for both elections.
Step 3 Return your completed absentee request application to your town clerk (whom you can find by clicking here) by mail, email, in person or fax. (Windham Town Clerk Nicole Bottai; 3 North Lowell Rd, (603) 434-5075, Fax (603) 965-1275)
Step 4 Check your mail! You can expect your absentee ballot around a few weeks before the election. USPS manipulation efforts may affect delivery times, so act immediately when received.
Step 5 Fill out your absentee ballot.Make sure to follow the instructions and don’t forget to sign the inner affidavit envelope in ink, using the Religious Observance or Physical Disability side if you are voting absentee for COVID-19 concerns.
Step 6 Return your absentee ballot to your town clerk either through the mail (one .55 first class stamp) 10 days prior or earlier, or in person by bringing to your town hall and handing it to the clerk's office before Election Day. Do not use a mail slot or drop box, unless there is an election official present, otherwise your ballot may be invalidated.
Step 7 Track your ballotto make sure your town clerk received it. You can do so here.
The next Windems Meeting will be Tuesday, September 15th. There are contested primaries on the Democratic ballot on September 8th! Check out the August Newsletters for candidate Zoom events and stay tuned to Windems social media for updates to learn about the candidates up and down the ticket.
May's meeting featured Liz Tentarelli, President of the New Hampshire League of Women Voters. She filled us in on voting rights legislation in NH and provisions for absentee ballot voting for the Fall elections. You can find the NH League of Women Voters online www.lwvnh.org.
Many thanks to our April guest speaker, Attorney Maggie Goodlander for speaking on her experiences with SCOTUS and her perspective on the current and future courts - with some voting rights issues thrown in! It was a great discussion with a good turn-out. Thanks to all who participated.
Windems February Meeting Ballot Information Night Watch the video HERE.
Results of the Windham Town Election can be found HERE.
The Windems are on Social Media - Click Like Follow to stay informed!
The December Meeting featured Executive Council candidate Mindi Messmer.
•Former NH State House Representative, Rye and New Castle. •Scientist/Advocate. •Co-Founder New Hampshire Safe Water Alliance. •Science-based policy resulting in environmental protections on air and water. •Successful record of fighting for her constituents and all of New Hampshire.
Author and activist Adam Eichen spoke regarding not only the crises impacting our democracy, but real and practical solutions to strengthen it and protect voting & elections. We were joined by the Salem Dems for this special topic.
About 25 people met up at Club14 to hear from Mike DiTommaso of the Raymond Dems & Admiral Joe Sestak, Presidential candidate. Thanks to Club14 for having us!
The September meeting was attended by over 25 people. The topic was gerrymandering and voter suppression with speakers from Open Democracy. Check out their informative website.
One-stop shopping for candidate info - links to websites and social media. The Windems do not endorse any particular candidate, we aim to present information on each Democratic candidate to Windham voters.
Use the 'Calendar' page (above) to see all of the local candidate events!
Nov. Windems Meeting 6:30pm Tuesday, Nov 19th Common Man Restaurant
Are you with a 2020 campaign? Do you want to set up a meeting or event with voters in Windham, Salem, Pelham, Atkinson, Plaistow and Hampstead? Email SouthernRockDems@gmail.com for information. We have resources to make setting up a candidate visit to our area very easy! We have seen visits from Joe Biden, Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders, Beto O'Rourke and Andrew Yang (and many others). We would love to have your candidate visit for the 2020 cycle!
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