Canvassing - Voter Registration

Mission Statement

The Portsmouth Canvassing Authority is responsible for conducting all elections in the Town of Portsmouth. Under the direction of the State Board of Elections and in cooperation with the Secretary of State, the authority is involved in all phases of the electoral process, from voter registration to tallying the votes after the polls close on Election Day.

There are approximately 14,343 registered voters in the Town of Portsmouth.

Portsmouth Board of Canvassers

The Board of Canvassers is comprised of three bipartisan members who are appointed for 6-year terms by the Town Council and the Registrar of Voters is appointed by the Board of Canvassers.

See the members serving on the Board of Canvassers.

Precinct Map

See a map displaying precinct numbers and poll locations.

Elected Officials to find elected officials.

Nov 2, 2021 Referendum Ballot Information


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Past Election Results
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Upcoming Elections for upcoming election information

Voter Information for voter information or call canvassing at 401-683-3157. to obtain mail ballot application.