Election LawHow to File a Complaint
Instructions for filing an election law complaint.
- If you have a concern, but are uncertain whether it is an election law violation, call or email the Attorney General's Office.
- Review the Department of Justice Election Law Complaint Procedure. Complete an Election Law Complaint Form . Complaint forms are also available at the Attorney General's Office and the Secretary of State's Office.
- If you are complaining about a violation of a right established by Title III of the Help America Vote Act, have your signature notarized. It is not necessary to swear to your complaint in front of a Notary Public or Justice of the Peace for complaints of violations of State law.
- Mail, fax, or deliver the form to the Attorney General's Office.
- An attorney will review your complaint and an acknowledgement letter will be sent to you, typically within one week.
- If you are making a complaint of a Federal law violation, you have a right to have the complaint resolved within ninety days. You have a right to a hearing with a record before an administrative hearing officer from the Attorney General's Office. If the complaint is not resolved within ninety days, you have a right to bring the complaint to the Ballot Law Commission.
- Contact information for the Office of the Attorney General:
Office of the Attorney General
33 Capitol Street
Concord, NH 03301-6397
Telephone: (603) 271-3658
Fax: (603) 223-6229
New Hampshire Department of Justice
33 Capitol Street | Concord, NH | 03301