New HampshireDepartment of JusticeOffice of the Attorney General

News Release

For Immediate Release
July 13, 2021

Contact:
Kate Giaquinto, Director of Communications
kate.giaquinto@doj.nh.gov | 603-573-6103

Anne M. Edwards, Associate Attorney General
Anne.M.Edwards@doj.nh.gov | (603) 271-3650

Senate Bill 43 Forensic Election Audit Team's Report

Concord, NH – Secretary of State William M. Gardner and Attorney General John M. Formella, announce that they received the Forensic Election Audit Team's report on Monday, July 12, 2021.

The report of the forensic audit confirms the accuracy of the State recount of the Rockingham District 7 State Representative race as upheld by the unanimous vote of the New Hampshire Ballot Law Commission.

Pursuant to Senate Bill 43, the Secretary of State's and Attorney General's offices are reviewing the report and will prepare a report of the results of the audit and any resulting recommendations.

The offices will not have an official response on the Forensic Election Audit Team's report until after the offices' joint report is submitted to the Legislature and the Town of Windham Board of Selectmen.

The Ballot Law Commission has also received a copy of the Forensic Election Audit Team's report. Pursuant to Senate Bill 43, the Ballot Law Commission's report is due at the same time as the Secretary of State-Attorney General's report.

The Forensic Election Audit Team's report can be found here: www.doj.nh.gov/sb43/

New Hampshire Department of Justice
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Telephone: 603-271-3658