New Hampshire General Election Results

Ballots are arriving in Concord and the task of vote-counting is underway, according to the Secretary of State.

It was a late night for all concerned, and while most of the there are still some outcomes unknown.

A spokesman at the Secretary of State's office said this morning that the tabulating is underway, and results will be posted here, on the General Election Results page, as they are available.

Deadline for requesting a recount for a candidate is Friday, November 9, 2012 at 5:00 p.m. with the Secretary of State.

Below are quick links to each of the statewide race results, which will be posted as pdf files.

We'll also add in the actual results here, once they are available.

President of the United States - 2012 General Election

Governor - 2012 General Election

Representative In Congress - 2012 General Election

Executive Council - 2012 General Election

State Senate - 2012 General Election

State Representative - 2012 General Election

County Offices - 2012 General Election

Constitutional Amendment Questions - 2012 General Election

Ballots Cast and Names on Checklist - 2012 General Election

Post-Election Timetable: What happens next?

  • December 5, 2012 – Organization Day [Art. 3, Pt. II, N.H. Constitution] State Senators-elect are sworn into office by the Governor and Executive Councilors
  • Senate elects Senate President, Clerk, Assistant Clerk and Sergeant-at-Arms
  • State Representatives-elect are sworn into office by the Governor and Executive Councilors
  • Representatives elect Speaker of the House and other officers
  • Senate and House of Representatives in Joint Session [Art. 67, Pt. II, N.H. Constitution]
  1. Elect Secretary of State
  1. Elect State Treasurer

December 17, 2012 - Electoral College Meets (more information on Electoral College)

January 2, 2013 Secretary of State presents votes cast for governor and executive councilors to joint session of legislature [Art. 3, 42, Pt. II, N.H. Constitution]

  • County Officers-elect assume office [RSA 653:10]

January 3, 2013 Governor-elect and Executive Councilors-elect take oath of office

January 3, 2013 (noon) [Art. XX, Sec. 1, U.S. Constitution] Terms of United States Senators and Representatives in Congress begin

January 6, 2013 Congress meets in joint session to count electoral votes

January 20, 2013 (noon) [Art. XX, Sec. 1, U.S. Constitution] Terms of President and Vice-President of the United States


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