Student Guide to Municipal Election


Municipal Election

November 7, 2023

Voter Registration Requirements

  • 18 years of age, or will be 18 prior to election day
  • Photo ID
  • Proof of Residency (Portsmouth Physical address)
  • U.S. Citizen or Naturalized Citizen with U.S. Passport and Naturalization Documentation

Polling Hours

The polling hours will be set by the City Council at the September 18, 2023 City Council Meeting.

Last Day to Register

The last day to register to vote prior to the Municipal Election will be Saturday, October 28, 2023 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm at City Hall in Room 211.

Absentee Ballots

Absentee Ballot Applications for the Municipal Election will be made available in August. Absentee Ballot Applications will be posted on the City Clerk's Voting Information page or by visiting the City Clerk's office.

Presidential Primary


Information will be made available by the Office of the City Clerk once it becomes available by the Secretary of State.

Student Guide to Municipal Elections