NH House committee Kills Plan To ratify Snowstorm-Delayed Election Results

Following about five hours of testimony, the House Election Law Committee voted 10-10 on the Jasper plan. The tie vote killed the speaker’s amendment, leaving 73 towns on their own to address potential legal problems resulting from their decisions to hold their elections on days other than March 14.

Jasper had made it clear while testifying before the panel earlier in the day that he, Secretary of State William Gardner and the attorney general’s office believe that state law requires town elections to be held on the second Tuesday in March. He said his plan was “a way out” to avoid legal issues. Read More…

| WMUR

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