Town Meetings and Voting Still On Despite Nor’Easter

by Christian Mower on March 13, 2018

CONWAY, NH – Despite today’s big snowstorm the polls are open across the Mount Washington Valley.

The only towns not holding voting today are Conway, Hale’s location, and Chatham. Chatham is the only town to postpone its town meeting due to the storm. Their town meeting will take place this coming Saturday, March 17, at 2 p.m. at the Chatham Town Hall.

Conway will be voting on April 10th.

Although state law requires towns to elect their local officials on the second Tuesday in March, nearly 80 communities postponed voting last year when a powerful storm dumped more than a foot of snow on much of the state.

The Senate on Thursday passed a bill that would give the secretary of state the authority to postpone future town elections, while local officials would only make the call if the secretary of state fails to respond to a request within four hours.

A complete list of voting times and locations in Carroll County can be found below.

Albany – Polls are open from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. with the School district meeting at 7 p.m. and the town meeting following that.

Bartlett – Polls are open from 8 a.m. -7 p.m. located at the Town Hall in Intervale.

Eaton – Polls are open from11 a.m.-6 p.m. at the Town Hall. The Annual school meeting begins at 5 p.m., with the business portion of town meeting at 8 p.m.

Effingham – Polls are open from11 a.m.- 7 p.m. at Effingham Elementary School.

Freedom – Polls are open from 9 a.m.- 7 p.m. at Freedom Town Offices.

Hart’s Location – Polls are open from 8 a.m.- 4 p.m. at the Notchland Inn and the Town Hall from 4 p.m.-5 p.m. with the Town Meeting beginning at 5p.m.

Jackson – Polls are open from 8 a.m.- 7 p.m. at the Whitney Center.

Madison – Polls will be open from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. in the gym at Madison Elementary School.

Tamworth – Polls are open from 8 a.m.- 7 p.m. at the K.A. Brett School from 8 a.m.-7 p.m.