2014 New Hampshire Revised Statutes
Title LXIII - ELECTIONS
Chapter 660 - POST-ELECTION PROCEDURE
Section 660:2 - Fees.

NH Rev Stat § 660:2 (2014) What's This?

    660:2 Fees. –
    I. If the difference between the vote cast for the applying candidate and a candidate declared elected shall be less than one percent of the total votes cast in the towns which comprise the office to be recounted, the following fees shall apply:
       (a) Candidate for president, United States senator or governor, $500.
       (b) Candidate for United States representative, $250.
       (c) Candidate for executive councilor, $100.
       (d) Candidate for state senator or county officer, $50.
       (e) Candidate for state representative, $10.
    II. If the difference between the vote cast for the applying candidate and a candidate declared elected shall be between one percent and 2 percent of the total votes cast in the towns which comprise the office to be recounted, the following fees shall apply:
       (a) Candidate for president, United States senator or governor, $1,000.
       (b) Candidate for United States representative, $500.
       (c) Candidate for executive councilor, $200.
       (d) Candidate for state senator or county officer, $100.
       (e) Candidate for state representative, $20.
    III. If the difference between the vote cast for the applying candidate and a candidate declared elected shall be between 2 percent and 3 percent of the total votes cast in the towns which comprise the office to be recounted, the following fees shall apply:
       (a) Candidate for president, United States senator or governor, $2,000.
       (b) Candidate for United States representative, $1,000.
       (c) Candidate for executive councilor, $400.
       (d) Candidate for state senator or county officer, $200.
       (e) Candidate for state representative, $40.
    IV. If the difference between the vote cast for the applying candidate and a candidate declared elected shall be greater than 3 percent of the total votes cast in the towns which comprise the office to be recounted, the candidate shall pay the fees as provided in RSA 660:2, III and shall agree in writing with the secretary of state to pay any additional costs of the recount. The secretary of state may require that the applying candidate pay the estimated additional costs of the recount prior to commencing the recount.

Source. 1979, 436:1. 1995, 69:2, eff. July 8, 1995. 2008, 377:3, eff. Sept. 9, 2008.


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