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Voting for the Common Good

Bishop Peter A. Libasci developed a document, “Voting for the Common Good,” to assist Catholics and others in understanding the nature of conscience and the moral obligation to vote. The guide outlines Catholic social teaching on some of today’s pressing issues and answers frequently-asked questions. Click below to read “Voting for the Common Good” and to review additional resources.

  • Read Voting and the Common Good (pdf):

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Voter E-mail Series from Catholic Citizenship News

Voting in New Hampshire

  • Important dates:
    • May 31, 2016 – Last day to change your party affiliation prior to the State Primary Election
    • September 6, 2016 – Last day to register to vote before the State Primary Election*
    • September 13, 2016 – State Primary Election Day
    • October 29, 2016 – Last day to register to vote before the General Election*
    • November 8, 2016 – General Election Day

    *You may also register on election day at the polling place.

  • Register to Vote
  • Voting as a College Student
  • Information on Voter Identification Law
  • Sample Ballot

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  • Events

    Are you interested in learning more about the issues but don’t know where to start?

    CLICK HERE to find events related to our voter series and learn about forming your conscience as a Catholic voter and the Church's teaching on today’s pressing issues.

The Dignity of the Human Person
Supporting Marriage and Families
Poverty and Protecting the Most Vulnerable
Conscience Protection and Religious Freedom
Pursue Peace
Caring for God’s Creation

  • Resources 
    Prayer resources, political activity guidelines, lesson plans and ideas designed for catechetical leaders, schools, youth ministers, and campus ministers.

For more information, please contact:
Meredith P. Cook, Esq.
Director of the Office of Public Policy
(603) 663-0148

Diocese of Manchester
The Catholic Church in New Hampshire

153 Ash Street, Box 310
Manchester, NH 03105-0310
(603) 669-3100
Fax: (603) 669-0377

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