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New Hampshire Presidential Primary Filing Period Announced

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The New Hampshire Secretary of State's Office says the filing period for the 2016 presidential primary will start Wednesday, Nov. 4.

The filing starts the day after cities across the state hold their city elections.

The filing period will continue until Friday, Nov. 20.

The office will be open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., except for Veteran's Day, which is Nov. 11. The office will be open until 5 p.m. on the last day of filing.

Candidates who wish to file on the last day must do so in person.

The office said as of Wednesday, there were 872,541 registered voters in the state. The breakdown is 380,751 undeclared; 261,906 Republican; and 229,884 Democratic.

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