House Speaker Comments on Passage of Domicile Bill

CONCORD – House Speaker William O’Brien offered the following comments on the passage of House Bill 1354, which would standardizes the definition of domicile for voting purposes to the definition of domicile for other purposes, such as registering a car. The bill passed 248 to 101.

House Speaker William O’Brien

“This bill is a first step to protecting the integrity of elections by making clear that in order to vote in New Hampshire, you must be a resident of New Hampshire. Our lax voting laws in New Hampshire were the cause of a national embarrassment last month when a video that showed, not once but several times, the ease that election fraud can be committed here. It’s time to reform the process to bring clarity and to ensure the integrity of our elections.”