New Hampshire Bill re: presidential candidate eligibility

May 14, 2010

Birth certificate post

Hey Jacqi. Here’s the New Hampshire bill. It lists the eligibility criteria to replace the phrase: “meet the qualifications for the office of president” on the candidate’s declaration form.

New Hampshire HB 1245
Introduced Jan 10, 2010
Enrolled May 5, 2010
Sponsor: Lars Christiansen (R-Dist 27)

Bold italics is what was added – strike through removed.

I. The names of any persons to be voted upon as candidates for president at the presidential primary shall be printed on the ballots upon the filing of declarations of candidacy with the secretary of state in the following form and signed by the candidate:

I, _______________, swear under penalties of perjury that I am qualified to be a candidate for president of the United States pursuant to article II, section 1, clause 4 of the United States Constitution, which states, “No person except a natural born citizen, or a citizen of the United States, at the time of the adoption of this Constitution, shall be eligible to the office of President; neither shall any person be eligible to that office who shall not have attained to the age of thirty-five years, and been fourteen years a resident within the United States.” I further declare that I am domiciled in __________, in the city (or town or unincorporated place) of _______________, county of __________, state of __________, [and meet the qualifications for the office of president;] that I am a registered member of the __________ party; that I am a candidate for nomination for the office of president to be made at the primary election to be held on the __________ day of __________; and I hereby request that my name be printed on the official primary ballot of said __________ party as a candidate for such nomination.


04/28/2010 H Enrolled Bill Amendment #1557 Adopted; HJ 36, PG.1730
04/28/2010 S Enrolled Bill Amendment #1557 Adopted
05/05/2010 S Enrolled
05/05/2010 H Enrolled

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