New Hampshire
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Over time people in the United States have developed unique perspectives on national, state, and local politics. Certain ways of doings things actually become political traditions. New Hampshire has some of the most distinctive political traditions in the country.

Voting is an important aspect of political traditions in New Hampshire.  In some towns it is still done the old fashioned way using a ballot box with votes counted by hand.

Voting is an important aspect of political traditions in New Hampshire. In some towns it is still done the old fashioned way using a ballot box with votes counted by hand.

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For more information on New Hampshire's political traditions, visit:

The New Hampshire Political Library's website
Click here for an article exploring a perspective on political traditions in New Hampshire "Politics and Community Values" by David H. Watters.

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Right: Photo courtesy of the Concord Monitor