Welcome to the NH Institute of Politics
 

Upcoming Events:


Board Excellence Symposium: Optimizing Your Board's Potential

June 1st 9am to 3pm

Optimizing Your Board's Potential: Embracing the Nuances of Good Governance
In partnership with the NH Center for Nonprofits, this highly interactive session will focus on how to effectively integrate best practices in nonprofit governance to empower a higher performing board. This event will feature presenter Susan Meier, a Senior Governance Consultant for BoardSource and the principal at Meier & Associates.

From 2004 to 2011, Susan served as the vice president of consulting and training for BoardSource, the nation's premier governance resource for nonprofit organizations. She has spent over 23 years in governance and nonprofit work, working collaboratively with nonprofit executives and board members to identify governance challenges and opportunities and to implement proven strategies to address a broad array of governance issues. The fee for this event is $40 and registration is required.  For more information, please click here.
NHIOP's Multimedia

Take a look at NHIOP's Multimedia

The NHIOP YouTube Series

The NHIOP hosts many politicians, pundits, journalists, and scholars throughout the academic year.  Many of these lectures and presentations are uploaded to YouTube for the public to view.  View NHIOP YouTube site.  Some of the featured videos are of the 2012 Presidential Primary.  Here is a recent video from the NHIOP, "Climate and the Economy."


Saint Anselm College's Photostream

The NHIOP hosts a large gallery of political photos on the NHIOP Flicker site. 



Audio Podcasts

Listen to various podcasts from past NHIOP events.Podcasts can be played on your computer, iPod, or other mp3 device. View a listing of the various Podcasts available.
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Learn all NHIOP has to Offer

Learn all about NHIOP and the role St. Anselms plays in the election process.

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NHIOP's Political Library

The NHIOP's Political Library is nonpartisan and works to increase civic engagement in the democratic process by promoting and preserving New Hampshire's unique political traditions and ensuring these traditions are passed on to future generations.

New Hampshire Primary at NHIOP
Kennedy at St. Anselm

January 16, 1960

The New Hampshire Presidential
Primary and Saint Anselm College

Every four years, New Hampshire serves as a magnet to politicians and the media as the nation’s first presidential primary unfolds. The New Hampshire Institute of Politics and the college are center stage, hosting presidential hopefuls and providing a backdrop for American democracy in action.  Hundreds of Oval Office aspirants have delivered speeches, met with students, and participated in debates on campus. Learn more about the history of the New Hampshire Primary at the NHIOP.