Londonderry Election

Election volunteer Barbara Marzik closes a poll curtain in a row of empty voting booths at Londonderry High School on election day on Tuesday.

Town moderators in New Hampshire seamlessly postponed nearly 80 town elections and meetings Tuesday after a snowstorm began overnight.

This simple act did not come about easily. It took the Legislature two years to resolve a simmering dispute between then-Secretary of State Bill Gardner and legal experts who represented local officials.