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Poll Workers Will Be Needed

Start thinking about this now. Talk yourself into it. The testimony of Georgia poll workers Shaye Moss and her mother Ruby Freeman before the congressional committee on Tuesday was utterly gutting. What the former president and his goons inflicted on these hardworking, private citizens was despicable. And it is ongoing. (I hope the Bidens will …

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Voting In Primary For Providence Residents

(9.8) Two types of voting to discuss today: Early In-Person and Mail-In (and the drop box). Early In-Person Voting or what the Providence Board of Canvassers refers to as the Emergency Voting Period: The Board of Canvassers Office (and City Hall in general due to Covid) is now accessed on the Eddy Street side of …

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Voting On Protecting Fall Elections

Last Tuesday the House Judiciary Committee passed H 8102 Sub-A and H 7200 Sub-A. Today the full House will be voting on both bills which Common Cause RI deems “crucial to the health of voting and voters during the pandemic.” Passage would allow the Secretary of State to send a mail ballot application to every …

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Meet Ward 3 Candidates — Rochambeau Library

(7.6) Meet the candidates for this year’s special election for Providence City Council at this free public forum in the Rochambeau Library. (Facebook event page.) A special election has been called to elect a new councilmember for Ward 3, which covers the northern East Side. The primary election is coming up on July 12, and …

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Lobby For Secure Elections — State House

(5.3) Join the Young Democrats of Rhode Island in urging your legislators for modern and secure elections in Rhode island.  (Facebook event page.) Voting brings us together as Americans. But almost a half-century after Congress passed the Voting Rights Act of 1965, the right to vote is uncertain and the machinery of our elections is …

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Prepare For Election Day

(11.8) Figure out how you’re going to vote ahead of time ferchrissakes. You can not start sorting through housing opportunity bonds and port infrastructure bonds right there in the voting booth. Secretary of State Nellie Gorbea is reminding Rhode Island voters to be prepared before heading to the polls. “Elections are not pop quizzes. Check …

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Halloween Early Vote Costume Parade At Columbus

(10.31) The gang over at the Columbus Theatre is throwing a parade — an early vote costume parade!  From the Facebook event page. hey, wanna vote? if you’re a citizen of Providence, you can vote early at City Hall! that’s cool! we’re having a little parade, leaving at 6pm from the Columbus, down to City …

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Voter ID In Effect — Primary Day

(9.9) The new Voter ID requirement will be in effect tomorrow at the Rhode Island polls. Don’t forget to thank the “Democrats” of our general assembly for giving Ann Coulter ammunition about Voter ID not being a Republican initiative (and if you can vote against Senator Howard Metts who sponsored that bill, do it). The …

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Meet Mayoral Candidates At Rochambeau

(5.22) Meet the candidates for Mayor of Providence this Thursday at the Rochambeau Library. The mayoral candidates are participating in a series of three forums sponsored by Providence Community Libraries (PCL) Friends groups and moderated by the League of Women Voters. Ask questions and tell them what you think they need to know about schools, …

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Committee Votes On 'National Popular Vote' Bill At State House

[Update: Both the House and Senate committees voted to back the matching bills sending them on to a full vote scheduled for Thursday. ProJo 6.12.13] (6.11) Rhode Island House and Senate committees are scheduled to vote on the ‘National Popular Vote’ bill tomorrow, Tuesday, June 11. We just finished a presidential election in which President …

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Head Up To New Hampshire Sunday — ‘Get Out The Vote’ Canvass

Mayor Taveras’s senior counsel and policy guy, Matt Jerzyk, is rallying the troops to head up to New Hampshire Sunday. Just like in 2000, New Hampshire’s 4 electoral votes may decide the presidency.  And Mitt Romney has just taken a 1 point lead in NH in the latest polling. Please take a few hours and …

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NAACP To Sponsor Voter Registration/Voter IDs

(9.29) The Office of the Secretary of State will register voters and provide free Voter IDs at a voter engagement rally sponsored by the NAACP this Saturday from 11am to 1pm at 833 Eddy Street, Providence, the home of the Prince Hall Grand Masonic Lodge, a traditionally African-American fraternal organization with roots in Rhode Island …

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Voter Registration At Hopkins House — Saturday

Become a registered voter at the only surviving home of a Rhode Island signer of the Declaration of Independence, Stephen Hopkins. For the first time, the Colonial Dames and the League of Women Voters have teamed up in a collaboration of historic and modern-day patriotism. From 10am to 4pm on Saturday the 29th of September, …

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