Newcomers to the state may not realize that the September 5th primary will effectively determine who we are sending to the House of Representatives to represent Rhode Island’s 1st Congressional District recently vacated by David Cicilline. For details and important dates go to the Secretary of State’s page on the CD1 Special Election. For instance, […]
Providence residents can vote early at the Doorley Building* downtown, now through Monday, September 12, 4pm. More Primary Election Info at the board of Canvassers. Monday – Friday from 8:30am to 4:30pm. Voters may enter on Greene Street. This ends Monday, September 12th at 4pm. Early voting closed for Labor Day, September 5. Primary election
Last minute information about voting in Providence: Tuesday, November 3. Bring a valid voter ID. The SoS Voting on Election Day page has FAQs. Some polling locations have been changed. Go here for the List of Providence Polling Locations. Drop Box: You can drop off your RI mail ballot in a drop box in any
(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
(10.9) Secretary of State Nellie M. Gorbea is reminding Rhode Islanders that they have until 11:59pm, Sunday, October 9, to register to vote online for the November 8 general election. (Español) “The easiest way to register or update your registration is to go to vote.ri.gov and use our online portal,” Secretary Gorbea said. “I want
(8.13) Become a registered voter — or update current registration — Saturday at the 18th century home of ten-time colonial Governor, and Signer of the Declaration of Independence, Stephen Hopkins. George Washington visited this house . . . twice! These men risked “their lives, their fortunes and their sacred honor” to give us the right
The stakes have never been higher. We have compiled some last minute talking points for convincing drunk uncle and dopey grandma who still can’t believe Buddy came to the wake that time and he was so nice. ~Cianci has been actively currying favor with Muslim clerics. Can Sharia Law be far behind? In the schools?!!!!
Rhode Island is one of only 15 states left that still offers the option of party-line voting, and the only state in the northeast. We now have an opportunity to tell the general assembly that we want an end to this anachronistic vestige of party machine politics. At least in the old days when it
Find out who your elected officials are, check your voter registration, locate your local board of canvassers, view sample ballots for upcoming elections, and find out where your polling place is. There are two search options. Go to the Secretary of State’s Voter Information Center.
(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
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,
This Sunday is the deadline to register to vote in the September primary. It is also the last day for voters who have moved or changed their names since the last time they voted to re-register in order to cast a ballot on September 11. Why a Sunday? State law requires Rhode Islanders to be
Voters who need a photo ID in order to comply with the state’s new Voter ID law can get a free one Friday, July 27, from 7pm to 9pm at the Multi-service Center for All, 370 Hartford Avenue, and Wednesday, August 1, from 11am to 1pm at the Westminster Senior Center, 133 Mathewson Street. Beginning
Secretary of State Mollis is reminding residents of Providence’s Ward 9 that this Saturday is the deadline to register to vote in the special election to fill the late Miguel Luna’s City Council seat. Residents are scheduled to go to the polls on November 29. State law requires voters to be registered at least 30
Secretary of State Ralph Mollis hopes URI, RIC and CCRI students are up for a practical lesson in political science during campus voter registration drives later this week. URI-Providence on Tuesday, March 29, in the Main Lobby at 80 Washington Street, Providence RIC, on Wednesday, March 30, 600 Mt. Pleasant Ave., in the Student Union,
Legislation to eliminate the so-called “master lever” from Rhode Island ballots will get its first public hearing this afternoon, Wednesday, when the House Judiciary Committee meets at the Rise in Room 313 at the State House. State law currently requires ballots to include the straight-party option, which enables voters to vote for all the candidates