State Government Press Releases

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07/11/2014
PROVIDENCE, RI -- Secretary of State A. Ralph Mollis has released the dates of upcoming VOTER ID events. This year, poll workers will ask voters to show a current and valid photo ID when they vote at their polling place. "Voter ID strengthens the public's faith in the integrity of our...
07/09/2014
Office of Secretary of State to use RI Lottery Machine to Decide Order Unendorsed Candidates and Political Parties Will Appear on the Primary and Election Ballots - REPRESENTATIVES FROM THE R.I. LOTTERY WILL OPERATE THE DEVICE PROVIDENCE, RI -- Secretary of State A. Ralph Mollis has announced...
07/01/2014
Number of New Businesses Registering with the Secretary of State's Office Increases PROVIDENCE, RI -- The number of new business entities created in the second quarter of 2014 rose compared to the first quarter of 2014, as well as a year ago, according to data released today by the office of...
06/16/2014
Declaration of Candidacy Period Fast Approaching PROVIDENCE, RI -- Rhode Islanders thinking of running for political office, and seeking to appear on this year's ballot must make it official by June 25th, 2014; candidates have from June 23, to June 25, 2014 to file a "declaration of candidacy"...
06/10/2014
PROVIDENCE, RI -- The office of Secretary of State A. Ralph Mollis will hold a FREE Voter ID event ahead of the June 17th North Kingstown Bond Referendum Election. Polling places in North Kingstown will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Please visit our online Voter Information Center at...
05/29/2014
Primary Voters Must Disaffiliate 90 Days Prior to the Primary PROVIDENCE, RI -- Rhode Island Secretary of State A. Ralph Mollis has announced that Wednesday, June 11th, 2014 is the deadline for primary voters to disaffiliate. Any person intending to vote in a primary must be disaffiliated...
07/23/2013
PROVIDENCE, R.I. The Secretary of State's office will provide free photo IDs to voters who need one in order to comply with the state's Voter ID law today from 10 a.m. to noon at Atria Lincoln Place, 612, George Washington Hwy, in Lincoln.
07/12/2013
PROVIDENCE, RI -- While the number of new business entities created in April through June grew only modestly compared to a year ago, it was still the best second quarter since the economic downturn began in 2008, according to data released today by Secretary of State A. Ralph Mollis. Some 1,909...
06/28/2013
PROVIDENCE, RI Prompted by a third wave of direct mail solicitations targeting Rhode Island businesses, Secretary of State of State A. Ralph Mollis is once again reminding companies to be wary of notices from "Rhode Island Corporate Compliance (RICC)." The official-looking letter cites a...
06/26/2013
PROVIDENCE, R.I. Secretary of State A. Ralph Mollis invites the public to mark the 350th anniversary of the document that gave Rhode Island religious liberty and coined the phrase "lively experiment" by visiting a free exhibit at the State Archives in July. <a href="http://sos.ri.gov/...