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Secretary Mollis reminds voters that September is National Voter Registration Month

Secretary Mollis reminds voters that September is National Voter Registration Month

The National Association of Secretaries of State, declare September 2013 National Voter Registration Month. Voter ID drives throughout Rhode Island will assist voters with the registration process.

PROVIDENCE, R.I. The Office of Rhode Island Secretary of State A. Ralph Mollis is reminding Rhode Islanders that September 2013 is National Voter Registration Month.

"We should all have the opportunity to exercise the privilege of voting," said Secretary Mollis. "I encourage all Rhode Islanders to visit one of the Voter ID drives we have going on throughout the month of September and October, to obtain a free Voter ID card."

Registered voters who don't have an acceptable current and valid Photo ID can get a free Voter ID at any Voter ID drive, or at the Secretary of State's Elections Division at 148 West River Street in Providence during normal business hours.

The following are dates and places of Voter ID drives during the months of September and October.

September 8 - Labor and Ethnic Heritage Festival, Slater Mill, 12:00 noon 5PM

September 21 - Roger Williams National Park (Time TBD)

September 25 - Richmond Community Senior Center, Wyoming, 1PM 3PM

October 7 - Woonsocket Senior Center, Woonsocket, 10AM 12:00 noon

*** More dates to come ***

An updated list of current Voter ID events may be viewed at: http://www.sos.ri.gov/elections/voterid/schedule/

To invite the Office of Secretary of State A. Ralph Mollis to provide free Voter IDs, any organization or event may contact office headquarters at (401) 222-2340, TTY 711 or elections@sos.ri.gov

Related links

Department or agency: Office of the Secretary of State

Online: http://www.sos.ri.gov/

Release date: 09-09-2013

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