PROVIDENCE, RI – Secretary of State Nellie M. Gorbea today announced that 7 Rhode Islanders have filed to run for Senate District 13. They are:
Michael Smith, Republican David Allard, Democrat Dawn Euer, Democrat John Florez, Democrat David Hanos Jr., Democrat Kimberly Ripoli, Independent Gregory Larson, Green
Candidates had until 4 p.m. today to file their intent to run to fill the Senate seat. They must next collect signatures from at least 100 registered voters in the district in order to qualify to appear on the ballot.
Special Election Calendar:
June 8-9: Deadline for candidates to file Declarations of Candidacy with their local board of canvassers
June 12: Deadline for endorsements to be filed by party committee
June 18: Last day to register to vote for the primary
June 20: Deadline for candidates to submit nomination papers to local board of canvassers
June 27: Last day to submit a mail ballot application for the primary
June 28 - July 17: Emergency ballot period for the primary
July 18: PRIMARY
July 23: Last day to register to vote for the election
August 1: Last day to submit a mail ballot application for the election
August 2 - August 21: Emergency ballot period for the election
August 22: ELECTION
For more information on the Special Election or any other information related to elections and voting in Rhode Island, please visit the Rhode Island Department of State's Elections Division online at www.sos.ri.gov/elections or call (401) 222-2340.