State Government Press Releases

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10/04/2018
PROVIDENCE, RI– October is American Archives Month and Secretary of State Nellie M. Gorbea is highlighting the rich and diverse history of our state by sending treasures from the State Archives out to public libraries. "Many Rhode Islanders don't realize how special and unique our history is...
10/01/2018
PROVIDENCE, RI – Secretary of State Nellie M. Gorbea is reminding eligible Rhode Islanders that they have until Sunday, October 7 to register to vote in the November 6 general election. Voters who have moved or changed their names since they last voted are also reminded to update their information...
09/14/2018
PROVIDENCE, RI – Secretary of State Nellie M. Gorbea is taking a look back at three centuries of voting with the latest exhibition opening at the Rhode Island State Archives entitled Voting in Rhode Island: 380 years of 'I voted'. The exhibition includes 19th and 20th century ballots and ballot...
09/07/2018
PROVIDENCE, RI – With the State Primary less than a week away, Secretary of State Nellie M. Gorbea today announced how state and local elections officials are working to improve access to the ballot box while protecting the integrity of every vote. Key among these efforts are collaborations with...
08/30/2018
PROVIDENCE, RI – Secretary of State Nellie M. Gorbea today convened business leaders from around the state to highlight her new online suite of tools designed to make it easier for businesses to thrive and grow in Rhode Island. These tools include the new Rhode Island Code of Regulations(RICR) and...
08/17/2018
PROVIDENCE, RI - Secretary of State Nellie M. Gorbea is reminding those eligible voters looking to vote by mail ahead of the September 12 primary, that they have until August 22 to file their mail ballot application. New and of note this year, voters casting their ballot by mail will not have...
08/09/2018
PROVIDENCE, RI – Secretary of State Nellie M. Gorbea is reminding eligible Rhode Islanders of two important deadlines for the September 12 primaries. The first, quickly approaching date is the voter registration deadline on Monday, August 13. Eligible Rhode Islanders can go to vote.ri.gov to...
08/08/2018
John Carnevale to be removed from primary ballot. "Today the Department of State has learned that state representative candidate for District 13, John Carnevale, pled no contest to a single felony count of perjury and received a sentence of five years suspended. Given this information, and...
07/30/2018
PROVIDENCE, RI - Secretary of State Nellie M. Gorbea will be hosting voter information events aimed at increasing awareness and voter participation. These events will provide an opportunity for eligible Rhode Island voters to update their voter registration information, obtain a free voter ID card,
07/16/2018
"Today, the President chose to ignore the opinion of the United States intelligence community in his assessment of Russia's attempted interference in the 2016 elections. As Rhode Island's Secretary of State and Chief State Election official, I have attended multiple briefings by U.S....