State Government Press Releases

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03/03/2020
Providence, RI With Census 2020 right around the corner, Secretary of State Nellie M. Gorbea is co-hosting a free training session for census organizers on Thursday, March 5, 2020, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Rhode Island State House Library. The event will feature several workshops for groups...
02/27/2020
Providence, RI Secretary of State Nellie M. Gorbea reminds Rhode Island voters that there are two special elections scheduled next week on Tuesday, March 3, 2020. One special election is for Representative in General Assembly District 56, which includes the city of Central Falls. Polling...
02/13/2020
Providence, RI Rob Rock, Rhode Island's Director of Elections under Secretary of State Nellie M. Gorbea, has been elected as the Chair of the Electronic Registration Information Center (ERIC). ERIC is a bipartisan, non-profit organization made up of 29 states and the District of Columbia...
02/06/2020
Providence, RI Today Secretary of State Nellie M. Gorbea announced a new era of accountability and transparency in Rhode Island government with the launch of the Lobbying and Legislation Data Exploration Tool. The Data Exploration Tool is an interactive resource available to the public on...
01/06/2020
Providence, RI Secretary of State Nellie M. Gorbea hosted a ceremony today to recognize the 100th anniversary of Rhode Island's ratification of the 19th Amendment, which granted American women the right to vote. Secretary Gorbea was joined in the State House Library by prominent female...
12/17/2019
PROVIDENCE, RI Secretary of State Nellie M. Gorbea announced today that there will be a special election for Representative in General Assembly District 56 to fill the seat of Representative Shelby Maldonado. The special election will be held on Tuesday, March 3, 2020. Representative District 56...
12/16/2019
PROVIDENCE, RI Secretary of State Nellie M. Gorbea has announced the successful launch of Rhode Island's new Central Voter Registration System (CVRS). The CVRS is a computer database that houses the state's list of registered voters and acts as Rhode Island's candidate management system. The new...
12/04/2019
PROVIDENCE, RI This week, Secretary of State Nellie M. Gorbea announced the launch of the Count Me In! data story, a free online resource that lets users explore and compare centuries of data from state and federal censuses in Rhode Island. "Our new data story is an incredible and user-...
11/07/2019
PROVIDENCE, RI With the 2020 Census right around the corner, Secretary of State Nellie M. Gorbea invites the public to come explore the "why" and the "how" of the decennial census at the new Rhode Island State Archives exhibition: Count Me In! Established by the country's founding fathers in...
10/26/2019
NEWPORT, RI Secretary of State Nellie M. Gorbea convened over 140 elections and IT officials for a Cybersecurity Summit today at Salve Regina University's Pell Center in Newport. The five-hour forum gave Rhode Island elections officials from nearly every city and town an opportunity to talk...