State Government Press Releases

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10/05/2022
CRANSTON, R.I. At yesterday's meeting of the Rhode Island Board of Elections, the Board voted unanimously to adopt a new written protocol for the proofing and testing of ExpressVote machines prior to the November 8th general election and early voting period, which begins on October 19th. ...
09/09/2022
CRANSTON, R.I. Tomorrow, September 20, 2022, the Rhode Island Board of Elections will celebrate National Voter Registration Day, a nonpartisan civic holiday dedicated to raising awareness of voter registration opportunities and to reaching voters who may not register otherwise. 2022 also...
09/07/2022
CRANSTON, R.I. To better help Rhode Islanders understand the vote tabulation and public results reporting process for the September 13th primary election, the Rhode Island Board of Elections has released the following timeline:
08/23/2022
CRANSTON, R.I. The Rhode Island Board of Elections is encouraging voters who choose to cast their ballot via mail or secure dropbox for the September 13th primary election to utilize the Ballottrax tool (https://ballottrax.sos.ri.gov/voter/) to track the status of submitted mail ballots. "...
08/04/2022
CRANSTON, R.I. At yesterday's meeting of the Rhode Island Board of Elections, the Board voted unanimously to accept the Audit Report and Consent Order executed in the matter of State Representative Ramon A. Perez. Mr. Perez was fined $6,000 for campaign finance violations and ordered to...
07/25/2022
CRANSTON, R.I. At today's meeting of the Rhode Island Board of Elections, the Board voted unanimously to accept the Audit Reports and Consent Orders executed in the matters of Senators Elaine J. Morgan and Thomas Paolino. Ms. Morgan will be fined $1,200 for campaign finance violations and Mr....
07/07/2022
CRANSTON, R.I. On June 28, 2022, the State of Rhode Island Board of Elections convened in executive session to consider an Audit of the campaign finances of former Providence City Council candidate Gerard C. Catala. The Audit, conducted by the Board's Campaign Finance Division found multiple...
05/20/2022
CRANSTON, R.I. The Rhode Island Board of Elections applauds the General Assembly for passage of the "Let RI Vote Act" (H-7100, S-2007), which codifies a number of practices successfully implemented during the 2020 general election to give qualified voters more convenient options to cast a ballot...
03/14/2022
PROVIDENCE, R.I. According to the newly released 2020 #ElectionsPerformance Index report by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Election Data + Science Lab, Rhode Island's election system, administered by the Rhode Island Board of Elections, ranked 8th in the nation for performance during...
02/15/2022
CRANSTON, R.I. On Friday, February 11th, the Rhode Island Board of Election hosted a group of national elections integrity experts to conduct a pilot Risk Limiting Audit (RLA) utilizing a new algorithm designed to improve the efficiency of the RLA process. The pilot was run using ballots cast...