State Government Press Releases

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PROVIDENCE, RI – The Board of Elections invites all local and national media news outlets to attend a Media Day at the Board of Elections offices in Providence on Oct. 23 from 4 p.m.- 6. p.m. The event will focus on providing the media and the public with a status...
PROVIDENCE, RI - The Board of Elections last night unanimously voted to elect Board Members Diane C. Mederos as Chairwoman of the Board, and retired Judge Stephen P. Erickson As Vice-Chairman. This marks the first time a woman has served as Chair in the 70 year history of the Board of Elections.
Denver, CO –The Rhode Island Board of Elections will be present for the nation's first statewide risk-limiting post-election audit taking place in Denver, Colorado on Nov. 16-18. Board staff will be part of a twelve-member group of observers consisting of federal and state election officials,...
September 29, 2017 PROVIDENCE, RI – The Board of Elections is aware of a letter complaint filed with the United States Department of Justice regarding information required of first-time voter registrants. The voter registration process is governed by both Rhode Island and federal law,...