State Government Press Releases

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CRANSTON, R.I. – The Rhode Island Board of Elections is reminding voters of the emergency ballot period for the upcoming November 2 special elections in Senate District 3 (Providence), Pawtucket, Central Falls, and Portsmouth. The emergency ballot period began on Wednesday, October 13. Up until...
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,...