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State Government Press Releases

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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....
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...
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...
06/06/2018
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.
11/15/2017
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,...
09/29/2017
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,...