# RI.gov: Rhode Island Government


State Government Press Releases

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11/22/2022
CRANSTON, R.I. At a public Board meeting held this afternoon, the members of the Rhode Island Board of Elections voted unanimously to certify the results of the Rhode Island 2022 General Election including federal, state, General Assembly, and local races, local races subject to recounts, and...
11/21/2022
CRANSTON, R.I. This afternoon, the Rhode Island Board of Elections completed its Risk Limiting Audit (RLA) of the state's 2022 General Election results. The state-of-the-art post-election RLA process, required by Rhode Island law, was conducted by Board staff. Results indicate no election...
10/19/2022
At yesterday's meeting of the Rhode Island Board of Elections, the Board voted to refer two cases involving serious campaign finance violations to the Office of the Attorney General. In the matter of Lawrence Valencia, in his capacity as Treasurer of the Richmond Democratic Town Committee, the...
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...