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 update on election preparedness for Nov. 6 as well as answer any questions related to the conduct of elections in Rhode Island and general campaign finance matters.
Topics will include: • Progress on absentee ballots applications and ballots • Polling place staffing needs • Planned deployment of voting equipment to reduce lines at the polls • Election Day logistics and results • Security measures intended to protect state election systems • Emergency preparedness plan • Recounts and certification of results • General campaign finance matters
Media contact: Miguel J. Nunez email@example.com (401) 222-2345