RI Votes: Be A Voter

For reals? How come?


Of course it matters. Check out these videos from Rhode Islanders who know just how important it is to be a voter.

Ok, it is easy to feel bombarded with elections coverage and not know where to turn for reliable information about candidates. Check out these videos to hear about how others get the info they need to make informed decisions.

We're not going to tell you who to vote for, but the act of voting is pretty straightforward. Check out these videos or head to the Voting at the Polls information page.

Lame! You have more options for voting than just at the polls on Election Day. Check out these videos to learn more or head to the Voting By Mail information page.

No problem! Now eligible voters in Rhode Island can register to vote online!

No Problem! You have some options.


If you are a student be sure to check out this important Student Voter Guide before making a decision on where to register and vote.


Key Dates

  • July 30 - Last day to apply for a Braille or tactile ballot for the primaries
  • August 13 - Deadline to register to vote in the primaries
  • August 22 - Last day to submit a mail ballot application for the primary
  • August 22 - First day to vote in the primaries by emergency ballot
  • September 11 - Last day to vote in the primaries by emergency ballot
  • September 12 - Party Primaries
  • September 24 - Last day to apply for a General Election Braille/Tactile mail ballot
  • October 7 - Last day to register to vote for the General Election
  • October 16 - Last day to apply for a General Election mail ballot
  • October 17 - First day to vote in the General Election by emergency ballot
  • November 5  - Last day to vote in the General Election by emergency ballot
  • November 6 - General Election

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