RI Votes: Be A Voter

Vote by Emergency Ballot


If you know you can’t make it to the polls on Election Day and have missed the mail ballot deadline, you can still vote! Voting by emergency ballot is easy and takes just a few minutes. Watch this demo to learn more!


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