Upcoming Elections

Date Coverage Election Type Voter Registration Deadline** Mail Ballot Application Deadline* Early Voting Period Begins
04/02/24 Presidential Preference Primary Primary 03/03/24 03/12/24 03/13/24
05/07/24 CHARIHO Bond Referendum General  04/07/24 04/16/24 04/17/24
05/07/24 South Kingstown Bond Referendum General 04/07/24 04/16/24 04/17/24
06/04/24 Cranston Bond Referendum General 05/05/24 05/14/24 05/15/24
09/10/24   State Primary Primary 08/11/24 08/20/24 08/21/24
11/05/24   State Wide General Election General  10/06/24 10/15/24 10/16/24

Note: Primaries are held only if necessary.

*Indicates unofficial proposed schedule*

*The Emergency Ballot period extends from the Mail Ballot deadline until 4 p.m. the day before the election.

**To vote in a party primary you must disaffiliate from any other party at least 30 days before the primary date. Declarations of candidacy and related deadlines are administered by the Secretary of State's Elections & Civics Division.

A Sample Ballot is available when the election name is underlined (hyperlink). The Elections Office at 2000 Plainfield Pike, Cranston, RI 02921 can also provide sample ballots upon request.

There are campaign finance reporting requirements for candidates for public office. See our Campaign Finance section for more information.