Upcoming Elections

Date Coverage Election Type Voter Registration Deadline Mail Ballot Application Deadline
9/13/2022 Rhode Island Primary Election Primary Election 8/13/2022 8/23/2022*
11/08/2022 Rhode Island General Election General Election 10/08/2022 10/18/2021*

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

A Sample Ballot is available when the election name is underlined next to a PDF symbol. The Elections Office at 2000 Plainfield Pike, Cranston, RI 02921 can also provide sample ballots upon request.

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.

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

State of Rhode Island

Board of Elections

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