Board of Canvassers


If you do not find the information you are looking for, please call the Board of Canvassers at 294-3331 ext. 128 or email:

The Board of Canvassers is looking for voters who are interested in working at the polls.  Please contact the Board of Canvassers for more information or complete Application to work at the polls and send to the Board of Canvassers, 80 Boston Neck Road, North Kingstown, RI 02852



Presidential Preference Primary

January 27, 2016 - Deadline for voters to file disaffiliation, if necessary, to be eligible to vote in a different party's primary.

March 14, 2016 - Deadline for voters to apply for a Braille or tactile mail ballot 

March 27, 2016 - Deadline to register to vote in order to be eligible to vote in the Presidential Preference Primary

April 5, 2016 - Deadline to receive a mail ballot application

April 6 - 25, 2016 - Emergency mail ballot period for voters to apply for an emergency mail ballot if they unexpectedly need a mail ballot and the situation occures after the April 5th mail ballot application deadline.

April 26, 2016 - Presidential Preference Primary - polls will be open 8:00 am - 8:00 pm


Please contact the Board of Canvassers with questions or requests for additional information


REMINDER:  Under the state’s new VOTER ID law, poll workers will ask you for ID when you vote at the polls.  Exceptable forms of ID's are:

  • RI driver's license 
  • US Passport
  •  ID card issued by U.S. educational institution
  • U.S. military identification card
  • State of Rhode Island or U.S. government issued ID card
  • Government issued medical card 
  • Rhode Island Voter Idenification Card

 If you do not have one of these forms of identification or for more information, please visit



As a result of the recently adopted RI redistricting plan, your senate, representative and local precinct numbers as well as the polling locations where you cast your ballot in the general elections may have changed.

Please see below for the 2012 Redistricting Map.



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