Board of Canvassers


The DEADLINE for new voters to register for a possible Budget Referendum is 4:30 p.m. on Monday, May 9, 2022.  Voters who have a change of name or address should have their voting records updated at that time. 

 A Budget Referendum (if needed) will be held on Tuesday, June 9, 2022.

 The Board of Canvassers hours are Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Please call the Board of Canvassers at 268-1553 or  visit VOTE.RI.GOV to verify voter information.

Please contact the Board of Canvassers at (401) 268-1553 or e-mail for more information.

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 (PDF) to work at the polls.

Record Updates

According to Rhode Island State Law, voter registration records are periodically updated by using information received from the U.S. Postal Service National Change of Address Program. If you receive a mailing from the Board of Canvassers and have questions, please do not hesitate to call 401-268-1553 or email Board of Canvassers.

Voter Registration

To register to vote, check voter registration information or status please visit the Rhode Island Voter Information Center.

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


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

  • RI driver's license
  • U.S. 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 the Rhode Island Voter ID page.


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.

Related Documents