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Feel stronger than you ever have about issues that are impacting your family? If there’s one thing the pandemic has done is make us all less apathetic about the systems, leaders, and issues around us.
What will you need?
You will need a RI Driver’s License or RI State ID to register to vote online or update your existing record.
If you do not have a RI Driver’s License of RI State ID, the Office of Voter Registration will generate a form for you to print and mail to your local Board of Canvassers.
Party Affiliation: Make your selection on the online voter registration form, or select “Unaffiliated”.
Important: Under the federal Help America Vote Act, if you are a first-time applicant for voter registration in Rhode Island you must provide either your valid driver’s license number or valid RI ID number issued by the RI Division of Motor Vehicles. If you have not been issued a valid RI driver’s license or RI ID number, you must provide the last 4 digits of your social security number. If you gave not been issued either, then please indicate that on the form after you have printed it from the OVR..
If you do not provide this information or your driver’s license or social security number cannot be verified, you will be required to present one of the forms of identification listed below at the time of registration, prior to voting or at the time of voting. Non-photo identification must have the voter’s name and address on it. If you indicate on the form that you have not been issued a Social Security number or a RI driver’s license, you will still need to present identification at the polls.
Here are two links to learn more and to start to register – yes! you can register ON-LINE.
If you miss the voter registration for the September Primary, you will have until October 4th to register for the November General Election – when we vote for President.
Here is a link to all sample ballots for cities/towns in Rhode Island:
To request a mail ballot, you must print this form, complete it and mail it by August 18th.