Voting on Election Day

Poll Hours: 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM**New Shoreham (Block Island) opens at 9:00 AM

Poll Hours: You can locate your polling place at can find instructions to download a mobile app at

ID Requirements: Rhode Island is requiring photo IDs for the 2014 General Election. You must present one of the following forms of photo ID: RI Driver's License, RI Voter ID Card, U.S. Passport, ID issued by a U.S. educational institution, U.S. military ID, ID card issued by the United States or the State of Rhode Island, or Government issued medical card. ID's must not have expired, however ID's without an expiration date are acceptable. If you cannot provide one of the required ID's you can cast a provisional ballot.

Election Day Registration: You must have been registered to vote by October 5, 2014.

If You've Moved within the State: If you moved within the state less than 30 days from the election, you are eligible to vote at your previous polling place.

If You Changed Your Name: If you have changed your name since you registered to vote, you should have reregistered. You may be required to cast a provisional ballot.

If You Have a Felony Conviction: If you have been convicted of a felony and are currently serving your sentence, you are not eligible to vote. Once you have served your sentence, you may register and vote even if you are on probation.

Poll Challenges: The only challenges allowed at a polling place are if a poll worker doesn't believe your identity. If challenged, you will be required to vote provisionally.

Voting Provisionally: A provisional ballot may not be automatically counted and you may need to provide additional information in the days after the election. If you cast a provision ballot, call 866-OUR-VOTE for assistance on completing the process and having your vote counted.

Additional Information:
If you have trouble voting or have questions, call Election Protection at 866-OUR-VOTE

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