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Voting & Elections 03.10.2021

Voting Access Coalition Launches “Let RI Vote” Campaign

A coalition of more than two dozen grassroots organizations are kicking off the “Let RI Vote” campaign today, with voters, advocates and experts explaining the need to strengthen the Ocean State’s elections systems.

Voting & Elections 12.4.2020

Blueprint for a Great Democracy – Reimagining Elections

Common Cause Rhode Island is sponsoring a free, online event to gather Rhode Islanders’ perspectives on changes to how the state holds its elections. Members of the public and the media are welcome to join on Sunday, December 13, 2020 at 7:00 pm.

Voting & Elections 11.19.2020

Blueprint for a Great Democracy

Common Cause Rhode Island is sponsoring two free, online events to gather Rhode Islanders’ perspectives on changes to: how government bodies hold public meetings; and how the state holds its elections.

Voting & Elections 11.2.2020

Election Protection Volunteers Will Be at the Polls to Help Rhode Island Voters

Voters can also call nonpartisan hotline at 866-OUR-VOTE. On Tuesday, voters who have questions or encounter problems can get help from trained volunteers who are part of the nation’s largest and longest-running nonpartisan voter assistance program.

Voting & Elections 09.24.2020

Voting Access Coalition Calls for Executive Order to Count Ballots Mailed by Election Day, Received by November 6

A coalition of 20 community and voting rights groups called for Governor Gina M. Raimondo to issue an executive order allowing the state Board of Elections to count ballots that are postmarked by November 3rd and received by November 6th, and to count any ballots received by mail that arrive on November 4th.

Voting & Elections 09.14.2020

Flatten the Mail Ballot Curve

If you choose to vote by mail, it’s important that you return your application early. When you get your ballot, return that early too. We call that “flattening the mail ballot curve.” 

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