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Much on the Line with Redrawing RI’s Legislative Districts

For Rhode Island election reform advocates, the problem isn’t the firm that was hired to do the study, but the system that gives Assembly leaders effective control over the shape of their colleagues’ districts.

Voting & Elections 03.2.2019

State Senator proposes reforms to voting, campaigning accessibility

State Senator Gayle Goldin (D-Providence) sponsored five bills proposing various reforms to the way Rhode Island voters and candidates participate in the electoral process.

State Senate bill would consolidate power in president's hands

Amid an uptick in member dissent, Senate leaders are proposing changes to its rules that would enshrine longstanding customs, consolidate power in the hands of the Senate president and prevent a filibuster from ever happening in Rhode Island again.

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