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Voting & Elections 11.27.2023

New applicants for Providence School Board are in, but their terms could be cut short

Executive director John Marion comments on Providence's first-ever school board election set for next year.

Voting & Elections 08.29.2023

Is RI’s early voting period too long? GOP uses Carlson’s dropping out to say yes

Common Cause Rhode Island reminds the RI GOP that early voting was implemented in response to demand for it from voters.

Voting & Elections 08.29.2023

Carlson’s early exit renews calls for limiting early voting or using ranked-choice voting

Common Cause Rhode Island rejects recent calls to restrict early voting access.

Voting & Elections 08.17.2023

Early voting for CD1 Special Election primary has started. Here’s how to cast your ballot

John Marion defends ample early voting ahead of the upcoming special election.

Voting & Elections 08.17.2023

Spate of debates will give R.I. congressional candidates chances to carve off slices of support

Executive director John Marion talks about CD-1 debates, and why they benefit our democracy.

After signature review, state elections panel affirms Matos’ place on ballot

No "obvious pattern of fraud," says RI Board of Elections.

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