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Voting & Elections 08.1.2023

After Matos scandal, R.I. Board of Elections urged to investigate all signatures

John Marion talks about the signature matching system in Rhode Island.

Voting & Elections 08.1.2023

Elections officials found dubious signatures on Matos’ nomination papers. Did the system work?

Sloppy? Yes. Illegal? No.

Board of Elections won’t review disputed signatures on Matos nomination papers

John Marion discusses a recent signature matching scandal with WPRI.

Voting & Elections 02.26.2020

Four years ago, officials opened just one-third of available voting locations. Confusion reigned.

PROVIDENCE — The last time Rhode Island held a presidential primary, just one-third of polling places opened, resulting in confusion that led some voters to simply give up.

Ethics 04.19.2019

Bill would restore R.I. lawmakers’ ability to post their photos on General Assembly website

Rhode Island’s legislative leaders are pushing for fast action on a new bill to reinstate a lost perk, to wit: their ability to run photos of themselves and other incumbent lawmakers on the General Assembly website — and official social-media accounts — during election season.

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