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Voting & Elections 06.8.2022

Governor McKee signs Let RI Vote Act into law

Today, Rhode Island Governor Daniel McKee signed the Let RI Vote Act into law. The changes will be in effect for the 2022 election.

Voting & Elections 05.17.2022

Rhode Island Expands Voter Access as Other States Pass Anti-Voting Laws

"Passage of The Let RI Vote Act is a watershed moment for voting rights in Rhode Island. This is the culmination of years of hard work by dozens of organizations and thousands of Rhode Islanders."

Money & Influence 04.25.2022

Rhode Island’s Political Spending Transparency Law Survives Supreme Court Challenge

The state’s groundbreaking 2012 law was the state’s response to the 2010 Citizens United decision. It requires groups spending to influence Rhode Island elections, independent of the candidates themselves, to report information about their donors who funded the advertising.

Open Government Coalition Calls for Return of Online Meetings

ACCESS/RI, a coalition of groups working for open government in Rhode Island, sent a letter to Governor Daniel McKee urging him to issue an executive order that would allow public bodies to once again hold online meetings and require public bodies to provide remote access for members of the public. The coalition made the request in light of the current wave of infections caused by the Delta variant of Covid-19.

Voting & Elections 05.14.2021

ROUNDUP: New Poll Shows Rhode Islanders Want More Voting Options, Accessibility

The Rhode Island Voting Access Coalition announced new polling showing strong bipartisan support for measures that expand access to the ballot for Ocean State voters.

Voting & Elections 05.12.2021

Poll Results Show RI Voters Support Policies to Expand Access to Voting

The RI Voting Access Coalition released the results of a poll showing strong public bipartisan support for changes that are part of the Let RI Vote campaign. The Let RI Vote campaign is focused on safely and securely expanding access to the ballot for all eligible voters.

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