The 2020 election faces unprecedented challenges from the COVID-19 pandemic and Common Cause Rhode Island wants to ensure every eligible voter is able to safely cast their ballot. This year we are 

Common Cause Rhode Island is recruiting, training, and deploying volunteer poll watchers as part of the national Election Protection program. 

Trained poll watchers are volunteers who assist voters in obtaining information about accessing the ballot box. After attending a one-hour training, they will have answers to voters’ frequently asked questions and direct voters to websites and toll-free numbers for additional assistance, as needed.

You can join our Election Protection team! To volunteer as a poll watcher, sign up at the link below. We will contact you with information about our upcoming training. 

Our Election Protection program is not affiliated with any party, candidate, or issue campaign. 


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