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Registering to Vote in Rhode Island
If you wish to register to vote in Rhode Island you must submit a Rhode Island Voter Registration Form.
- Be a legal Rhode Island resident
- Be a citizen of the United States
- Can’t be deemed “mentally incompetent” by a judge or court of law
- Cannot be incarcerated in a correctional facility upon a felony conviction.
- Be at least 16 years old (although you can’t vote until you turn 18)
Where and How to Register
You can register to vote in Rhode Island by completing a Voter Registration Form which may be obtained at your local Board of Canvassers or the Rhode Island Board of Elections. You can also download the form from the Rhode Island Board of Elections site.
Many agencies which serve the public, such as the Department of Motor Vehicles, Department of Human Services, Department of Mental Health etc. also offer registration services to their clients as mandated by the National Voter Registration Act.
To see valid forms of ID accepted when registering see the Rhode Island Board of Elections site.
You must register at least 30 days before a primary or election in which you wish to vote. In Presidential elections, if you miss the deadline, you can still register and vote only for President/Vice-President at your Board of Canvassers on the day of the election
Visit the Rhode Island Board of Elections FAQ page for other question about registering to vote in Rhode Island.
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