Last updated on October 8, 2019

You should plan on showing “proof of identification” when you vote. See the section on Voter ID Requirements for a complete list of acceptable forms of ID to bring to the polls.

Rhode Island voter registration deadlines

Election Day Registration:

You may register in person on Election Day at your local Board of Canvassers but only for Presidential elections.

Rhode Island voter registration rules

To register in Rhode Island you must:

Rhode Island voter registration directions

  1. Use our Register to Vote Tool to fill out the National Voter Registration Form.
  2. Sign and date your form. This is very important!
  3. Mail or hand-deliver your completed form to the address we provide.
  4. Make sure you register before the voter registration deadline.

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