As always, it's best to double check with your state for any recent changes to election rules: Rhode Island Election Website
COVID-19 info for Rhode Island
- Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), Rhode Island Department of Health
You may register in person on Election Day at your local Board of Canvassers but only for Presidential elections.
Any registered Rhode Island voter may apply for an absentee ballot and vote by mail.
20 days before the election.
The day before the election.
If you are voting in person in Rhode Island, you must present one of the following forms of ID at the time you vote:
If you've voted in Rhode Island before, registered in person, or provided ID at the time of registration, you don't need to provide ID to vote by mail
If you're voting in Rhode Island for the first time, registered to vote by mail, and didn't provide ID when you registered, be sure to enclose a copy of your photo ID, or a current utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck, or government document that shows your name and address when you return your ballot.