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Rhode Island

Register to vote online using your state-issued driver's license or ID number.

To vote absentee/by mail:

  • Be registered to vote. Not sure if you're registered? Check with the Secretary of State's website: Rhode Island voter lookup
  • To vote by mail, download, print, fill in and mail the application form and send to your election official's office. This may require postage.  Contact information is found here.
  • Absentee applications are due by October 11th, 2022.  Be sure to get yours in early to allow plenty of time for mailing your ballot to you so you can then mail it back.
  • Follow up with your election official's office to make sure you receive your ballot.  Contact information for election officials is found here.
  • Your ballot may require postage, a witness signature and/or notary service before you mail it back.  Instructions will be on the ballot itself.

Track your status! Rhode Island Ballottrax

Information current as of 9/1/2020.  For the most recent updates, see the Secretary of State's website.