Voter Registration Deadline
OCT. 9, 2022
Vote by Mail Registration
OCT 19, 2022
Same Day Voter Registration
Did you know that Rhode Island has more than 50,000 Latino residents?
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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Who is eligible to register to vote?
US Citizens who reside in Rhode Island and are art least 18 years old.
Residents of Rhode Island that are 16 or 17 years of age may pre-register to vote, but cannot participate in an election until they turn 18.
How can I verify my voter registration status?
You can verify your voter registration status via the official link of the Rhode Island Secretary of State: https://vote.sos.ri.gov/Home/UpdateVoterRecord
What is the deadline to register to vote in Rhode Island?
The voter registration deadline is 30 days before the day of the election.
This year the deadline to register to vote is October 9, 2022. In Rhode Island people may also register to vote during the Early Voting period.
What does it mean to pre-register to vote?
Residents of Rhode Island can pre-register to vote as soon as they turn 16 years old. Pre-registered voters may not participate in an election until they turn 18, and must indicate in their voter registration form that they are not 18 years old yet.
Can I register to vote after October 9?
No. Any resident of Rhode Island that is not registered to vote before the deadline cannot participate in the November 8, 2022 elections.
How do I register to vote by mail?
Voters can request an absentee ballot to vote by mail. The deadline to request an absentee ballot is October 19, 2022.
The vote by mail application can be found here : https://vote.sos.ri.gov/Voter/VoteByMail
I was convicted of a felony, can I still register to vote?
Residents of Rhode Island that were convicted of a felony and are currently not in jail or prison can register to vote. Find out more information here: https://www.brennancenter.org/our-work/research-reports/voting-rights-restoration-efforts-rhode-island