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Topic: Board of Elections

Gov. Raimondo orders postponement of Rhode Island primary

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Gov. Raimondo orders postponement of Rhode Island primary

March 26, 2020 0 comments

Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo signed an executive order Monday postponing the 2020 presidential primary and shifting to a predominantly mail ballot model in light of escalating COVID-19 concerns. The election will occur June 2, according to the order, over a month later than the original date of April 28. 

Board of Elections proposes solution to last-minute voting

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Board of Elections proposes solution to last-minute voting

April 2, 2019 0 comments

The Rhode Island Board of Elections is expecting an overwhelming number of emergency mail ballots — maybe more than it can handle — during the next general election.

R.I. mail-in ballots increase from 2014 to 2018 gubernatorial election

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R.I. mail-in ballots increase from 2014 to 2018 gubernatorial election

October 23, 2018 0 comments

Forty-one percent more voters applied for regular mail-in ballots in 2018 than in the 2014 gubernatorial election, the Rhode Island Board of Elections reported Tuesday.

Prov. council president accused of violating campaign finance regulations

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Prov. council president accused of violating campaign finance regulations

October 14, 2016 0 comments

Luis Aponte, president of the Providence City Council, stands accused of illegally diverting assets from his campaign fund for personal use.