Vote by Mail


Who can vote by mail?

Step to Voting by Mail in Rhode Island

STEP
2

You will receive your mail ballot packet to the address listed on your application. Your mail ballot packet includes:

      Your ballot

      Voter's Mail Ballot Certificate envelope

      Voting instructions sheet

      Postage paid return envelope

      I voted sticker

If you do not receive your mail ballot, call the Elections Division at 401-222-2340.

STEP
3

Completely fill the oval next to your choice(s) using a pen. Black ink preferred.

To vote for a candidate whose name is not on the ballot, fill in the oval to the left of “Write-in” and print the name clearly in the box.

If you make a mistake while marking your ballot do not cross out, instead call the Elections Division at 401-222-2340 or TDD 711 to make arrangements to receive a replacement ballot.


STEP
4
  • Insert voted ballot into envelope.
  • Print your name.
  • Sign the envelope. This signature will be compared to your mail ballot application. Optional: Print your RI DL/State ID or last 4 digits of SSN.
  • Print your telephone number/email address in case there are questions pertaining to your Voter’s Mail Ballot Certificate.
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STEP
5

Place completed mail ballot certificate envelope addressed to the:

Rhode Island Board of Elections
P.O.Box 6128
Providence, RI 02940

Hand Deliver to:
2000 Plainfield Pike, Suite A
Cranston, RI 02920

The Board of Elections must receive your mail ballot by 8 p.m. on Election Day.

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