2020 Election Dates and Deadlines!


Key Date(s) Event Forms
Tue, March 24 - Thu, March 26 Deadline to file disaffiliation for candidates This deadline has passed.
Sat, May 23 - Mon, May 25 Deadline to register to vote in order to file a Declaration of Candidacy This deadline has passed.
Mon, June 22 - Wed, June 24 Declaration of Candidacy filing period Declaration of Candidacy
Thu, June 25 Deadline to file district committee endorsements Endorsement by Party Committee
Tue, June 30 Nominaton papers ready to be picked up Nomination Papers
Fri, July 10 Deadline to submit nomination papers Nomination Papers due by 4:00 p.m.
Mon, July 13 Deadline to file objections - Local offices Due by 4:00 p.m.
Mon, July 13 Deadline to file withdrawals - Local offices Due by 4:00 p.m.
Wed, July 15 Deadline for decisions on objections to candidates - Local offices
Fri, July 17 Ballot Placement Lottery - Primary and General Election 5:00 p.m. State Library - RI State House
Fri, July 17 Deadline to file objections for candidates - Federal and State offices Due by 4:00 p.m.
Fri, July 17 Deadline for withdrawals of candidates - Federal and State offices Due by 4:00 p.m.
Mon, July 20 Deadline for decisions on objections to candidates - Federal and State offices
Mon, July 27 Deadline to submit Braille or Tactile mail ballot applications Braille/Tactile Application
Sun, August 09 Deadline to register to vote - Primary Register to Vote
Mon, August 10 Deadline to file disaffiliation - Primary Voters Update Voter Record
Tue, August 18 Deadline to submit mail ballot applications - Primaries Mail Ballot Application coming soon
Wed, August 19 Emergency Voting Period beings Emergency Mail Ballot Application coming soon
Fri, September 04 Deadline to submit nomination papers - presidential electors for Independent Presidential Candidates Nomination Papers
Tue, September 08 Party Primaries Polling Places
Tue, September 08 Emergency Voting Period Ends 4:00 p.m.
Tue, September 08 Deadline to receive mail ballots Due by 8:00 p.m.
Wed, September 09 Deadline to submit recount requests Due by 4:00 pm
Fri, September 11 Deadline to file objections to nomination papers -Presidential Electors for Independent Presidential Candidates Due by 4:00 pm
Fri, September 11 Deadline for nomination withdrawals - Presidential Electors for Independent Presidential Candidiates Due by 4:00 pm
Fri, September 11 Ballot placement lottery - Presidential Electors for Independent Presidential Candidates 5:00 p.m. State Library - RI State House
Mon, September 14 Deadline for decisions on objections to candidates - Presidential Electors for Independent Presidential Candidates
Mon, September 21 Deadline to submit Braille or Tactile mail ballot application Braille/Tactile Application
Sun, October 04 Deadline to register to vote - General Election Register to Vote
Tue, October 13 Deadline to submit mail ballot applications - General Election Mail Ballot Application coming soon
Wed, October 14 Emergency voting period begins Emergency Mail Ballot Application coming soon
Mon, November 02 Emergency voting period ends 4:00 p.m.
Tue, November 03 General Election Polling Place