Board of Canvassers


The Presidential Preference Primary will be held on Tuesday, April 2, 2024.  The last day for voter registration or changes to your voter information is Sunday, March 3, 2024.  Please visit to register or update your voter information.  Registration forms are available at the Board of Canvassers Office, 100 Fairway Drive and on Sunday, March 3rd at the North Kingstown Police Station, 8166 Post Road.

Mail Ballot applications are available at the Board of Canvassers Office or at .  The deadline to apply for a mail ballot is 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 12, 2024.

Emergency Mail Ballots and Early In-Person Voting starts on Wednesday, March 13, 2024 at the Board of Canvassers Office through 4:00 p.m. on Monday, April 1, 2024. 

Please contact the Board of Canvassers with any questions.

The Board of Canvassers is looking for voters who are interested in working at the polls. Please contact the Board of Canvassers for more information or complete Application (PDF) to work at the polls.

Record Updates

According to Rhode Island State Law, voter registration records are periodically updated by using information received from the U.S. Postal Service National Change of Address Program. If you receive a mailing from the Board of Canvassers and have questions, please do not hesitate to call 401-268-1553 or email Board of Canvassers.


Under the state’s new Voter ID law, poll workers will ask you for ID when you vote at the polls. Acceptable forms of ID's are:

  • RI driver's license
  • U.S. Passport
  • ID card issued by U.S educational institution
  • U.S military identification card
  • State of Rhode Island or U.S government issued ID card
  • Government issued medical card
  • Rhode Island Voter Identification Card

If you do not have one of these forms of identification or for more information, please visit the Rhode Island Voter ID page.


As a result of the recently adopted RI redistricting plan, your senate, representative and local precinct numbers as well as the polling locations where you cast your ballot in the general elections may have changed.

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