Board of Canvassers mission statement
In conjunction with the Rhode Island Board of Elections, it is the mission of this Board to protect the integrity of the electoral process and to effectively and efficiently administer the provisions of the Election Laws of the United States and the State of Rhode Island.
The Board of Canvassers operates in accordance with Title 17 of the Rhode Island General Laws and the Home Rule Charter of the City of Providence. The Board’s mission is to protect the integrity of the electoral process and to effectively and efficiently administer the provisions of the Election Laws of the United States and the State of Rhode Island.
Please call our office at 401.680.5525, if you need additional information.
Primary Election Information:
Early voting begins 20 days before the election.
Early voting for the September 13, 2022 PRIMARY ELECTIONS begins on WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 24, 2022 through MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2022 AT 4:00 PM.
Early voting location – Joseph A. Doorley, Jr. Municipal Building – 444 Westminster St – Entrance on Greene St
Monday – Friday from 8:30 am–4:30 pm. Voters may enter on Greene St. This ends MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 12th at 4:00 pm.
You can check the status of your mail ballot application and registration at vote.ri.gov
If you have already received your mail ballot you can leave your voted ballot in the drop box located on Eddy St behind City Hall.
August 14 – Voter Registration Deadline for Primary
August 23 – Mail Ballot Application Deadline for Primary
August 24 – Early Voting Period for Primary
September 12 – Early Voting Period Ends at 4pm for Primary
September 13 – Primary Election Day
Ward Maps (PDF)