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.
Declaration of Candidacy filing period:
- All candidates for general assembly and district committees file their declaration of Candidacy at their local Board of Canvassers on Monday, June 22nd, Tuesday, June 23rd and Wednesday, June 24th no later than 4 pm.
- Deadline to file district committee endorsements, to be filed at the Secretary of State’s Office Elections Division – Thursday, June 25th no later than 4 pm
- Nomination Papers are picked up at the Secretary of State’s Office Elections Division on June 30th
- Deadline to submit nomination papers: Friday, July 10th no later than 4 pm
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