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Request an absentee ballot and learn about Brown University resources for voting by mail.

Voting in Rhode Island

Rhode Island specific voting information including election dates, polling place locations and hours, and current elected officials.

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Voting at the Polls

Find your polling location, read about voting safely in person, and learn about Voter ID Laws for each state.

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Informed Voting

Learn about candidates and ballot measures that you can expect to vote on in upcoming elections.

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News and Research
Six candidates for governor on the stage in RI
Six candidates for governor on the stage in RI

Rhode Island’s six leading candidates for governor all agree that climate change is the most critical environmental problem facing the state. How they propose dealing with it and other pressing issues … Read More »Six candidates for governor on the stage in RI: Here are their plans to fight climate change

Democracy in a ‘Live Free or Die’ Town
Democracy in a ‘Live Free or Die’ Town

CROYDON, N.H. — The tiny New Hampshire town of Croydon fits the New England of the imagination, with its cozy general store, one-room schoolhouse and local museum open by appointment.… Read More »One Small Step for Democracy in a ‘Live Free or Die’ Town

McKee signs ‘Let RI Vote Act’ into law
McKee signs ‘Let RI Vote Act’ into law

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — Gov. Dan McKee signed a new bill into law on Wednesday making it easier for Rhode Islanders to vote. The “Let RI Vote Act” allows Rhode… Read More »McKee signs ‘Let RI Vote Act’ into law

Brown Votes founders celebrate the passage of the “Let RI Vote Act” in the house
Brown Votes founders celebrate the passage of the “Let RI Vote Act” in the house

‘Let RI Vote Act’ gets R.I. House approval, McKee ‘ready to sign it’ PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) — The Let RI Vote Act has cleared another hurdle as the Rhode Island… Read More »Brown Votes founders Kimberly Collins and Madison Mandell Celebrating the passage of the “Let RI Vote Act” in the house

Perez ’83, Schiller discuss voting rights
Perez ’83, Schiller discuss voting rights

Panelists examine congressional voting legislation, state-level restrictions Tom Perez ’83, former United States secretary of labor and former chair of the Democratic National Committee, discussed voting rights with Wendy Schiller,… Read More »Perez ’83, Schiller discuss voting rights

Why the 2022 Midterms Matter
Why the 2022 Midterms Matter

Midterm elections are important because they help determine power in Congress. Unlike state and local elections that happen every year, congressional midterm elections occur halfway through a president’s term and do not take place during… Read More »What are Midterm Elections: Why the 2022 Midterms Matter

Democracy has become a partisan issue
Democracy has become a partisan issue

In the tumultuous months following Joe Biden’s presidential victory, GOP state legislators in 33 states have already set 165 bills in motion aiming to restrict voting in future elections. This… Read More »Democracy has become a partisan issue: why this should worry you by Adam Brandt

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