Mark your calendars, Rhode Island!
We have a special election coming up to elect a new Congressman to CD-1. Here are the election dates:
Primary Election: Tuesday, September 5, 2023
General Election: Tuesday, November 7, 2023
The Secretary of State’s office has also announced the following important dates for voter registration, candidate declaration, early voting, and mail ballot applications.
- May 31, 2023: Potential candidates must be registered to vote in Rhode Island; deadline for candidates to disaffiliate from their political party to run as a candidate from another party
- June 29-30, 2023: Candidate declaration period
- No later than July 6, 2023: Nomination paper signing period begins
- July 14, 2023: Deadline for candidates to submit nomination papers to the local Board of Canvassers (4 p.m.)
- August 6, 2023: Voter registration deadline for the primary
- August 15, 2023: Mail ballot application deadline for the primary
- August 16 – September 5, 2023: Early voting period for the primary
- October 8, 2023: Voter registration deadline for the special election
- October 17, 2023: Mail ballot application deadline for the special election
- October 18 – November 6, 2023: Early voting period for the special election