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Who are our Representatives and Senators in the General Assembly?

Who are our local elected officials?

In November, 2002 the electors of Newport voted that there should be four councilors-at-large and one councilor from each of the three wards.  Following each biennial election, the Council-elect holds a caucus to select a Council President/Mayor and Vice President from among its membership.

The following candidates were elected to the Newport City Council in the November 8, 2016 General Election:

  • Henry F. Winthrop, Mayor, At-Large
  • Lynn Underwood Ceglie, Vice President, Ward 2
  • Jamie P. Bova, At-Large
  • John F. Florez, At-Large
  • Jeanne-Marie Napolitano, At-Large
  • Susan D. Taylor, Ward 1
  • Kathryn E. Leonard, Ward 3


Does the City of Newport have Council wards?

Yes.  The City of Newport is divided into three wards.  

See map here:  Voting Districts with Wards


How do I sign up to work at the polls?

You may obtain an application at the Newport Canvassing Office on the first floor of City Hall, 43 Broadway or by clicking the link below:

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Mandatory training classes for all poll workers are held throughout the state prior to each election.