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Tracy Nelson - Canvassing Clerk
(401) 845-5384

Caitlin Springer
(401) 845-5386

1st Floor
Newport City Hall
43 Broadway, Newport, R.I. 02840

Hours: 8:30-4:30 M-F

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Contact Information

Tracy Nelson - Canvassing Clerk
(401) 845-5384

Caitlin Springer
(401) 845-5386

1st Floor
Newport City Hall
43 Broadway, Newport, R.I. 02840

Hours: 8:30-4:30 M-F

»

Canvassing

The Canvassing Office is your source for election and voter registration information. Our office works hand in hand with a trio of accomplished civil servants appointed by the City Council to serve on the Newport Canvassing Authority. From helping voters register on time to tallying the votes on election day, our team is actively involved in all phases of the city's electoral process and cooperates with the Secretary of State to ensure every election is handled with the utmost care.
 

COVID-19 Notice


Newport Residents Encouraged to Run for Office

The City of Newport is reminding all Newport residents interested in running for office in the upcoming November election that they must file a Declaration of Candidacy with the City’s board of canvassers between June 22 and June 24. The Canvassing Office will be open in order to receive all candidate declarations. Please reach out to us by phone or email with any questions.

Click here for more information from the RI Secretary of State on how to run for office 

 

Voter Registration

Whether you're interested in registering to vote, moved and need to update your voter information, or are curious to learn more about our electoral process, Newport's Voter Central can help, 

Elections

Participating in our electoral process is a vital part of our democracy and we're dedicated to ensuring that the process is easy to understand and accessible to all eligible voters. 

Canvassing Board

The City's Board of Canvassers is responsible for ensuring the integrity of the election process, meeting regularly to prepare for upcoming elections. 

Forms & Applications

Download and submit some of our more commonly requested forms - from registering to vote to filling out an emergency ballot application 

Voter Central

2018 Election Results

Curious to know how Newport voted in the 2018 election? Click here for the full results!

View Polling Locations & Ward Boundaries

Wondering where to vote or where exactly the First Ward stops and the Second Ward begins? Find out, along with other important voter information via our GIS portal

How Our Elections Work

Elections serve as the foundation of our democracy, and understanding how they work is an important part of civic life