Rhode Island now accepts online voter registrations if you have a Rhode Island-issued Driver’s License or State ID. You may register to vote or update your voter registration online by using the Secretary of State's website: https://vote.sos.ri.gov.
If you move or change your name you are required to update your voter registration.
Every election, millions of voters around the country, including our military and overseas voters, cast their ballots by mail. The Secretary of State's Office has compiled a helpful guide for mail voting, which can be downloaded here.
>> Click here for Election Results from the 2022 Primary
Whether you're looking to register to vote, need to change your registration or request an emergency ballot, our office is here to help. Click below for some of our more commonly used forms and feel free to reach out with any other questions to (401) 845-5386 or (401) 845-5384.
Absent service members, and their eligible family members, as well as citizens residing overseas may be eligible to vote using the Federal Post Card Application (FPCA).
To determine your eligibility or obtain additional information please visit the Federal Voting Assistance Program's Voter Assistance Guide at: https://www.fvap.gov/guide
Newport Votes 2023
Attention Newport Residents!
We're gearing up for the U.S. Congressional District 1 Special Election on November 7th.
PLEASE NOTE: THERE WILL NOT BE ANY LOCAL RACES ON THE NOVEMBER 7, 2023 PRIMARY BALLOTS AND THE FINAL DAY TO REGISTER TO BE ELIGIBLE TO VOTE IN THE GENERAL ELECTION IS SUNDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2023
Please visit the Voter Information Center at vote.sos.ri.gov to check the accuracy of your voter information.
If you have moved or changed your name, you must update your voter registration.
To register to vote or update your voter registration information please visit vote.sos.ri.gov OR submit a voter registration form by the deadline(s) indicated above.
Voter registration forms are available at city hall during normal business hours or can be downloaded from www.cityofnewport.com/Newportvotes
Completed voter registration forms may be placed in the municipal drop box located on Bull Street by the deadline(s) specified above. We cannot accept voter registration forms via email.
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