News and Events
Fri, 14 Jun 2024 16:30:00 GMT

Secretary of State Gregg M. Amore Statement on End of Legislative Session



General Assembly passes 8 priority bills of the RI Department of State PROVIDENCE, RI - Secretary of State Gregg M. Amore today issued the following statement in recognition of the end of the 2024 legislative session: "In my time as Secretary of State, I have had many opportunities to work...

Fri, 31 May 2024 18:00:00 GMT

Secretary of State Gregg M. Amore Presents Civic Leadership Awards



PROVIDENCE, RI – Secretary of State Gregg M. Amore honored the more than 80 high school students selected as 2024 Rhode Island Civic Leadership Award winners at a State House ceremony on Friday, May 10, 2024. The Civic Leadership Award honors students who have excelled in areas such as public...

Thu, 23 May 2024 19:15:00 GMT

Secretary of State Gregg M. Amore and Rhode Island State Archives Open Two New Exhibits



PROVIDENCE, RI – Secretary of State Gregg M. Amore and the Rhode Island State Archives today announced the opening of two new exhibits at the Rhode Island State House and the State Archives. "As Secretary of State, I'm fortunate to be able to help tell Rhode Island's story through the...

Tue, 21 May 2024 20:00:00 GMT

Rhode Island Election Officials Participate in Training Exercises in Advance of 2024 Election Cycle



CRANSTON, RI – The RI Department of State and the State Board of Elections co-hosted an operational tabletop exercise for local election officials on Friday, May 17, 2024. The tabletop exercise was facilitated by The Elections Group, a national training organization comprised of former election...

Mon, 20 May 2024 21:15:00 GMT

Secretary of State Gregg M. Amore Presents 2024 Civic Education Teacher of the Year Awards



Shannon Gormley of Central High School and Crystal Bozigian of North Providence High School Honored PROVIDENCE, RI – Secretary of State Gregg M. Amore today honored Shannon Gormley of Central High School and Crystal Bozigian of North Providence High School as the 2024 winners of the Rhode Island

Mon, 29 Apr 2024 19:00:00 GMT

Rhode Island State House to Open for Saturday Tours in Recognition of Rhode Island Independence Day



PROVIDENCE, RI – Secretary of State Gregg M. Amore, in partnership with Governor Dan McKee and the State House Restoration Committee, today announced that the Rhode Island State House will be open to the public on Saturday, May 4 in recognition of Rhode Island Independence Day. "Rhode Island...

Thu, 04 Apr 2024 13:15:00 GMT

Secretary of State Gregg M. Amore Encourages Rhode Islanders to Display Flags in Recognition of Rhode Island Independence Day



RI Department of State makes limited number of flags available at no cost PROVIDENCE, RI – Secretary of State Gregg M. Amore and the RI Department of State are today encouraging Rhode Islanders to display Rhode Island state flags during the month of May in recognition of Rhode Island...

Mon, 01 Apr 2024 12:45:00 GMT

RI Department of State Issues Final Voting Reminders for Presidential Preference Primary



PROVIDENCE, RI – Secretary of State Gregg M. Amore and the RI Department of State Elections Division are today issuing final reminders for eligible voters who wish to participate in the Presidential Preference Primary taking place tomorrow, April 2, 2024. Early voting continues today through 4 p.

Thu, 14 Mar 2024 12:00:00 GMT

RI Department of State Announces New Rhode Island Civic Leadership Summit, Founding Partners



Non-partisan civic education program will connect local students to State government PROVIDENCE, RI – Secretary of State Gregg M. Amore and the RI Department of State Civic Education & Engagement Division today announced that the inaugural Rhode Island Civic Leadership Summit will be held...

Tue, 12 Mar 2024 12:45:00 GMT

RI Department of State Reminds Voters of Start of Early Voting Period for Presidential Preference Primary



PROVIDENCE, RI – Secretary of State Gregg M. Amore and the RI Department of State Elections Division are today reminding eligible voters that early voting begins tomorrow, March 13, 2024, and continues through April 1. Eligible voters can find their early voting location online at vote.ri.gov...

Thu, 07 Mar 2024 13:45:00 GMT

RI Department of State Reminds Voters of Mail Ballot Application Deadline for Presidential Preference Primary



PROVIDENCE, RI – Secretary of State Gregg M. Amore and the RI Department of State Elections Division are today reminding eligible voters that the deadline to apply for a mail ballot for the Presidential Preference Primary is 4 p.m. on March 12, 2024. Registered voters can apply for a mail...

Wed, 06 Mar 2024 13:15:00 GMT

RI Department of State Announces Series of Data Accessibility and Transparency Workshops during 'Sunshine Week'



PROVIDENCE, RI – Secretary of State Gregg M. Amore and the RI Department of State today announced a new series of workshops intended to increase the accessibility of the Department's Open Government resources and data tools and visualizations. The workshops will be held during Sunshine Week, an

Tue, 05 Mar 2024 14:30:00 GMT

Rhode Island Department of State Opens Nominations for 'Civic Education Teacher of the Year' Award



PROVIDENCE, RI – Secretary of State Gregg M. Amore today announced that nominations are now open for the RI Department of State's second annual Civic Education Teacher of the Year award. The award will honor one outstanding teacher who has demonstrated a commitment to and expertise in teaching...

Mon, 26 Feb 2024 18:45:00 GMT

RI Department of State Reminds Voters of Upcoming Registration, Disaffiliation Deadlines for Presidential Preference Primary



PROVIDENCE, RI – Secretary of State Gregg M. Amore and the RI Department of State Elections Division are today reminding eligible voters of important deadlines for the Presidential Preference Primary being held on April 2, 2024. The deadline for individuals to be registered to vote to...

Mon, 19 Feb 2024 18:00:00 GMT

Secretary of State Gregg M. Amore Reminds Rhode Islanders of New Law Regarding Primary Participation



17-year-olds who will turn 18 by November election can participate in Presidential Preference Primary PROVIDENCE, RI – Secretary of State Gregg M. Amore and the RI Department of State Elections Division are today reminding Rhode Islanders of a new law allowing 17-year-olds who will be 18 by...

Mon, 29 Jan 2024 15:15:00 GMT

RI Department of State Issues Reminder of Delegate Candidate Filing Deadline



PROVIDENCE, RI – The RI Department of State Elections Division is today issuing a reminder of the filing period for delegate candidates to file Declarations of Candidacy and Pledge of Support forms, taking place Wednesday, January 31 through Thursday, February 1 at 4 p.m. Delegates elected...

Fri, 26 Jan 2024 20:15:00 GMT

Secretary of State Gregg M. Amore Statement on State of the State Address



A Rhode Island State Archives and History Center would boost tourism and preserve our history (January 16, 2024) PROVIDENCE, RI – Secretary of State Gregg M. Amore released the following statement: "I first wish to congratulate Governor McKee on a successful State of the State address. I...

Tue, 02 Jan 2024 15:00:00 GMT

Mail Ballot Application Now Available for Presidential Preference Primary



PROVIDENCE, RI – The RI Department of State Elections Division today announced that mail ballot applications are now available for voters participating in the Presidential Preference Primary. Registered voters can apply for a mail ballot using a paper form or the RI Department of State's...

Wed, 27 Dec 2023 14:15:00 GMT

RI Department of State Issues Reminder of Presidential Candidate Filing Deadline



PROVIDENCE, RI – The RI Department of State Elections Division is today issuing a reminder of the presidential candidate filing period, taking place tomorrow, December 28 through Saturday, December 30 at 12:00 p.m. Presidential candidates who intend to seek a political party endorsement from...

Mon, 11 Dec 2023 14:00:00 GMT

RI 250th Commission 2023 Commemorative Ornament Now Available



PROVIDENCE, RI – Secretary of State Gregg M. Amore, chair of the Rhode Island Semiquincentennial 250th Commission (RI250), today announced the 2023 semiquincentennial commemorative holiday ornament is now available at the RI State House Visitor Center and Gift Shop. The 2023 ornament depicts...

Tue, 05 Dec 2023 21:15:00 GMT

Secretary of State Gregg M. Amore Presents National Association of Secretaries of State Awards to Local Honorees



PROVIDENCE, RI – This afternoon, Secretary of State Gregg M. Amore presented National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS) Medallion Awards, as well as the NASS John Lewis Youth Leadership Award, to honorees at a State House ceremony. NASS Medallion Awards are presented by Secretaries of...

Tue, 28 Nov 2023 15:30:00 GMT

Secretary of State Gregg M. Amore Joins National Association of Secretaries of State in #TrustedInfo2024 Voter Education Effort



PROVIDENCE, RI – Secretary of State Gregg M. Amore today joined fellow members of the National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS) in the #TrustedInfo2024 voter education effort to encourage citizens to look to election officials as the trusted sources of election information ahead of the...

Fri, 03 Nov 2023 13:30:00 GMT

RI Department of State Convenes 11 Consulates to Discuss Modernization of Apostille Program



PROVIDENCE, RI – Earlier this week, Secretary of State Gregg M. Amore and the RI Department of State Business Services Division convened a Consular Roundtable to discuss recent updates and advances in apostille processes. Secretary Amore and the Business Services Division were joined by...

Tue, 24 Oct 2023 14:15:00 GMT

RI Department of State Makes Voter Turnout Tracker Tool Available for Special Election



PROVIDENCE, RI – Secretary of State Gregg M. Amore today announced the RI Department of State's Voter Turnout Tracker data visualization tool is now available for the November 7, 2023 special election. The Voter Turnout Tracker allows users to easily track how many votes have been cast in every

Thu, 19 Oct 2023 13:15:00 GMT

RI Department of State to Host 'Spooky State House' on October 26



PROVIDENCE, RI – Calling all ghosts, ghouls, and goblins – it's the spookiest time of the year at the Rhode Island State House! Spooky State House returns on Thursday, October 26. Trick-or-treaters are welcome to stop by the Rhode Island State House (82 Smith Street, Providence) between 5 p.m....

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