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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....

Tue, 17 Oct 2023 12:45:00 GMT

Secretary of State Gregg M. Amore Statement on Domestic Violence Awareness Month



RI Department of State administers Address Confidentiality Program for abuse survivors PROVIDENCE, RI – Secretary of State Gregg M. Amore today issued the following statement in observance of Domestic Violence Awareness Month: "This October, as we recognize Domestic Violence Awareness Month,...

Fri, 13 Oct 2023 15:30:00 GMT

RI Department of State Reminds Voters of Upcoming Special Election Dates and Deadlines



PROVIDENCE, RI – Secretary of State Gregg M. Amore and the RI Department of State Elections Division are today reminding eligible voters of important dates and deadlines for the special elections being held this fall. There are special elections for Congressional District 1, State Senate...

Fri, 06 Oct 2023 14:30:00 GMT

RI Department of State Reminds Voters of Upcoming Registration Deadline



PROVIDENCE, RI – Secretary of State Gregg M. Amore and the RI Department of State Elections Division are today reminding eligible voters of the voter registration deadline for the special elections being held this fall. There are special elections for Congressional District 1, State Senate...

Thu, 05 Oct 2023 13:00:00 GMT

Rhode Island Department of State to Host New Civic Engagement Lecture Series



First event focused on "Civic Engagement and Storytelling" PROVIDENCE, RI – The Rhode Island Department of State will kick off its new Civic Engagement lecture series on Wednesday, October 11 at the Rhode Island State Library. The first event of the series, Civic Education and Storytelling, will

Tue, 03 Oct 2023 15:45:00 GMT

Secretary of State Gregg M. Amore Statement on Cybersecurity Awareness Month



PROVIDENCE, RI – Secretary of State Gregg M. Amore today issued the following statement in observance of Cybersecurity Awareness Month, recognized annually in October: "As we recognize Cybersecurity Awareness Month, I am acutely aware of the challenges facing our elections systems, and of the...

Mon, 25 Sep 2023 15:45:00 GMT

Secretary of State Gregg M. Amore and Rhode Island State Archives Open Wild Weather Exhibit



PROVIDENCE, RI – Secretary of State Gregg M. Amore and the Rhode Island State Archives today announced the opening of a new Archives exhibit titled Wild Weather. Wild Weather tells the story of how Rhode Island has prepared for, reacted to, and recovered from weather-related impacts dating as...

Tue, 19 Sep 2023 16:30:00 GMT

Secretary of State Gregg M. Amore and Civic Education and Engagement Division Launch Inaugural Class of Student Civic Liaison Program for High School Students



Civics-focused program will foster connections between local schools and government PROVIDENCE, RI - Secretary of State Gregg M. Amore and the RI Department of State Civic Education & Engagement Division hosted the first session of the newly-created Student Civic Liaison Program at the Rhode

Thu, 31 Aug 2023 16:15:00 GMT

Secretary of State Gregg M. Amore Reminds Voters of Ways to Vote in September 5 Special Primary



PROVIDENCE, RI - Secretary of State Gregg M. Amore and the RI Department of State are today reminding voters of ways to cast their ballot in the final days leading up to the September 5, 2023 special primary elections for Congressional District 1, State Senate District 1, and Foster Town Council.

Fri, 18 Aug 2023 16:30:00 GMT

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



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 September 5, 2023 special primary. "Transparency and accuracy are critical components of our elections systems, and the Voter...

Thu, 03 Aug 2023 19:15:00 GMT

RI Department of State Reminds Voters of Upcoming Registration, Disaffiliation Deadlines



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 special elections being held this fall. There are special elections for Congressional District 1, State Senate District 1,...

Fri, 28 Jul 2023 16:30:00 GMT

Secretary of State Gregg M. Amore Announces Jennifer Griffith as Legal Counsel



PROVIDENCE, RI - Secretary of State Gregg M. Amore today announced that Jennifer Griffith has joined the RI Department of State as Legal Counsel. "We are honored to have Jennifer join our team as Legal Counsel for the Rhode Island Department of State," said Secretary of State Gregg M. Amore. "...

Tue, 25 Jul 2023 16:45:00 GMT

RI Department of State Launches Online Application for Voters to Request a Mail Ballot



PROVIDENCE, RI - Secretary of State Gregg M. Amore and the RI Department of State Elections Division today launched a new online application portal for registered Rhode Island voters to request a mail ballot. "Today's announcement is an important step forward in our work to modernize and...

Thu, 20 Jul 2023 14:15:00 GMT

State Senate District 1, Local Special Election Candidate Declaration Forms Now Available



FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 20, 2023 Media Contact: Arianna Conte, Deputy Director of Communications [email protected] State Senate District 1, Local Special Election Candidate Declaration Forms Now Available PROVIDENCE, RI - Secretary of State Gregg M. Amore and the RI Department of

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