COVID-19 Advisory: Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic and implementing social distancing practices, the Presidential Primary on June 2, 2020 will be a predominantly mail ballot election. All registered voters will receive a mail ballot application in the coming weeks. For voters who cannot vote by mail and need to vote in person, review the steps on the Secretary of State's website and check vote.ri.gov before going to vote at a polling place. There will be fewer polling places open and vote by mail is strongly encouraged.
Who is eligible to request a mail ballot and vote by mail?
Any registered Rhode Island voter can vote a mail ballot. No excuse is necessary.
Do you need to submit ID with your absentee ballot request?
No. Unless you are a first-time voter – see Voter Registration section above.
Do you need to submit ID with your ballot?
No, but the signature on your mail ballot must match your voter registration signature.
Last update: April 12, 2020