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How to Vote

There are 3 ways to vote in the  general election on November 5th, 2024.  You can check to make sure you're registered to vote at the link below.

1. Mail Ballot

The deadline for applying to vote by mail in the 11/5 general election is Tuesday 10/15/2024 at 4:00 pm. If you have not applied for a mail ballot by 10/15, then you must vote either early in-person at Town Hall, or at your polling location on election day.

Mail ballots will be sent to all voters who completed and returned their mail ballot application before the deadline. 

Apply to receive a mail ballot here.

Track the status of your application and mail ballot here.

Once you complete you mail ballot, you can drop it off at town hall in a secure dropbox outside or at the Board of Canvassers if during business hours.

2. Early In-Person at Town Hall

The next easiest way to vote early is by casting your vote at Town Hall during the early in-person voting period. From Wednesday October 16th - Monday November 4th, you can vote at the Board of Canvassers located in Town Hall during regular business hours.

Exeter Board of Canvassers
Exeter Town Hall

675 Ten Rod Road

Exeter, RI 02822
Phone: (401) 294-2287


8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Monday - Friday

Hopkinton Board of Canvassers
Hopkinton Town Hall

One Townhouse Road
Hopkinton, RI 02833

Phone: (401) 377-7778

8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Monday - Friday

Richmond Board of Canvassers

Richmond Town Hall

5 Richmond Townhouse Rd
Wyoming, RI 02898

Phone: (401) 539-9000

9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday - Friday


3. On Election Day

You can vote at your usual polling location on election day, November 5th. Make sure to check your polling location prior to election day, as they often change. You can confirm your polling location here.


Expect lines on election day and be sure to bring your ID.

Check Your Voter Registration

If you are not registered to vote, you can register on-line. You will need:

  • Your Rhode Island DMV issued driver's license or State ID number

  • Your name as it appears on your Rhode Island driver's license or State ID card

  • Your date of birth

Alternatively, you may complete the form without your driver's license or State ID number for paper submission.

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