How to vote in…

Rhode Island


A message from Stephen Colbert

Register to Vote

Check your registration here.

Deadline to register:

You can also register to cast your vote for President and Vice President on Election Day at the location designated by your local board of canvassers.

Same Day registration is available on Election Day.

Request An Absentee Ballot

USPS recommends that you request your ballot by October 20.

If you have not requested it by October 20, you may not receive it in time to cast your vote.

Click here to jump to your state’s options for voting early in person, or make a plan for Election Day!

Deadline: October 13

Track your ballot status here.


Hand deliver your completed ballot to the Board of Elections or a drop box as soon as possible.

If you mail your ballot, USPS recommends doing so before October 27.

If you are a first time voter who registered by mail or online, follow all directions carefully. You may need to include a copy of an ID with your ballot.

Vote in Person

October 14 – November 2

Bring your valid photo ID.

Election Day is November 3

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