The Canvassing Department is managed by the Canvassing Authority Administrator whose duties and responsibilities include supervising the office staff and preparing and administering the department budget. The office maintains voter registration records and provides City residents with voter registration forms, local candidate declaration forms, mail ballot applications, election information, sample ballots, etc. City residents wishing to register or update registration information may do so by submitting a voter registration form in person or by mail.
The office is located in Room 303, on the third floor of City Hall and is open Monday through Friday from 8:00AM until 4:00PM.
The Canvassing Authority reports to the Office of the Secretary of State, Elections and Civics Division, on matters relating to the certification of candidates, nomination petitions, mail ballot applications, and updating and maintenance of voter registration and to the State Board of Elections for voting machines, poll workers' training meetings, interpretations of the State election laws, and any new legislation that may affect elections.
Kimberly Bass, Chairman
Elizabeth Pegg, Clerk
Help the City of East Providence clean up their voter list
Voters should contact the office if any of the following changes have occurred since May 2006:
- If you or a family member have married
- If you or a family member moved within the city
- If there has been a death in your family
- If a family member has moved out of the city
Voting from an address different than where you live is a violation of state election law. For more information, call the Canvassing office at (401) 435-7500 x11110
General Laws 1956 - Sec. 17-8-1 & 17-8-2
Members - 3 members (qualified electors) - bipartisan - not more than 2 of the same political party. Mayor shall nominate from lists of party voters (containing 5 times number to be appointed) submitted by chairmen of the political parties.
Term - SIX YEARS - beginning on first Monday of March succeeding date of appointment or until successor is elected and qualified.
MEMBERS, APPOINTED, REAPPOINTED, EXPIRES
Kimberly Bass 6/21/16 3/2022
1192 S. Broadway, Apt 12 (02914)
Elizabeth Pegg 6/21/16 3/2018
74 Sweet Briar Avenue (02915)
To fill the unexpired term of Dr Isadore Ramos
Who was filling the unexpired term of John
M. O’Hare (see below)
Dr. Isadore Ramos 2/2/16 03/2018
33 Bullocks Point Avenue,
Apartment 5A (02915)
(resigned April 26, 2016)
To fill the unexpired term
of John M. O’Hare
John B. Botelho (D) 11/20/07 03/2013
74 Plymouth Road (02914)
Stephanie Sivalingam (R)
150 Peach Orchard Dr (02915) 10/02/12 03/2015
Listing files in 'Canvassing Department Documents'
3rd Floor Room
145 Taunton Avenue
East Providence, RI 02914
Phone: (401) 435-7500 x11110