145 Taunton Avenue
East Providence, RI 02914
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 the City Clerk's Office Room 105, on the first 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.
The East Providence Canvassing Authority will be in session November 6, 2012 at 7am to conduct all necessary business for the Presidential Election. The polls will open at 7am and close at 8pm.
Thomas C. Riley, Chairman
John M. O'Hare, Clerk
Peter G. Barilla, Member
Click here for the 2014 Voting Map
Click here for the 2014 Polling Locations
Poll Workers Needed
Want to register to vote or change your voter information? Click here
Click here for the Rhode Island Voter Information Center
Link to Rhode Island Board of Elections
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 435-7502.
Click here for meetings and agendas
Docket Request Form
Have you received a Voting File? Click here for directions on how to convert the file to Excel