Wednesday, September 28, 2016        

6 Voting Locations For The General Election On Tuesday, November 8, 2016

TOWN OF SMITHFIELD
SIX (6) VOTING LOCATIONS
FOR THE GENERAL ELECTION
ON TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2016

The Smithfield Board of Canvassers will use the following SIX (6) polling locations for the General Election.

VOTING DISTRICT 1 – Raymond C. LaPerche Elementary School , 11 Limerock Road- House District 44 

VOTING DISTRICT 2 – Old County Rd School Elementary School, 200 Old County Rd.-House District 44 

VOTING DISTRICT 3 – Anna M. McCabe Elementary School, 100 Pleasant View Avenue- House District 44 

VOTING DISTRICT 4 – Gallagher Middle School, 10 Indian Run Tr.– House District 53 

VOTING DISTRICT 5 – Smithfield Senior High School, 90 Pleasant View Avenue, House District 53 

VOTING DISTRICT  6 –Elks Lodge #2359, 326 Farnum Pike – House District 53 

VOTING DISTRICT – PRESIDENT AND VICE-PRESIDENT ONLY – Smithfield Town Hall, 64 Farnum Pike, Smithfield, R.I. – Residents who did not register to vote by the October 9, 2016 cut-off date can register to vote on that day and vote for President and Vice-President only. 

The polls will open at 7:00 a.m. and close at 8:00 p.m.   You can view your House District, your Voting Location District, the District Map, and a sample General Election Ballot by visiting www.sec.state.ri.us/vic which is the electronic RI Secretary of State Voter Information Center or by visiting smithfieldri.com (click on Election Information). Online Voter Registration is also available by vising vote.ri.gov

Per order of the Board of Canvassers
Carol A. Aquilante, Town Clerk, CMC
Clerk to Canvassing Board    

Voter Registration & Change Deadlines for the General Election

TOWN OF SMITHFIELD
VOTER INFORMATION
GENERAL ELECTION
ON TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2016

Final day for unregistered voters to register to vote for the Tuesday, November 8, 2016 General Election (and all future elections) is Sunday, October 9, 2016, voter registration forms are available at the Smithfield Police Department, 215 Pleasant View Avenue, Smithfield, R.I. 02917.

Final day to apply for a Braille or Tactile Mail Ballot is Monday, September 26, 2016.

Final Day to submit application for a regular mail ballot for primary is Tuesday, October 18, 2016.

Prior to October 9, 2016, Registrations are received daily from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Town Clerk’s Office. Also, you can download a voter registration form by visiting www.sec.state.ri.us/elections to fill in, mail in, or drop off. Online Voter Registration is also available by visiting www.vote.ri.gov.

Mailing address is: Smithfield Board of Canvassers, care of the Smithfield Town Clerk’s Office, 64 Farnum Pike, Smithfield, RI 02917. You may access additional information such as your precinct designation and voter history.

As an existing registered Smithfield voter, who has had a recent change of address or a recent name change, you may wish to update your voter registration form.

Carol A. Aquilante, CMC, Town Clerk/Clerk to Board of Canvassers

New! Online Voter Registration

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Online Voter Registration

Register to vote or change your voter information online here.  

Visit:  vote.ri.gov

You can also view your House District, your Voting Location District, the District Map, and a sample Democrat Primary Election Ballot by visiting www.sec.state.ri.us/vic which is the electronic RI Secretary of State Voter Information Center or by visiting the Voter Information section of this website.

 

Voter ID

ATTENTION SMITHFIELD VOTERS

VOTER ID

Rhode Island state law requires voters to present a valid photo ID at the polling place before being allowed to vote. The following is a list of photo IDs you can show at the polling place:

  • RI driver’s license
  • US passport
  • ID card issued by an educational institution in the United States
  • US military identification card
  • ID card issued by the US government or State of Rhode Island (RIPTA bus pass, etc.)
  • Government issued medical card
  • RI Voter ID card

 

You must provide one of these proofs of identity to receive a free voter ID card:

  • Employee ID card
  • ID card provided by a commercial establishment
  • Credit or debit card
  • Military ID card
  • Student ID card
  • Health club ID card
  • Insurance plan ID card
  • Public housing ID card

A more complete list is provided at the Rhode Island Secretary of State website (www.sos.ri.gov).

If you do not bring an acceptable photo ID to the polling place, you will be allowed to cast a provisional ballot. For more information regarding provisional balloting go to the RI State Board of Elections website (www.elections.state.ri.us).

 

Contact the Smithfield Board of Canvassers with any questions at 233-1000 x111.

Primary and General Elections – Absentee Ballots

Primary and General Elections

Primary: September 13, 2016
General Election: November 8, 2016

Polling places are open from 7:00 A.M. to 8:00 P.M. You can register to vote in the Town of Smithfield through the Town of Smithfield website www.smithfieldri.com or the Rhode Island Secretary of State’s website www.state.ri.us by downloading a voter registration form and mailing it to the Smithfield Board of Canvasser’s Office, 64 Farnum Pike, Smithfield, R.I. 02917. You can also visit the Town Clerk’s Office during our regular business hours of 8:30 – 4:30 Monday through Friday and register to vote at that time.

Any registered voter requesting to vote by absentee ballot may download an application below or the Rhode Island Secretary of State’s website www.state.ri.us.

Thank you
Carol A. Aquilante, CMC, Smithfield Board of Canvassers

Please choose Democrat or Republican absentee ballot (.pdf):

Democratic Primary Absentee Ballot Application (.pdf)

General Election Absentee Ballot Application (.pdf)

Poll Workers Needed for the Primary and General Elections

 

POLL WORKERS NEEDED FOR THE
PRIMARY AND GENERAL ELECTIONS

PRIMARY SEPTEMBER 13, 2016
GENERAL ELECTION NOVEMBER 8, 2016

The Smithfield Board of Canvassers is seeking Poll Workers for the following upcoming elections for the year 2016.

  • Primary:  September 13, 2016
  • General Election:  November 8, 2016

Polling places are open from 7:00 A.M. to 8:00 P.M.  If you are available to work and are currently a registered voter in the Town of Smithfield, please call the Board of Canvassers at 233-1000 Ext. 114.  You can register to vote in the Town of Smithfield through the Town of Smithfield website www.smithfieldri.com or the Rhode Island Secretary of State’s website www.state.ri.us by downloading a voter registration form and mailing it to the Smithfield Board of Canvasser’s Office, 64 Farnum Pike, Smithfield, R.I. 02917.  You can also visit the Town Clerk’s Office during our regular business hours of 8:30 – 4:30 Monday through Friday and register to vote at that time. 

 

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