Rhode Island elections, 2013

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1 Voting in Rhode Island
1.1 Important voting information
1.2 Voting absentee
1.3 Voting early
2 Elections Performance Index
3 See also
4 References

Rhode Island

Rhode Island election information for 2013 is listed below.

On the 2013 ballot
No regularly scheduled elections in Rhode Island.
Exceptions include special elections.
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Voting in Rhode Island

See also: Voting in Rhode Island
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Important voting information

  • Rhode Island has a mixed primary system. If you are registered as "unaffiliated" you may vote in the primary of any party you choose. Once you vote in a primary, however, you are considered a member of that party until and unless you "disaffiliate."
  • The deadline to register to vote is at least 30 days prior to an election.
  • As of April 2015, Rhode Island is one of 30 states that have not implemented full online voter registration.

Voting absentee

See also: Absentee voting by state

For information about eligibility, deadlines, military and overseas voting and updates to the voting laws in Rhode Island, please visit our absentee voting by state page.

Voting early

Rhode Island is one of 14 states that do not have any form of early voting.[1]

Elections Performance Index

See also: Pew Charitable Trusts' Elections Performance Index

Rhode Island ranked 23rd out of the 50 states and District of Columbia in the Pew Charitable Trusts' Elections Performance Index (EPI), based on the 2012 elections. The EPI examines election administration performance and assigns an average percentage score based on 17 indicators of election performance. These indicators were chosen in order to determine both the convenience and integrity of these three phases of an election: registration, voting and counting. Rhode Island received an overall score of 66 percent.[2]

See also