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In many states, the [[Signature requirements|signatures of registered voters]] must be collected to place '''candidates or initiatives on the ballot.''' However, for candidates, filing fees are sometimes required or accepted in lieu of signatures. The requirements and laws governing signatures is complicated and varied from state-to-state. We have created two distinct pages detailing signature requirements in all 50 states, based on whether the signature are for [[Ballot access requirements for political candidates in Rhode Island|candidates]] or [[Signature requirements for ballot measures in Rhode Island|ballot measures]].
===U.S. Senate===
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Candidates are required to submit 1,000 signatures.<ref name = requirements>[http://sos.ri.gov/documents/elections/RunForOffice2012.pdf ''Rhode Island Secretary of State,'' "Run for Office 2012," accessed April 30, 2012]</ref>
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===U.S. House===
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''Note: For detailed information on '''signature requirements''' for [[Ballot access requirements for political candidates in Rhode Island|candidates]] and [[Signature requirements for ballot measures in Rhode Island|ballot measures]], click on the links below.''
Candidates are required to submit 500 signatures.<ref name = requirements/>
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===Filing deadlines===
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*[[Signature requirements for ballot measures in Rhode Island]]
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*[[Ballot access requirements for political candidates in Rhode Island]]
::''See also: [[Signature requirements and deadlines for 2012 U.S. Congress elections]]
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In 2012, the last day to circulate and file nomination petitions for U.S. Senate and U.S. House is June 27.<ref name = dates>[http://sos.ri.gov/documents/elections/ElectionCalendar2012.pdf ''Rhode Island Secretary of State,'' "Run for Office 2012," accessed April 30, 2012]</ref>
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==Elections in Rhode Island by year==
 
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===2014===
==State offices==
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===State Senate===
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===2012===
Candidates are required to submit 100 signatures.<ref name = requirements/>
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==See also==
===State House===
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*[[Rhode Island elections, 2014]]
Candidates are required to submit 50 signatures.<ref name = requirements/>
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*[[Rhode Island elections, 2012]]
 
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::''See also: [[Signature requirements and deadlines for 2012 state government elections]]''
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In 2012, the last day to circulate and file nomination petitions for State Senate and State House is June 27..<ref name = dates/>
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==Ballot measures==
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Rhode Island is one of the 26 states that does not have [[States with initiative or referendum|initiative and referendum]].
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In many states, the signatures of registered voters must be collected to place candidates or initiatives on the ballot. However, for candidates, filing fees are sometimes required or accepted in lieu of signatures. The requirements and laws governing signatures is complicated and varied from state-to-state. We have created two distinct pages detailing signature requirements in all 50 states, based on whether the signature are for candidates or ballot measures.

Note: For detailed information on signature requirements for candidates and ballot measures, click on the links below.

Elections in Rhode Island by year

2014

On the 2014 ballot
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U.S. Senate Scheduled electiona
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Statewide ballot measures (7 measure) Scheduled electiona
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School boards Scheduled electiona

2012

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November 6, 2012
Election Results
U.S. Senate (1 seat) Approveda Preview Article
U.S. House (2 seats) Approveda
State Executives Defeatedd N/A
State Senate (38 seats) Approveda Preview Article
State House (75 seats) Approveda
Ballot measures (7 measure) Approveda -

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