Rhode Island

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Poll Worker Applications – Rhode Island


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  • Rhode Island Secretary of State (RISOS)
    • RISOS Poll Workers Information Page: https://vote.sos.ri.gov/Elections/PollWorkerInfo
      • Poll Workers are recruited at the municipal level. Each city and town is responsible for recruiting people to work at their local polls.
      • The State Board of Elections conducts trainings for poll workers to make sure they are prepared and understand the important role they play in improving access to the ballot box. I
      • Anyone interested in being a poll worker should contact your local board of canvassers
        • There are 39 municipalities — 8 cities & 31 towns grouped into 5 historical counties
        • TBD — As of 5.17.22, this has not been fleshed out.
      • No universal application found on the SOS page; however, there is a PDF Application found on the Burrillville website that is applicable to all and there is Poll Worker information and an application on the State Board of Elections Page (see following)
    • Rhode Island State Board of Elections (RISBOE) Poll Workers Page: https://elections.ri.gov/pollworkers/index.php





Town Clerk Contact Information

283 County Road
Barrington, RI 02806-2406

Phone: 401.247.1900, Ext 1

Town Hall Contact Information (No specific contact for Board of Canvassers)
283 County Road
Barrington, RI 02806-2406
Phone: 401.247.1900





10 Court Street
Bristol, RI 02809
Phone: 401-253-7000 ext.130
Email: mcordeiro@bristolri.gov




Burrillville Board of Canvassers
105 Harrisville Main Street
Harrisville, RI  02830
Phone: 401-568-4300, X180
Email: elections@burrillville.org


Central Falls


Board of Canvassers

580 Broad St
Central Falls, RI 02863
Phone: (401)727-7400

City Clerk Email: jrodriguez@centralfallsri.us




Town Clerk’s Office
4540 South County Trail
Charlestown, RI 02813
Phone: 401.364.1200
Email: arweinreich@charlestownri.org




Clerk’s Office

Coventry Town Hall
1675 Flat River Road
Clerk’s Phone: 401.822.9150 Fax 401.822.9132
Clerk’s Email: landerson@coventryri.org





CRANSTON, RI 02910-2786
Phone: 401-780-3121 FAX: 401-780-3125





Contact Information:

Kerri Rossi, Clerk
Registration, Elections, Board of Canvassers
Cumberland Town Hall
Board of Canvassers
45 Broad Street, 1st floor
Cumberland, RI 02864

Phone: 401.728.2400, Ext 131
Email: krossi@cumberlandri.org


East Greenwich


Deputy Town Clerk
125 Main Street
East Greenwich, RI 02818
Email Elaine Vespia
Phone: 401-886-8603


East Providence


City Hall – 1st Floor
145 Taunton Avenue
East Providence, RI 02914
Phone: (401) 435-7500 x11110
Email: lshattuck-moore@eastprovidenceri.gov




Exeter Town Hall
675 Ten Rod Road
Exeter, RI 02822

Phone: 401.294.2287

Email: canvassers@exeterri.gov




Board of Canvassers Page: https://www.townoffoster.com/board-canvassers

No mention of poll/election workers

  • Use RISBOE Universal Application

Contact Information

Foster Town Hall
181 Howard Hill Road
Foster, RI 02825
Phone: 401.392.9200; FAX: 401.397.9736




  • Town Clerk Page: https://www.glocesterri.org/townclerk.htm
  • Board of Canvassers Elections Page: https://www.glocesterri.org/elections.htm
    • Scroll Down to Poll Workers
    • Message: Rhode Island Law was recently amended to allow federal, state, and local government employees (this includes teachers) to once again work the polling locations. This is a paid position. Anyone interested in being considered for the position of pollworker in upcoming elections may call 568-6206 to request an application or CLICK HERE to apply online. You must be a registered voter. Your application will be kept on file until needed.
    • Online Poll Worker Application: https://www.glocesterri.org/pollworker.htm
  • Contact Information:

Jean M. Fecteau (January 2019 – December 2022)

Town Clerk/Board of Canvassers

Board of Canvassers Address
Glocester Town Hall
1145 Putnam Pike – PO Box B
Chepachet, RI 02814-0702
Town Clerk Address:
Glocester Town Hall
PO Box B
Chepachet, RI 02814-0702

Phone: 401-568-6206, ext. 0; FAX: 401-568-5850

Email: townclerk@GlocesterRI.org





Hopkinton Town Hall
One Town House Road
Hopkinton, RI 02833

Phone: (401) 377-7777  Fax: (401) 377-7788

Email: townclerk@hopkintonri.org





Board of Canvassers

93 Narragansett Ave., 1st Floor

Jamestown, RI 02835
Phone 401-423-9801    Fax (401) 423-7230

Email: kmontoya@jamestownri.net





Town Hall
1385 Hartford Avenue
Johnston, Rhode Island 02919
Phone: 401-553-8856  Fax: 401-553-8835





Lincoln Town Hall
100 Old River Road
Lincoln, RI 02865
Phone: (401) 333-1100 x8005
Email: lsilva@lincolnri.org



Little Compton


Town Hall
40 Commons; P.O. Box 226
Little Compton, RI 02837
Phone: (401) 635–4400





Town of Middletown
350 East Main Road
Middletown, RI 02842
Phone: 401-842-6500

Town Clerk Phone: 401-849-5540 / 401-847-0009

Town Clerk Online Contact Form: https://www.middletownri.com/formcenter/Department-Contact-Forms-4/Town-Clerk-Voter-Registration-65




Kathy Craig

Board of Canvassers Clerk
25 Fifth Avenue
Narragansett, RI 02882
Phone: 401-782-0625





1st Floor
Newport City Hall
43 Broadway, Newport, R.I. 02840
Phone: (401) 845-5384

Email: tnelson@cityofnewport.com



New Shoreham


Town of New Shoreham
PO Box 220
Block Island, RI 02807
Phone: 401.466.3200



North Kingstown


  • North Kingstown Board of Canvassers Page: http://www.northkingstown.org/153/Board-of-Canvassers
  • Scroll down for Poll Worker Message: The Board of Canvassers is looking for voters who are interested in working at the polls. Please contact the Board of Canvassers for more information or complete Application (PDF) to work at the polls.
  • Poll Worker Application: n
  • Board of Canvassers Contact Information:

Mailing Address
100 Fairway Drive
North Kingstown, RI 02852
Phone: 401-294-3331, ext. 128
Email: boc@northkingstown.org



North Providence


Board of Canvassers

North Providence Town Hall
2000 Smith St.
North Providence, RI 02911
Phone: (401) 232-0900

Email: bocclerk@northprovidenceri.gov


North Smithfield


  • North Smithfield Board of Canvassers Page: https://www.nsmithfieldri.org/board-canvassers
  • No mention of poll/election workers
  • General Volunteer Application PDF: https://www.nsmithfieldri.org/sites/g/files/vyhlif3596/f/uploads/application_for_board_or_commission_0.pdf
  • Contact Information:

Board of Canvassers

83 Greene Street
North Smithfield, RI 02896
Phone: 401-767-2200
Interpreter Services For The Hearing Impaired:  1-800-745-5555

Online Contact Form for one of the Canvassers: https://www.nsmithfieldri.org/user/593/contact




Pawtucket City Hall 
137 Roosevelt Avenue, 3rd Floor
Pawtucket, RI 02860

City Hall Main Phone: (401) 728-0500

Office Extensions: 207, 237, 258, 278

BOC Main Phone: (401) 722-1637  BOC Fax: (401) 729-9499




Canvassing Authority
Portsmouth Town Hall
2200 E. Main Road
Portsmouth, RI 02871

Phone: 401-683-3157  Fax: 401-683-2107




Board of Canvassers
25 Dorrance Street
Providence, Rhode Island 02903
Phone: 401-680-5525





Physical Address
5 Richmond Townhouse Rd.
Wyoming, RI 02898
Phone: 401-539-9000 Ext. 9
Email: townclerk@richmondri.com




Town Clerk’s Office
PO Box 328
Scituate, RI 02857
Email: taylorg@scituateri.org





  • Smithfield Board of Canvassers Page: https://www.smithfieldri.com/town-clerk/canvassers/
    • “Poll Workers Needed for Future Elections” Page: https://www.smithfieldri.com/poll-workers-needed-2022/
      • Message: The Smithfield Board of Canvassers is seeking Poll Workers for Future Elections. 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 State of Rhode Island, please call the Board of Canvassers at 233-1000 Ext. 112. STUDENTS AND RETIREES ARE WELCOME TO WORK ON ELECTION DAY AND PARTICIPATE IN THE ELECTION PROCESS:
    • Contact Information:

Smithfield Town Hall
64 Farnum Pike
Smithfield, RI  02917

Phone: 401-233-1000, Ext 112  Fax: 401-232-7244

Acting Town Clerk Email: lantonuccio@smithfieldri.com


South Kingstown


Physical Address
180 High Street
Wakefield, RI 02879
Phone: (401) 789-9331 x1230
Fax: (401) 788-9792
Email: sflynn@southkingstownri.com




Tiverton Canvassing Office
Tiverton Town Hall
343 Highland Road
Tiverton, RI  02878
Phone: 401-625-6703





Contact Information:
514 Main Street, First Floor
Warren, RI 02885
Phone: 401-245-7340 ext. 4 • FAX: 401-245-7421
Town Clerk Email: ssperoni@townofwarren-ri.gov





First Floor of City Hall
3275 Post Road
Warwick, RI 02886
Phone: (401) 738-2010
BOC Online Contact Form: https://www.warwickri.gov/user/101/contact


West Greenwich


Town Hall
280 Victory Highway
West Greenwich, RI 02817
Phone: 401.392.3800  FAX: 401.392.3805


West Warwick


Town Clerk’s Office
1170 Main Street
West Warwick, RI 02893
Phone: (401) 822-9201  Fax: (401) 822-9266

Email: srapose@westwarwickri.org




45 Broad St
Westerly, RI 02891
Board Contact Phone: Board Contact Phone: (401) 348-2503





Board of Canvassers
169 Main Street
PO Box B
Woonsocket, RI 02895
Election Clerk Phone: (401) 767-9223
FAX: (401) 767-9226


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