The Board of Canvassers is a citizen-run group charged with the running of the local election(s). The Town Clerk’s office is responsible for maintaining the records, such as ballots and voter information.
Bristol Primary Elections occurs every two years on the second Tuesday of September*.
Bristol General Elections occur every two years on the first Tuesday of November*.
Local Polling Places
|201||Rockwell School||1225 Hope Street||10||68|
|202||St. Michael’s Parish Hall||378 Hope Street||11||68|
|203||Quinta-Gamelin Community Center||101 Asylum Road||32||68|
|204||Mt. Hope High School||199 Chestnut Street||32||68|
|205||Fire Department Headquarters||4 Annawamscutt Drive||10||69|
|206||Guiteras School||35 Washington Street||10||69|
|207||Bristol Maritime Center||127 Thames Street||11||69|
|208||Franklin Court||150 Franklin Street||11||69|
|209||St. Elizabeth Auditorium||577 Wood Street||32||69|
Election Resources & FAQs
When is the voter registration deadline?
Residents must be registered to vote 30 days before an election.
What do I do if I’m not going to be in Town for the election?
1. Download a mail-in ballot application off the Secretary of State’s website or pick up a paper application at Bristol Town Hall.
2. Mail the application to Bristol’s Local Board of Canvassers (Bristol Town Hall) at 10 Court St. Bristol, RI 02809.
To learn more about voting by mail, please visit the Secretary of State’s website by clicking here.
Address: 10 Court Street, Bristol, RI 02809
Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday | 8:00AM – 4:00PM
Phone: 401-253-7000 ext.130
Phone: 401-253-7000 ext. 132