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 occur every two years on the second Tuesday of September*. September 13, 2022.
The Voter Registration Deadline is August 14, 2022, and Mail Ballot Deadline is August 23, 2022
Click below to download the Bristol Primary Election Mail-In Ballot Application:
Bristol General Elections occur every two years on the first Tuesday of November*. November 8, 2022.
The Voter Registration Deadline is October 9, 2022, and Mail Ballot Deadline is October 18, 2022
Click below to download the Bristol General Election Mail-In Ballot Application:
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ELECTION AND VOTER INFORMATION 2022
- Run for Office 2022
- 2022 Election Calendar
- Voter Registration Form (PDF)
- Voter Cancelation Form (PDF)
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 | 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Phone: 401-253-7000 ext. 132