Local Elections

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


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


How to Run for Local Office

The Secretary of State’s Office will be conducting 3 virtual “How to Run for Office” seminars. Please click on a date below to register. 

April 26, May 2, and May 11


ELECTION AND VOTER INFORMATION 2022

 

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Election Resources & FAQs


Contact Us

Address: 10 Court Street, Bristol, RI 02809
Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday | 8:00AM – 4:00PM

Melissa Cordeiro

Town Clerk

Phone: 401-253-7000

Melanie Wolfe

Senior Clerk

Phone: 401-253-7000 ext. 132