City 401 247-3765 mdesisto@barrington.ri.gov Barrington Town Hall Barrington RI 02806-2406 City 401-253-2647 lpcirillo@bristolri.us Bristol Town Hall Bristol RI 02809-2234 City 401 568-0490 lphaneuf@burrillville.org Burrillville Town Hall Burrillville RI 02830-1403 City 401 724-2031 boc@centralfallsri.us Central Falls City Hall Central Falls RI 02863-2835 City 401 364-1238 clerk@charlestownri.org Charlestown Town Hall Charlestown RI 02813-3454 City 401 822-9132 landerson@coventryri.org Coventry Town Hall Coventry RI 02816-8909 City 401 780-3125 tbucci@CranstonRI.org Cranston City Hall Cranston RI 02910-2786 City 401 724-1103 sgiovanelli@cumberlandri.org Cumberland Town Hall Cumberland RI 02864-8388 City 401 886-8625 evespia@eastgreenwichri.com East Greenwich Town Hall East Greenwich RI 02818-0111 City 401 435-1909 mcallahan@cityofeastprov.com East Providence City Hall East Providence RI 02914-4530 City 401 295-1248 canvassers@town.exeter.ri.us Exeter Town Hall Exeter RI 02822-2447 City 401 702-5010 clsholly@townoffoster.com Foster Town Hall Foster RI 02825-1226 City 401 568-5850 jeanfecteau@glocesterri.org Glocester Town Hall Gloster RI 02814-0702 City 401 377-7788 deptownclerk@hopkintonri.org Hopkinton Town Hall Hopkinton RI 02833-1142 City 401 423-7230 kmontoya@jamestownri.net Jamestown Town Hall Jamestown RI 02835-1149 City 401 553-8862 larusso@johnston-ri.us Johnston Town Hall Johnston RI 02919-7192 City 401 333-3648 kallen@lincolnri.org Lincoln Town Hall, PO Box 100 Lincoln RI 02865-1332 City 401 635-2470 cwordell@tlcri.com Little Compton Town Hall Little Compton RI 02837-0226 City 401 845-0406 wmarshall@middletownri.com Middletown Town Hall Middletown RI 02842-5267 City 401 783-9637 airons@narragansettri.gov Narragansett Town Hall Narragansett RI 02882-3612 City 401 466-3219 townclerk@new-shoreham.com New Shoreham Town Hall New Shoreham RI 02807-0220 City 401 848-5750 roneill@cityofnewport.com Newport City Hall Newport RI 02840-2746 City 401-294-2437 jalywood@northkingstown.org North Kingstown Town Hall North Kingstown RI 02852-5767 City 401-719-1609 bocdirector@northprovidenceri.gov North Providence Town Hall North Providence RI 02911-1740 City 401 356-4057 dtodd@nsmithfieldri.org North Smithfield Municipal Annex North Smithfield RI 02896-7227 City 401 729-9499 kmcgill@pawtucketri.com Pawtucket City Hall Pawtucket RI 02860-2129 City 401 683-2107 mpencak@portsmouthri.com Portsmouth Town Hall Portsmouth RI 02871-2168 City 401 421-9397 kplacenia@providenceri.com Providence City Hall Providence RI 02903-1738 City 401 539-1089 townclerk@richmondri.com Richmond Town Hall Wyoming RI 02898-1247 City 401 647-7220 Scitclerk@aol.com Scituate Town Hall North Scituate RI 02857-1906 City 401 232-7244 dady@smithfieldri.com Smithfield Town Hall Smithfield RI 02917-3224 City 401 788-9792 canvassing@southkingstownri.com South Kingstown Town Hall South Kingstown RI 02879-3140 City 401 625-6705 nmello@townoftivertonri.com Tiverton Town Hall Tiverton RI 02878-4401 City 401 245-7421 ssperoni@townofwarren-ri.gov Warren Town Hall Warren RI 02885-4369 City 401 732-3439 boc@warwickri.com Warwick City Hall Warwick RI 02886-7145 City 401 392-3805 efliese@wgtownri.org West Greenwich Town Hall West Greenwich RI 02817-2155 City 401 822-9266 jclark@westwarwickri.org West Warwick Town Hall West Warwick RI 02893-4893 City 401 348-2571 brayman@westerly.org Westerly Town Hall Westerly RI 02891-1888 City 401 767-9226 ecorriveau@woonsocketri.org Woonsocket City Hall Woonsocket RI 02895-4330 Under federal law, the Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) temporarily registers you to vote and requests absentee ballots for a minimum of all federal elections in the current calendar year. Be sure to complete a new FPCA each year and every time your address changes. Select the category that best describes you. To vote in primary elections, you must enter the name of the party ballot you want to receive. Political party affiliation is not required if requesting an absentee ballot for general elections. Enter your current name (Last, First). If you are registered under a different name, provide this information in the previous name area. Your date of birth is required. <br/><br/>You must provide **either** a State issued ID number **or** the last four digits of your Social Security number. If you do not have either of these numbers you must enter in Block 9: "I do not have a social security number or State issued ID number." Your contact information is recommended so your election official can contact you if they need additional information from you in order to accept your FPCA. If you want to receive your absentee ballot by email/online or fax, you must provide your email address or fax number. You can receive your absentee ballot by mail, email/online or fax. Rank your preferred method of receiving your absentee ballot. Enter the complete street address of your voting residence. You cannot use a post office box mailing address. If your address is a rural route, use Block 9 to describe the location of your voting residence. Enter your current mailing address, even if you are requesting your ballot by email/online or fax. If you want your election materials sent to a different address or have a forwarding address, use Block 9 to provide this information. Provide any information that may assist your election official in accepting this form. You can use this space to designate particular elections or the period you wish to receive ballots. Sign and date. No witness signature required. You can **mail** or **fax** your signed FPCA to your election official. Contact information can be found in the "Local election offices" section. You may use the DoD Electronic Transmission Service (ETS) to fax your FPCA. Instructions for ETS are in the "Important Information" section. To find out the status of your FPCA, contact your election official. Your election official will contact you if your FPCA is not accepted. You **must** be registered to vote and have already requested a State absentee ballot in order to use the FWAB. You can use the FWAB to vote in all elections for federal, State and local offices, including ballot measures. Do not check this box. The FWAB cannot be used for voter registration or as a ballot request. Select the category that best describes you. Enter your current name (Last, First). If you are registered under a different name, provide this information in the previous name area. Your date of birth is required. <br/><br/>You must provide **either** a State issued ID number **or** the last four digits of your Social Security number. If you do not have either of these numbers you must enter in Block 9: "I do not have a social security number or State issued ID number." Your contact information is recommended so your election official can contact you if they need additional information from you to accept your FWAB. To vote in primary elections, you must enter the name of the party primary in which you are voting. Political party affiliation is not required if voting an absentee ballot in general elections. Enter the complete street address of your voting residence. You cannot use a post office box mailing address. If your address is a rural route, use Block 9 to describe the location of your voting residence. Enter your current mailing address. If you want your election materials to be sent to a different address or have a forwarding address, use Block 9 for this information. Provide any information that may assist the election official in accepting this form. Sign and date. No witness signature required. For each office for which you vote, write in either a candidate's name or a political party designation. You can submit the FWAB by **mail** or **fax.** Contact information can be found in the “Local election offices” section. **Mail your FWAB:** Once your FWAB is complete, fold and place it in the security envelope and seal the envelope. Place only the voted ballot in the security envelope and do not write on the security envelope. Insert the sealed security envelope and the Voter's Declaration/Affirmation into the mailing envelope and mail your FWAB directly to your election official. *Overseas Uniformed Service members* can request to have the Prepaid Mail Label 11-DoD applied to the general election ballot. Additional information about this label can be found in the "Important Information" section. **Fax your FWAB:** Fax your FWAB directly to your election official. Be sure to include your ballot, signed Voter Declaration/Affirmation and cover sheet with secrecy waiver. You may use the DoD Electronic Transmission Service (ETS) to fax your FWAB toll-free. Instructions for ETS are in the "Important Information" section. See the "Federal Elections Deadlines" chart for the deadline for submitting the FWAB. If you receive the State absentee ballot after transmitting your voted FWAB, you may also vote and return the State absentee ballot. If both are received by the deadline, only the State absentee ballot will be counted. Once you receive your absentee ballot from your State it must be returned according to the deadlines and requirements in the "Federal Election Deadlines" chart. For special federal elections visit FVAP.gov for specific deadlines. You can **mail** or **fax** your State absentee ballot to your election official. Contact information can be found in the "Local election offices" section. You may use the DoD Electronic Transmission Service (ETS) to fax your ballot.*Overseas Uniformed Service members* can request to have the Prepaid Mail Label 11-DoD applied to the general election ballot. Additional information about this label can be found in the "Important Information" section. 2016-04-26T00:00:00.000 Presidential Primary 2016-09-13T00:00:00.000 State Primary 2016-11-08T00:00:00.000 Not required Presidential Primary Registration Not required State Primary Registration Not required General Election Registration Received by 2016-04-05T16:00:00.000 Presidential Primary Ballot Request Received by 2016-08-23T16:00:00.000 State Primary Ballot Request Received by 2016-10-18T16:00:00.000 General Election Ballot Request Received by 2016-04-26T20:00:00.000 Presidential Primary Ballot Return Received by 2016-09-13T20:00:00.000 State Primary Ballot Return Received by 2016-11-08T20:00:00.000 General Election Ballot Return What is UOCAVA? The Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act is commonly referred to as *UOCAVA*. *UOCAVA* citizens are U.S. citizens who are active members of the Uniformed Services, the Merchant Marine, the commissioned corps of the Public Health Service and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, their eligible family members and other U.S. citizens residing outside the United States. The law provides the legal basis for absentee voting requirements for federal offices. What is the Federal Post Card Application (FPCA)? The FPCA (federal form SF 76) allows *UOCAVA* citizens to register to vote and request an absentee ballot. This form is also used to update your contact information. What is the Federal Write-In Absentee Ballot (FWAB)? The FWAB (federal form SF 186) serves as an emergency backup ballot for *UOCAVA* citizens. If you do not receive your absentee ballot from your State in time to return it to your election official to participate in the election, use the FWAB. What is the DoD Electronic Transmission Service (ETS)? The DoD ETS allows you to **email or fax** your election materials toll-free. To **email** your election materials using ETS, use the cover sheet available in Chapter 1 or at FVAP.gov and email to ETS@FVAP.gov. To **fax** your election materials using ETS, use the cover sheet available in Chapter 1 or at FVAP.gov and fax to: (703) 693-5527, DSN 223-5527, or toll-free from the U.S., Canada, Guam, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands to 1-800-368-8683. International toll-free numbers can be found in the Appendix of the Voting Assistance Guide or at FVAP.gov. What is the Prepaid Mail Label 11- DoD? *Overseas Uniformed Service members* can use this label. It provides free express mail service to your election official for voted absentee ballots mailed on or before the November general election. You can request to have a Prepaid Mail Label 11-DoD applied to your ballot at Military Postal Office locations (APO/FPO). A portion of the label is kept by you for tracking your absentee ballot through the U.S. postal service. What is a primary election? A primary election is an election held before the general election to determine the candidates that can be placed on the general election ballot. I am an American citizen, but I have never lived in the U.S., can I vote in this State? A U.S. citizen who has never resided in the U.S. and has a parent or legal guardian that was last domiciled in Rhode Island is eligible to vote as a "federal voter" and may vote for federal offices only. I am a National Guardsman activated on State orders; does my State afford me UOCAVA privileges? Yes. How can I check the status of my ballot? You may check the status of your absentee ballot here: [https://sos.ri.gov/vic/] (https://sos.ri.gov/vic/).