Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:
Sample ballots of primaries, presidential preference primaries, special elections and general elections created per R.I. Gen. Laws § 17-6-3. Includes names of candidates, party preference, and master lever.
Certification of results of federal and state elections. Includes results and plurality of all federal and state races as well as results of state referenda questions. Also includes special election results and official count of presidential electors. These records are filed with SOS/Division of Elections by the Board of Elections.
Includes sample ballot, Law summary by the League of Women Voters, and recommendations from the Board of Elections.
Election Manual for the Use of Moderators, Clerks and Supervisors prepared by the Secretary of State, 1930, 1932, 1936
The State Board of Elections records consist of certifications of elections, campaign finance records, publications of the Board and transcripts from Board meetings and hearings.
Record lists name of town and ward/district by year. Indicates number of voters, voting shelves and number of ballots. By 1920 series indicates number of male and female voters. Entries are arranged by year, month and date and alphabetical by municipality and numerical by ward/district number therein.
Rhode Islanders' Guide to the Presidential Preference Primary and the Delegate-Selection Process, 1988
This sub-series consists of correspondence from municipal (town) clerks to the Office of the Secretary of State regarding those eligible to vote/electors on the voting lists absent from the state and in military service.
1. William McKinley, 1896-1900 – red, white and blue with black and white portrait (St. Louis Button Co.)
2. “ROOSEVELT” – blue background with white uppercase letters (Bastian Bros. Co. ,
3. “I don’t want Eleanor either” – W. Wilkie campaign button, white background with blue upper and lowercase letters (Whitehead & Hoag Co., Newark, NJ.;
4 - Women Key to Reagan, 1984 pin
5. Herbert F. DeSimone for Governor c. 1970 6. James Taft, c. 1980
Publications by the division mailed to all registered voters informing on state referenda to appear on the general election ballot.