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East Providence's Guide to the Sept. 11 Primaries

Redistricting and the new voter ID law are changing things up this election.

Things are a bit different this election year – due in large part to the recently passed voter ID law and redistricting of Rhode Island. Before you show up to the polls on Tuesday, Sept. 11 for the primary elections, check out our quick and easy guide to this year's polls.

Polling Hours & Locations

Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. at 16 locations across East Providence. Don't know which district you're in? Find out here.

  • District 1001  –  Francis School, 64 Bourne Ave.
  • District 1002  –  City View Manor, 99 Goldsmith Ave.
  • District 1003  –  Whiteknact School, 261 Grosvenor Ave.
  • District 1004  –  Rumford Towers, 95 Newman Ave.
  • District 1005  –  Rumford Towers, 95 Newman Ave.
  • District 1006  –  East Providence High School, 2000 Pawtucket Ave.
  • District 1007  –  St. Martha’s Church Hall, 2595 Pawtucket Ave.
  • District 1008  –  City Hall – first floor, 145 Taunton Ave.
  • District 1009  –  Hennessey School, 75 Fort St.
  • District 1010  –  Martin Middle School, 111 Brown St.
  • District 1011  –  Kent Heights School, 2680 Pawtucket Ave.
  • District 1012  –  Riverside Congregational , 295 Bullocks Pt. Ave.
  • District 1013  –  Harbor View Manor, 3663 Pawtucket Ave.
  • District 1014  –  Riverside Library, 475 Bullocks Pt. Ave.
  • District 1015  –  Oldham School, 640 Bullocks Pt. Ave.
  • District 1016  –  Waddington School, 101 Legion Way
  • District 1017  –  Meadowcrest School, 60 Bart Dr.

Where to Go

Due to last year's , many districts have changed.

You can visit the Secretary of State's website, where you can enter in your name and address and find out your House and Senate districts.

Please be aware there is no voting at Weaver Library, East Providence Senior Center, Knights of Columbus Hall, St. Francis Church Hall, Silver Spring School, Riverside Middle School. 

What to Bring

The days of waltzing in to your polling location without an ID are over. The passage of the voter ID law now requires you to bring an acceptable form of identification in order to vote, including:

  • RI driver's license
  • US passport
  • ID card issued by US educational institution
  • US military identification card
  • State of Rhode Island or US government issued ID card
  • Government issued medical card
  • Rhode Island Voter Identification Card

Can't Make It to the Polls?

A new mail ballot application allows you to vote by mail if you may not be able to get to the polls on election day.  Visit http://sos.ri.gov/elections/forms/ to print and complete a mail ballot application or you may contact the Board of Canvassers to request a mail ballot application. Refer to http://sos.ri.gov/elections/voters/mail/ for full details.

Have More Questions?

Contact the East Providence Board of Canvassers at lshattuck-moore@cityofeastprov.com or call 435-7502. 

Joe Botelho September 10, 2012 at 06:13 PM
Nice Guide. Concise and informative.

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