To register in Rhode Island you must:
Absentee ballots and mail ballots are the same thing, and the process for getting one is straight forward.
You can vote by absentee ballot in Rhode Island if you are unable to vote in person for whatever reason. Examples include:
In almost all cases, you will need to sign up to vote by mail. The state won’t just mail you a ballot. Don't worry: we will walk you through it. There are only a handful of steps:
Contact your Local Election Office if you have questions.
This is the statewide agency that is ultimately responsible for Rhode Island elections. You can contact them with questions, but your Local Election Office will probably respond faster.
Rhode Island State Board of Elections 50 Branch Ave. Providence, RI 02904‐2790