Canvassing Authority

The General Election will be held on Tuesday, November 8, 2022


Early Voting for the General Election will take place weekdays from

8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the:


***Early Voting will NOT take place at City Hall in 2022.***

Early Voting takes place weekdays from October 19 through November 7, and ends at 4 p.m. on Monday, November 7.

You can only vote at your assigned polling place on Election Day,

Tuesday, November 8.


There are two mail ballot drop boxes in the City of Cranston which will be open starting October 19 to receive completed mail ballots in their oath and/or mailing envelopes:

Cranston City Hall - 869 Park Ave (Side entrance of the building, next to Cranston East)

RI Board of Elections - 2000 Plainfield Pike (Parking lot at Sailor Way entrance)

Any completed Rhode Island mail ballot can be placed in any official Board of Elections Mail Ballot Drop Box, statewide, no later than 8 p.m. on Election Night. Drop Boxes are located in all 39 cities and towns. A complete listing may be found here.

Per order of the state Board of Elections, a mail ballot receptacle will also be available inside all precinct polling locations on the day of the election. This receptacle will be open from 7 a.m. and close at 8 p.m. on Election Night, November 8. Voters can drop off their sealed mail ballots in these receptacles at any precinct polling location statewide on Election Day.



Voter Registration and Election Information Center 

The purpose of this website is to provide useful, up-to-date canvassing information, and is intended only as an informational resource. It should not be used as a substitute for professional legal advice on any of the matters it covers. For a formal opinion from the Cranston Board of Canvassers on a specific canvassing matter, questions must be submitted in writing to the Board. You can also contact us with any questions at 401-780-3121. 

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