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R.I. Board of Electors director to retire in 2024

The administrative head of the state elections board is retiring next year. Chris Hunter, spokesperson for the R.I. Board of Elections, confirmed in an interview...

Early voting, mail ballots on rise in R.I.

Five years ago, 95% of Rhode Islanders who voted in statewide primaries cast their ballots in-person on a single, designated primary day. These days, not...

R.I. election panel opts not to delve back into Matos signature...

That was fast. After monthslong discussion of signature fraud on Lt. Gov. Sabina Matos’ congressional campaign nomination papers, a state elections panel put the controversy...

Ranked-choice voting advocates empowered after CD1 primary results

Calls for voting reform grew to a roar in the days heading into Rhode Island’s competitive and crowded Democratic congressional primary.  Now on the other...

Amo wins Democratic primary for CD1 special election, Marine veteran wins...

PROVIDENCE – Former White House aide Gabe Amo has come out on top in a crowded Democratic primary for or Rhode Island’s 1st Congressional...

Voters head to the polls for 1st Congressional District primary

Rhode Island voters are casting their ballots Tuesday in a primary contest to winnow down a field of candidates vying for the U.S. House...

Newspaper endorsements scarce for candidates in crowded CD1 race

Former Providence Journal reporter Linda Levin remembers the impassioned debates within, and outside, the newsroom over newspaper endorsements in political races.  It wasn’t just a...

CD1 Democratic candidates on the attack in TV debate

PROVIDENCE – Though sitting stage left, former Providence Rep. Aaron Regunberg was the center of his political rivals’ attention Tuesday night, as his Democratic...

Report: R.I. GOP chairman urges shortening early-voting window

PROVIDENCE – The chairman of Rhode Island’s Republican Party is urging state leaders to shorten the 20-day in-person early-voting window, WPRI-TV CBS 12 reported...
AARON REGUNBERG, right, has raised the most of the remaining candidates in the congressional race, while Lt. Gov. Sabina Matos, left, has spent the most on her campaign. / COURTESY SABINA MATOS AND AARON REGUNBERG

Regunberg top fundraiser remaining in race for Congress; Matos spent most

PROVIDENCE – Aaron Regunberg is the top fundraiser of all the remaining candidates seeking the 1st Congressional District seat in the U.S. House, while...
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