Canvassing - Voter Registration
The Portsmouth Canvassing Authority is responsible for conducting all elections in the Town of Portsmouth. Under the direction of the State Board of Elections and in cooperation with the Secretary of State, the authority is involved in all phases of the electoral process, from voter registration to tallying the votes after the polls close on Election Day.
There are approximately 14,343 registered voters in the Town of Portsmouth.
Portsmouth Board of Canvassers
The Board of Canvassers is comprised of three bipartisan members who are appointed for 6-year terms by the Town Council and the Registrar of Voters is appointed by the Board of Canvassers.
See the members serving on the Board of Canvassers.
See a map displaying precinct numbers and poll locations.
be advised, the following is notice of the
to be held on
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2018
POLLS OPEN at 7:00 AM and CLOSE at 8:00 PM
These locations are open for all Statewide General and Primary Elections. Precincts may be combined for the Presidential Preference Primary and Special Elections.
If your VOTER INFORMATION CARD reads
|PRECINCT #||Your POLLING SITE and ADDRESS will be|
|2701||Hope Brown Center at Farnham Farm, Prudence Island
|2702||Portsmouth Multi-Purpose Senior Center, 110 Bristol Ferry Road
|2703*||Roger Williams University BayPoint Inn, 144 Anthony Road (northwest entrance)
|*PLEASE NOTE: Location temporarily changed due to scheduled construction at the Common Fence Point Community Hall.
|2704||Portsmouth High School - Old Gymnasium, 120 Education Lane (Door #8)
|2705||Melville School Cafeteria, 1351 West Main Road
|2706||Portsmouth Town Council Chambers, Town Hall, 2200 East Main Road
|2707||St. Barnabas Church Parish Hall, 1697 East Main Road
|2708||Portsmouth Middle School Gymnasium, 125 Jepson Lane
|2710||PRESIDENT / VICE-PRESIDENT ONLY (when applicable) Portsmouth Town Hall, 2nd Floor, 2200 East Main Road|
PLEASE NOTE: In accordance with RIGL§17-19-24.2, poll workers will ask you to show Photo ID when you vote at your polling site.
In accordance with RIGL §17-10-3 (c), “You must be registered to vote from your actual place of residence.”If you have any questions about whether you are registered or where you are registered to vote, please call us at 401-683-3157 for more information.