Madeleine M. Pencak, Registrar of Voters
Telephone: (401) 683-3157
Fax: (401) 683-2107
2200 East Main Road
Portsmouth, RI 02871
Office Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. - Monday through Friday
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 13,000 registered voters in the Town of Portsmouth.
Voter/Election Information at the Secretary of State's site: www.sos.ri.gov
Click here for an explanation of the State's ballot questions.
Rhode Island Board of Elections: www.elections.state.ri.us
Charter Changes on the Ballot - Detailed Explanations Found Here