Board of Canvassers

The Board of Canvassers operates in accordance with Title 17 of the Rhode Island General Laws and the Narragansett Town Charter. The Town Clerk's Office, with assistance from the Board of Canvassers, is responsible for the preparation and maintenance of all Town voting records and the administration of all national, state and local elections.

Electoral Information

State Congressional District 2
State Senatorial Districts 35 & 36
State Representative Districts 33 & 34

Election and Voter Information

For State and Local Election Information, please visit the Rhode Island Secretary of State Elections & Voting webpage. You can check your voter registration, find out who your elected officials are, locate your local board of canvassers, and view sample ballots for upcoming elections.

To register to vote in the State of Rhode Island you must be a legal resident of Rhode Island and a citizen of the United States, be at least 16 years of age (at least 18 years of age to vote on Election Day). You can register online here. If you prefer to submit a paper document in person or by mail, complete and submit the Rhode Island Voter Registration Form to the Board of Canvassers. To be eligible to vote in the November 3, 2020 General Election, you must register to vote by Sunday, October 4, 2020 at 4:00 PM.

When you vote at your polling place, poll workers will ask you to show a current and valid ID. Acceptable photo IDs include:
  • RI driver's license
  • U.S. passport
  • ID card issued by an educational institution in the United States
  • U.S. military identification card
  • State of Rhode Island or federal government-issued ID card
  • Government-issued medical card
Voter ID is intended to strengthen the public's faith in the fairness of our elections by enabling poll workers to match a voter's face to the name they give at the polls.

Absentee Ballot Applications

Applications for the 2020 General Election will be mailed directly to all registered voters (who had not already requested one by September 10) by the RI Secretary of State. The deadline to submit your absentee ballot application to the Narragansett Board of Canvassers is Tuesday, October 13 at 4:00 PM. Your ballot will then be mailed to the address you provide on your application. The RI Secretary of State will begin mailing those ballots during the week of October 5.

Early In-person Voting

  Narragansett voters may choose to cast their ballots before November 3 by voting in person at the Narragansett Town Hall. Early voting begins on Wednesday, October 14 and runs through Monday, November 2. The hours are Monday through Friday from 8:30 AM until 4:30 PM. PHOTO ID IS REQUIRED.

Polling Places

The Town of Narragansett contains five (5) distinct local voting districts as shown on the Town Voting District Map

  • Voting District 2001 is in Senate District 35 and House Representative District 33
  • Voting Districts 2002 and 2003 are in Senate District 36 and House Representative District 33
  • Voting Districts 2004 and 2005 are in Senate District 35 and House Representative District 34
Please note that the polling places are subject to change, please check with the Board of Canvassers Clerk for up-to-date information regarding polling places.

District 1

North Beach Clubhouse
79 Boston Neck Road

District 2

Mettatuxet Yacht Club
30 South River Drive

District 3

Narragansett Community Center
53 Mumford Road

District 4

Narragansett Pier School
235 South Pier Road

District 5

St. Mary Star of the Sea Church
866 Point Judith Road