Voter Registration & Elections

Voter Registration Deadline for General Election



The General Election will be Tuesday, November 8, 2022 at the Town Hall, Old Town Road. In order to participate, you must be registered to vote in New Shoreham on or before Sunday, October 9, 2022. You may register at the Town Clerk’s Office, Town Hall, Old Town Road, Block Island during regular business hours Monday through Friday 9:00 to 3:00. On Sunday, October 4, 2022 you may use the elections drop-box outside of Town Hall (registration forms will be available). If you have questions, contact the Town Clerk’s Office: (401) 466-3200 or mmcginnes@new-shoreham.com.


Register to Vote

Voters must register 30 days before an election. You must be registered to vote from your actual place of residence. Voter registration forms are available at Town Hall or from the RI Secretary of State's website. You may register in person at Town Hall or at the DMV, or by mail:
The New Shoreham Board of Canvassers
P.O. Box 220
Block Island, RI 02807

For additional information, visit the RI Secretary of State's page on Voter Registration, where you may download a "fillable" Rhode Island Voter Registration Form.

Polling Place


Polling place for elections open at 9 a.m. and close at 8 p.m.
Precincts: 2201
Block Island Town Hall
16 Old Town Road
New Shoreham, RI 02807

To view your voter record or obtain general information regarding state and federal elected officials, district polling information or information on upcoming elections, visit the RI Voter Information Center.

For general information on elections, visit State of RI Elections page.