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Schedule for Pawtucket City Council Special Election released

“City council members make decisions that affect education, the local economy, and the overall quality of life in their community. If you feel you can be a voice for your community, run for office by filing a declaration of candidacy on April 29 or 30th,” said Secretary Gorbea. “And for all eligible residents in Pawtucket and Providence, I strongly encourage you to put the deadlines for these special elections in your calendars so you can make sure you exercise your right to vote.”
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Published on April 15, 2021
By Uprise RI

Secretary of State Nellie M. Gorbea is providing the following schedule for the upcoming special election to fill a vacancy on the Pawtucket City Council (District 5).

June 8 Special Primary Election: Pawtucket District 5

  • April 27, 2021: Deadline to request Braille/Tactile ballot
  • April 29 and 30, 2021: Declaration of candidacy period
  • May 9, 2021: Deadline to register to vote or update voter record for Primary
  • May 18, 2021: Mail ballot application deadline for Primary
  • May 19 to June 7: Early in-person voting period for Primary
  • June 8, 2021: PRIMARY

July 6 Special Election: Pawtucket District 5

“City council members make decisions that affect education, the local economy, and overall quality of life in their community. If you feel you can be a voice for your community, run for office by filing a declaration of candidacy on April 29 or 30th,” said Secretary Gorbea. “And for all eligible residents in Pawtucket, I strongly encourage you to put the deadlines for these special elections in your calendars so you can make sure you exercise your right to vote.” 

Eligible residents will have three safe and secure options for casting their ballot in this special election: voting from home with a mail ballot, voting early in-person at city hall, or voting at the polls. A full schedule for the special election is also available on Secretary Gorbea’s website.

[From a press release]

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