The Board of Canvassers is a citizen-run group charged with the running of the local election(s). Town Clerk's Office is responsible for maintaining the records, such as ballots and voter information.
Bristol Primary Elections occurs every two years on the second Tuesday of September*. The next Bristol Primary is scheduled, Wednesday, September 12th, 2018.
Bristol General Elections occur every two years on the first Tuesday of November*. The next General Election is scheduled for Tuesday, November 6th, 2018.
Local Polling Places
|201||Rockwell School||1225 Hope Street||10||68|
|202||Burnside Building||400 Hope Street||11||68|
|203||Qunita-Gamelin Community Center||101 Asylum Road||32||68|
|204||Mt. Hope High School||199 Chestnut Street||32||68|
|205||Fire Department Headquarters||4 Annawamscutt Drive||10||69|
|206||RI Veterans Home||480 Metacom Avenue||10||69|
|207||Roger Williams University North Campus Residence Hall||1 Old Ferry Road||11||69|
|208||Franklin Court||150 Franklin Street||11||69|
|209||St. Elizabeth Auditorium||577 Wood Street||32||69|
Election Resources & FAQs
Residents must be registered to vote 30 days before the election. To vote in the State of Rhode Island, register here.
To look up general voter information including your polling location and a sample ballot, click here.
Not going to be in Town for the election?
- Download a mail-in ballot application online or pick-up a paper application at Bristol Town Hall.
- Mail the application to Bristol's Local Board of Canvassers (Bristol Town Hall) at 10 Court St. Bristol, RI 02809.
For additional resources on how to vote by mail, click here.