I Vote for Safe, Equitable, Sustainable Streets

The Providence Streets Coalition is rallying residents to get out to vote in local elections this year—including the races for Governor, Mayor, and City Council. On this page:

    1. Get information about the elections: registration deadlines, mail ballots, and early voting info. Make a plan to vote!
    2. Sign our pledge to vote and to make streets for people an issue at the ballot box!
    3. Read the answers to our survey of Mayoral and Council candidates
    4. Add your voice to the letter on transportation signed by 36 organizations to the candidates for Governor
  1. From the Board of Elections website:
 
DateCoverageElection TypeVoter Registration DeadlineMail Ballot Application DeadlineEarly Voting
9/13/2022Rhode Island Primary ElectionPrimary Election8/14/2022**8/23/2022*8/24/2022
11/08/2022Rhode Island General ElectionGeneral Election10/09/202210/18/2022*10/19/2022

*The Emergency Mail Ballot period extends from the day after the Mail Ballot Application deadline up until 4pm the day before the election Emergency Mail Ballots can be requested at your local Board of Canvassers.

**To vote in a party primary you must disaffiliate from any other party at least 30 days before the primary date.

Early Voting is available during the specific business hours of each city and town’s Board of Canvassers for more information click here.


Pledge to Vote

Sign below to commit to voting and then read our voter guide below. We’ll share this info with lawmakers to make the case that they should care about our issues. The more people who sign, the more power we’ll wield!

 

Where Providence’s Mayoral and City Council Candidates Stand on Safer Streets, Transportation Choices, and Mobility Justice

Responses below come from the Providence Streets Coalition’s candidate questionnaire, developed with our partners and volunteers, which was sent to all candidates for mayor and city council.

Click the + sign on the left to the comments from each candidate

How do you personally travel around Providence? Is that working for you? How does mobility affect your life, your job, your family? How would you ideally like to get around Providence and what would need to happen to make that a reality?