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Mon, 30 Jul 2018 19:15:00 GMT

Secretary Gorbea announces voter information events ahead of the September primaries

PROVIDENCE, RI - Secretary of State Nellie M. Gorbea will be hosting voter information events aimed at increasing awareness and voter participation. These events will provide an opportunity for eligible Rhode Island voters to update their voter registration information, obtain a free voter ID card, and receive general information about the September 12 primaries and the November 6 general election.
"As Secretary of State, I want to ensure all eligible Rhode Islanders are prepared before they vote this fall," Gorbea said. "These voter information events provide eligible voters with free photo IDs, mail ballot applications and everything they need to make their voices heard."

Dates and locations of the voter outreach events:

1. Tuesday, July 31, 2018
Parenti Villa
25 Tobey Street Providence, RI 02909
6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

2. Tuesday, July 31, 2018
Amos House
460 Pine St, Providence, RI 02907
11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

3. Wednesday, August 1, 2018
Geneva Plaza
150 Dartmouth St # 1, Pawtucket, RI 02860
1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

4. Thursday, August 2, 2018
Kilmartin Plaza
160 Benedict Street Providence, RI 02909
5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

5. Friday, August 3, 2018
Woodland Apartments
20 Woodland Drive Coventry, RI 02816
10:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

6. Monday, August 6, 2018
Shalom Apartments
1 Shalom Dr, Warwick, RI 02886
2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

7. Tuesday, August 7, 2018
Dexter Manor
100 Broad Street Providence, RI 02903
5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

8. Wednesday, August 8, 2018
Dominica Manor
100 Atwells Avenue Providence, RI 02903
5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

9. Thursday, August 9, 2018
Hartford Park Tower
335 Hartford Avenue, Providence, RI 02909
5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

10. Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Woodlawn Community Center
210 West Ave, Pawtucket, RI 02860
11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

11. Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Crossroads RI
160 Broad St, Providence, RI 02903
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

12. Thursday, August 16, 2018
Carroll Tower
243 Smith Street Providence, RI 02908
5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

13. Friday, August 17, 2018
Warren Senior Center
20 Libby Ln, Warren, RI 02885
11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

14. Tuesday, August 21, 2018
Aime J. Forand Complex
8 Forand Circle, Johnston, RI 02919
11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

15. Wednesday, August 22, 2018
Pop Rocks Concert: Garden City Center Gazebo
100 Midway Rd, Cranston, RI 02920
6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

16. Thursday, August 23, 2018
Galego Court
483 Leonard Jenard Dr, Pawtucket, RI 02860
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

17. Friday, August 24, 2018
West Warwick Manor
62 Robert Street, West Warwick, RI 02893
1:00 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.

18. Friday, August 24, 2018
Clyde Tower
1021 Main St, West Warwick, RI 02893
2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.

19. Saturday, August 25, 2018
Rhode Island Convention Center
1 Sabin St, Providence, RI 02903
10:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

20. Saturday, August 25, 2018
Veterans Memorial Park
15 Hunt Street, Central Falls, RI 02863
2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

21. Wednesday, August 29, 2018
Crepeau Court
100 Front Street, Woonsocket, RI 02895
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

22. Friday, August 31, 2018
Kennedy Manor
547 Clinton Street, Woonsocket, RI 02895
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

23. Wednesday, September 5, 2018
St. Germain Manor
429 E School St, Woonsocket, RI 02895
2:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

24. Friday, September 7, 2018
Parkview Manor
218 Pond St, Woonsocket, RI 02895
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

25. Thursday, September 27, 2018
Crescent Park Manor
243 Crescent View Ave, Riverside, RI 02915
1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

26. Tuesday, October 2, 2018
Wilfrid Manor
466 Hunt St Central Falls, RI 02863
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m

27. Thursday, October 4, 2018
Forand Manor
30 Washington St, Central Falls, RI 02863
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Registered voters interested in obtaining a Voter ID Card must present proof of identity such as: Employee ID card, credit or debit card, military ID card, student ID card, health club ID card, insurance plan ID card, public housing ID card, or a recent utility bill, bank statement, government paycheck, voter notification issued by a government agency, vehicle registration or vehicle certificate of ownership (title) issued by a government agency. Only voters who don't possess a valid photo ID for voting will be given a Voter ID card.

Please note, no eligible voter will be turned away at the polls. Voters who do not bring an acceptable photo ID to their polling place can vote using a standard Provisional Ballot. The ballot will be counted if the signature they give at their polling place matches the signature on their voter registration.

For more information on the 2018 election cycle or any other information related to elections and voting in Rhode Island, please visit the Rhode Island Department of State's Elections Division online at http://www.vote.ri.gov/ or call (401) 222-2340.

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La Secretaria Gorbea anuncia eventos de información para los votantes antes de las primarias de septiembre.

PROVIDENCE, RI – La Secretaria de Estado Nellie M. Gorbea estará patrocinando eventos de información para los votantes con el objetivo de aumentar el conocimiento y la participación de los votantes. Estos eventos brindarán una oportunidad para que los votantes elegibles de Rhode Island actualicen su registro electoral, obtengan una tarjeta de identificación de votante gratuita, y reciban información general sobre las primarias de septiembre 12 y de la elección general del 6 de noviembre.

"Como Secretaria de Estado, quiero asegurarme de que todos los residentes elegibles para votar en Rhode Island estén preparados antes de votar este otoño," dijo Gorbea. "Estos eventos de información brindan a los votantes elegibles tarjetas de identificación con foto gratuita, solicitudes de papeletas para votar por correo y todo lo necesario para que sus voces sean escuchadas."

Fechas y lugares de los eventos para los votantes:

1. Martes, 31 de julio, 2018
Parent Villa
25 Tobey Street Providence, RI 02909
6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

2. Martes, 31 de julio, 2018
Amos House
460 Pine St, Providence, RI 02907
11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.


3. Miércoles, 1 de agosto, 2018
Geneva Plaza
150 Dartmouth St # 1, Pawtucket, RI 02860
1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.


4. Jueves, 2 de agosto, 2018
Kilmartin Plaza
160 Benedict Street Providence, RI 02909
5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

5. Viernes, 3 de agosto, 2018
Woodland Apartments
20 Woodland Drive Coventry, RI 02816
10:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

6. Lunes, 6 de agosto, 2018
Shalom Apartments
1 Shalom Dr, Warwick, RI 02886
2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

7. Martes, 7 de agosto, 2018
Dexter Manor
100 Broad Street Providence, RI 02903
5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

8. Miércoles, 8 de agosto, 2018
Dominica Manor
100 Atwells Avenue, Providence, RI 02903
5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m

9. Jueves, 9 de agosto, 2018
Hartford Park Tower
335 Hartford Avenue, Providence, RI 02909
5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

10. Martes, 14 de agosto, 2018
Woodlawn Community Center
210 West Ave, Pawtucket, RI 02860
11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

11. Miércoles, 15 de agosto, 2018
Crossroads RI
160 Broad St, Providence, RI 02903
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

12. Jueves, 16 de agosto, 2018
Carroll Tower
243 Smith Street Providence, RI 02908
5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

13. Viernes, 17 de agosto, 2018
Warren Senior Center
20 Libby Ln, Warren, RI 02885
11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

14. Martes, 21 de agosto, 2018
Aime J. Forand Complex
8 Forand Circle, Johnston, RI
11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

15. Miercoles, 22 de agosto, 2018
Pop Rocks Concert: Garden City Center Gazebo
100 Midway Rd, Cranston, RI 02920
6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

16. Jueves, 23 de agosto, 2018
Galego Court
483 Leonard Jenard Dr, Pawtucket, RI 02860
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

17. Viernes, 24 de agosto, 2018
West Warwick Manor
62 Robert Street, West Warwick, RI 02893
1:00 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.

18. Viernes, 24 de agosto, 2018
Clyde Tower
1021 Main St, West Warwick, RI 02893
2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.

19. Sábado, 25 de agosto, 2018
Rhode Island Convention Center
1 Sabin St, Providence, RI 02903
10:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

20. Sábado, 25 de agosto, 2018
Veterans Memorial Park
15 Hunt Street, Central Falls, RI 02863
2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

21. Miércoles, 29 de agosto, 2018
Crepeau Court
100 Front Street, Woonsocket, RI 02895
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

22. Viernes, 31 de agosto, 2018
Kennedy Manor
547 Clinton Street, Woonsocket, RI 02895
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

23. Miércoles, 5 de septiembre, 2018
St. Germain Manor
429 E School St, Woonsocket, RI 02895
2:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

24. Viernes, 7 de septiembre, 2018
Parkview Manor
218 Pond St, Woonsocket, RI 02895
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

25. Jueves, 27 de septiembre, 2018
Crescent Park Manor
243 Crescent View Ave, Riverside, RI 02915
1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

26. Martes, 2 de octubre, 2018
Wilfrid Manor
466 Hunt St Central Falls, RI 02863
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m

27. Jueves, 4 de octubre, 2018
Forand Manor
30 Washington St, Central Falls, RI 02863
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Los votantes inscritos interesados en obtener una tarjeta de identificación con foto para votar deberán presentar prueba de identidad como: una tarjeta de identificación de empleado, tarjeta de débito o crédito, tarjeta de identificación militar, tarjeta de identificación de estudiante, tarjeta de identificación de club de salud (membrecía de gimnasio), identificación de plan de seguro, tarjeta de identificación de vivienda pública, o una factura reciente de servicios públicos, un extracto bancario, cheque de pago del gobierno, notificación emitida por alguna agencia gubernamental, registración de vehículo o título de propiedad de vehículo emitido por una agencia gubernamental. Solo los votantes quienes no poseen una identificación con foto valida recibirán una tarjeta de identificación de votante.

Por favor note que ningún votante elegible será rechazado en las urnas. Los votantes quienes no lleven una identificación con foto aceptable a su lugar de votación podrán utilizar una papeleta provisional. La papeleta se contará si la firma proveída en el lugar de votación coincide con la firma en el registro del votante.

Para obtener más información sobre el ciclo de elecciones 2018 u otra información relacionada con las elecciones y el proceso de votar en Rhode Island, favor visite la División de Elecciones del Departamento de Estado por internet en vote.ri.gov o llame al (401) 222-2340.

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