Woonsocket, RI: At a meeting of the Board of Canvassers on Monday, January 7, 2021 the Board unanimously decided to send postcards to the voters with information on the upcoming March 2, 2021 Special Election. These post cards are scheduled to start going out on January 28th . As you may be aware the General Assembly in December passed the State Budget in the budget there is seven bond questions. These questions are going to be voted on by the electorate of the state at a special election on March 2, 2021. “The post cards will have general information on the March 2, 2021 special election. “Narducci Said. 1)VOTE FROM HOME: Voting from home is a safe and easy option for those voters who do not want to vote in-person. Voters must return their mail ballot application by the deadline (Tuesday, February 9, 2021 at 4:00 p.m.), 2) EMERGENCY IN PERSON VOTING: Starts February 10 through March 1 during regular business hours at City Hall. 3) VOTE ON ELECTION DAY: You can vote in person on March 2, 2021. The City is using 4 Super Polling Places. Super Polling Places allow for a registered voter to go to any one of the four that are open on Election Day. Polling places will be open from 7am to 8pm. Reminder: Super Polling Places will only be used for this Election. Below is a list of super polling places being used on March 2, 2021: JOHN F. KENNEDY MANOR 547 CLINTON ST MONSIGNOR GADOURY SCHOOL 1371 PARK AVE LEO A. SAVOIE SCHOOL-GYM (ENTRANCE IN BACK OF BUILDING) 990 MENDON RD HARRIS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL-GYM 60 HIGH SCHOOL ST More information on the special election such as a sample ballot and the Voter Information handbook can be found on our website at

If you need further information, please contact the Board of Canvassers at (401)767-9223. 


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