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Jan 29, 2014

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Secretary of State A. Ralph Mollis Releases Official Guides

2014 Election Calendar and 2014 How to Run for Office

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Posted by: Craig

Secretary of State A. Ralph Mollis Releases Official Guides

2014 Election Calendar and 2014 How to Run for Office

 Guides now available

 PROVIDENCE, RI  --  Rhode Island Secretary of State A. Ralph Mollis has announced the release of two official guides designed to inform and educate those who vote, and those who wish to serve in elected office.

 The 2014 Election Calendar details all-important deadlines and requirements for the September 2014 primary and November 2014 election.

 The Rhode Island – How to Run for Office 2014: A Guide for Candidates guide walks you through the necessary steps to successfully run for office in the 2014 September primary and November election.   

 “I want to remind all Rhode Islanders that government belongs to you, the citizens of this great state.  I want to make it as easy as possible for every constituent to have up-to-date, accurate information, readily available, so they may make educated decisions to help move our state forward,” said Mollis.

 In keeping with Secretary Mollis’ pledge to employ technology to improve Rhode Islander’s access to their government, the guides are posted on our website at http://www.sos.ri.gov/elections/forms where it is available 24/7. 

 This online service not only saves Rhode Islanders the cost of printing thousands of copies of the guide, it makes it easier for the public, political parties, candidates and the media to share links to the guides with their family, friends, supporters, and constituents.  The office of Secretary of State will provide hard copies upon request. 

 For more information, the public should reach out to our Elections Division at (401) 222-2340, TTY 711 or elections@sos.ri.gov.