CITY OF CRANSTON
EMERGENCY “EARLY” VOTING PERIOD
For the March 2, 2021 Special Election, Cranston City Hall, 869 Park Ave, will be open for emergency “early” voting for voters during business hours from Feb. 10 through March 1, which are weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., except for Feb. 15, when City Hall will be closed for the President’s Day holiday. The emergency voting deadline is 4 p.m. on Monday, March 1. All voters should use the side entrance of City Hall next to Cranston East for all voting and elections business. No appointment is required. Voters must wear a mask, and should bring a photo ID when appearing to vote.
MAIL BALLOT DROP BOXES AND RETURN DEADLINE
Voters may mail their voted ballots back in the provided postage prepaid envelope, or drop them off in the sealed envelope to either of the two 24-hour mail ballot drop boxes located in Cranston: at City Hall, 869 Park Ave. (located outdoors, in the front of the building); or at the RI Board of Elections, 2000 Plainfield Pike (located in the BOE parking lot off of the Sailor Way entrance). Drop boxes will also be available at all polling locations on March 2. Any ballot can be dropped off in its sealed envelope at any official drop box located statewide. Your ballot must be received (not postmarked) in an official drop box, or received by the Board of Elections, no later than 8 p.m. on March 2 in order to be counted.
The City of Cranston is opening three polling locations for the March 2 Special Election for voters who wish to vote in person – voting hours on Tuesday, March 2 are from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Any Cranston registered voter may vote at the polling place of their choice: SCOTTISH RITE MASONIC LODGE (2115 Broad St); PETER T. PASTORE, JR. YOUTH CENTER (155 Gansett Ave); or RI NATIONAL GUARD BUILDING – SCHOFIELD ARMORY (705 New London Ave).
Regular office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in Room 100, Cranston City Hall, 869 Park Ave, Cranston, RI 02910-2786. Phone: 401-780-3128. Cranston Board of Canvassers, Randall A. Jackvony, Chairman; Gary J. Vierra and Alice D. Petrone, Members.