Canvassing - Voter Registration
The Portsmouth Canvassing Authority is responsible for conducting all elections in the Town of Portsmouth. Under the direction of the State Board of Elections and in cooperation with the Secretary of State, the authority is involved in all phases of the electoral process, from voter registration to tallying the votes after the polls close on Election Day.
There are approximately 15,074 registered voters in the Town of Portsmouth.
Portsmouth Board of Canvassers
The Board of Canvassers is comprised of three bipartisan members who are appointed for 6-year terms by the Town Council and the Registrar of Voters is appointed by the Board of Canvassers. Two alternate members from each political party are also appointed by the Town Council.
See the members serving on the Board of Canvassers.
2022 Precinct Locations & Map
The new precinct map reflects the 2022 RI Redistricting Legislation signed into law on February 2022. Click to see map Portsmouth_VTDS_11x17 (1)
http://sos.ri.gov/govdirectory/ to find elected officials.
Past Election Results
For official results go to Previous Election Results- Board of Elections (ri.gov)
For upcoming election information go to https://vote.sos.ri.gov/
To obtain your voter information, go to the RI Department of State Voter Information Center online at https://vote.sos.ri.gov/ or call canvassing at 401-683-3157.