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Recounts are conducted by the Board of Elections under Rhode Island General Laws 17-19-37.1, 17-19-37.2, and 17-19-37.3.

All recounts are held at the Board of Elections offices at 50 Branch Avenue in Providence. All recount requests must be original and signed by the candidate and notarized. Please include the full name, address, contact information, and related office being sought in the request. Requests will not be accepted if faxed or e-mailed.

Additional information on recounts may be obtained in our Guide to Election Recounts located in the Publications section.

Recounts have been requested by the deadline in the following contests:


Monday, November 21, 2016 at 9:30 A.M.

State Representative Distict 16

State Representative Distict 15

East Providence City Council Ward 4


Monday, November 21, 2016 at 12:00 P.M.

Central Falls City Council Ward 5


Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at 9:30 A.M.

West Warwick Town Council Ward 3

Bristol Town Administrator

All recounts are open to the public and will be conducted in the lower level warehouse of the Board of Elections at
50 Branch Ave, Providence, RI 02904.
Use the entrance at bottom of our parking lot.