The Rhode Island Primary: Here’s what you need to know

The Rhode Island Democrat and Republican Party Primary will take place on Tuesday, Sept. 8 at the Block Island School gymnasium between 9 a.m. and 8 p.m.
New Shoreham registered voters need to know a few things, said Deputy Town Clerk Millie McGinnes.
Just as it was done during the Financial Town Meeting in late July, social distancing protocols will be in place. Voters are required to bring a photo ID.
According to Voter ID Law RIGL 17-19- 24.2, acceptable photo IDs include: a document showing a photograph of the person to whom the document was issued; R.I. driver’s license; R.I. voter identification card; U.S. Passport; ID card issued by a U.S. education system; U.S. military ID card; ID card issued by Rhode Island or the U.S. government; government issued medical card; birth certificate; Social Security card; government issued medical card.
If a voter does not have a photo ID of any kind, there are still ways to cast a provisional ballot, said McGinnes. Some paperwork will have to be filled out at the polls, said McGinnes, and signatures will be verified.
For those voters that have requested a mail-in ballot, that ballot has to be delivered to

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