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MARCH 2020

• Rhode Island: Democratic Gov. Gina Raimondo has signed an executive order directing the state Board of Elections to conduct a "predominantly mail ballot" election, which Democratic Secretary of State Nellie Gorbea had previously advised. The state Board of Elections has also asked Raimondo to issue another order removing the requirement that voters have their absentee ballot notarized or signed by two witnesses. The board has also requested that voters be allowed to provide additional information in case officials say the signature on their ballot does not match the one on file.

 

• Rhode Island: Democratic Gov. Gina Raimondo has signed an executive order delaying Rhode Island's presidential primary from April 28 to June 2, following a recommendation by the state's Board of Elections. The order also directs the board to conduct a "predominantly mail ballot" election, which Democratic Secretary of State Nellie Gorbea had previously advised.

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