Information on March 2 Election

Wed, 01/20/2021 - 12:15pm

The following was posted by the Town of New Shoreham on Wednesday, Jan. 20:


March 2, 2021 Election

Last Day to Register is January 31, 2021.

A Statewide Special Referenda Election will be held March 2, 2021. The ballot has twenty questions about changes to New Shoreham’s Home Rule Charter and seven statewide questions about funding capital projects. A copy of the ballot will be available soon on the Town’s website Voting will be by mail, at Town Hall prior to the election, or at the Block Island School gymnasium from 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM on Election Day. Mail ballot applications will be sent to all registered voters. 

For those not already registered in New Shoreham, Sunday, January 31, 2021 is the last day to register to vote in order to vote in the March 2, 2021 election. Anyone who will reach the age of eighteen (18) on or before March 2, 2021 may vote if they register by the January 31deadline. You may register online at, or pick up a voter registration form outside Town Hall Monday – Friday from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Paper registrations must be in the lockbox outside Town Hall by 4:00 PM January 31, 2021. On the last day, you may register at the Police Station on Beach Avenue from noon to 4:00 PM.  You must be registered to vote from your place of residence.