Why should I vote on September 12?
Your vote counts most during midterm elections, when voter turnout is low.
Where do I vote?
There are four polling places in Charlestown. This link will show you where.
How do I know which voting precinct I'm in?
There are four precincts: 501 through 504. Check the map to find yours.
I have not registered to vote yet. How do I do that?
You may register to vote at Town Hall. Here is the voter-registration form.
I'm registered Independent (or unaffiliated). Can I vote in the primary?
Yes, on either the Democrat or Republican ticket.
Who is running and for what office?
For this election, it's federal and state offices only; there is no local Charlestown election.
Highlighted candidates are endorsed by the Charlestown Democratic Committee.
Democrats running for Governor:
Matthew A. Brown
Spencer E. Dickinson
Gina M. Raimondo
Republicans running for Governor:
Allan W. Fung
Patricia L. Morgan
Democrats running for Lieutenant Governor:
J. Aaron Regunberg
Republicans running for Lieutenant Governor:
Democrats running for Secretary of State:
Democrats running for Attorney General:
Democrats running for General Treasurer:
Democrats running for State Senator, District 34 (Charlestown, Richmond, Exeter, Hopkinton, West Greenwich):
Democrats running for United States Senate:
Republicans running for United States Senate:
Roque "Rocky" De La Fuente
Robert G. Flanders, Jr.
Democrats running for United States House of Representatives:
For all voting information, visit the Secretary of State's website.
Saturday, September 8, 2018
Friday, September 7, 2018
The Charlestown Democratic Town Committee (CDTC) has announced its endorsed candidates for the 2018 Democratic Primary and General Election. Newly reelected Chair Catherine Collette stated, "Charlestown's Democrats are very proud to have an outstanding group of men and women to support. We have met with these candidates, and in some cases their primary opponents, and believe that the following will best represent our Town and our State in the coming years.”
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For US Senator: incumbent Senator Sheldon Whitehouse
For Congress, Second District: incumbent Rep. Jim Langevin
For Governor in the September 12 Democratic Primary: Matthew Brown
For Lieutenant Governor in the Primary: State Rep. Aaron Regunberg
For Secretary of State: incumbent Nellie Gorbea
For Attorney General: Peter Neronha
For General Treasurer: incumbent Seth Magaziner
For State Senator, District 34: Jennifer Douglas
Collette continued, "We are very proud to represent and support the values that the Democratic Party stands for: economic opportunity, affordable college education, universal health care, affordable housing, civil and women's rights, and protecting our fragile and precious environment. The Charlestown Democratic Town Committee endorses these Democratic candidates and stresses that, given the chaos of the present Federal Administration, it is crucial that we take the time to vote, and take a stand in the upcoming election."