Attorney general leads investigation into Matos’ ballot signatures

Rhode Island Attorney General Peter Neronha provides an update on the sale of Narragansett Electric, Monday, May 23, 2022. (WLNE)

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) — The Rhode Island Attorney General’s Office is leading the investigation regarding reported discrepancies in Lt. Gov. Sabina Matos’ ballot signatures.

On Tuesday, Jamestown Board of Canvassers raised concerns over the validity of signatures submitted for a candidate in the Congress District 1 special election.

Matos’ campaign later confirmed they were the source of the investigation.

The Rhode Island Board of elections also announced the ballot order of the CD1 special election after the lottery placement on Wednesday, which has Matos slated for slot number six.

The position of each candidate following the lottery is as follows:

  1. Walter Berbrick
  2. Allen R. Waters
  3. Donald Carlson
  4. Spencer Dickinson
  5. J. Aaron Regunberg
  6. Sabina Matos
  7. Stephen M. Casey
  8. Gabriel Amo
  9. Bella Noka
  10. John Goncalves
  11. Stephanie Beaute
  12. Gregory L. Mundy
  13. Sandra C. Cano
  14. Mickeda Sebastiana Barnes
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