Over 27K Rhode Islanders request mail-in ballots ahead of Tuesday’s deadline

This is a file image of mail-in ballots. (WLNE)

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) — Over 27,000 Rhode Islanders have requested mail-in ballots ahead of Tuesday’s deadline.

Spokesperson for the Secretary of State’s Office, Jonathan Berard, said 27,498 mail-in ballot applications have been submitted as of Monday for November’s general election.

Ballot requests are due by 4 p.m. at voters’ local board of canvassers.

The election will be held on Nov. 8.

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