Timeline: Vote counting for Rhode Island’s CD1 special election

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) — The Rhode Island Board of Elections is offering voters a timeline for the upcoming 1st Congressional District special election and how votes will be counted.

According to the board, on September 5, in-person polling will take place. All ballots will be encrypted and securely transmitted from the polling locations to the Board of elections after polls close.

Results will be posted to the Board of Elections website on Sept. 5, at 8 p.m. Results for early voting will also be posted at the same time.

On Sept. 6 and 7, remaining drop box ballots and any uncounted mail ballots will be added to the total votes and be posted on the board’s website.

On Sept. 8, provisional ballot results will be added to the website and tallied in with the final counts.

For more information on the 1st Congressional District special election, click here.

For full interviews with CD1 candidates, click here.

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