Coventry's Guide to the Sept. 11 Primaries
Redistricting and the new voter ID law are changing things up for this election.
Things are a bit different this election year – due in large part to the recently passed voter ID law and redistricting of Rhode Island. Before you show up to the polls on Tuesday, Sept. 11 for the primary elections, check out our quick and easy guide to this year's polls.
Polling Hours & Locations
Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. at 18 locations across Coventry. Don't know which district you're in? Find out here.
- District 1A - St. Francis Episcopal (Christ Church), 132 Peckham Lane
- District 1B - Maple Root Baptist Church, 150 Harkney Hill Road
- District 1C - Summit Baptist Church, 1176 Victory Highway
- District 1D - Western Coventry School, 4588 Flat River Road
- District 2A - Town Council Chambers, 1670 Flat River Road
- District 2B - Coventry Community Center, 1277 Main Street
- District 2C - Alan Shawn Feinstein Middle School, 9 Foster Drive
- District 3A - Manchester Hall, 585 Washington Street
- District 3B - Club Jogues, 184 Boston Street
- District 3C - Knotty Oak Village Housing Authority, 14 Manchester Circle
- District 4A - Our Lady of Czenstochowa School, 208 MacArthur Boulevard
- District 4B - Tiogue School, 170 East Shore Drive
- District 4C - Oak Haven School, 46 Pettine Street
- District 4D - Nino's, 446 Tiogue Avenue
- District 5A - Westwood Estate Club House, 1A Liena-Rose Way
- District 5B - Woodland Manor II, 20 Woodland Drive
- District 5C - Coventry High School, 40 Reservoir Road
- District 5D - Hopkins Hill School, 95 Johnson Boulevard
Where to Go
Due to last year's remapping of state and local districts in Rhode Island following the 2010 Census, many districts have changed in Coventry. Click here to find links to legislative/senate district boundaries or see the attached PDF files.
You can also visit the Secretary of State's website, where you can enter in your name and address and find out your House and Senate districts.
What to Bring
The days of waltzing in to your polling location without an ID are over. The passage of the voter ID law now requires you to bring an acceptable form of identification in order to vote, including:
- RI driver's license
- US passport
- ID card issued by US educational institution
- US military identification card
- State of Rhode Island or US government issued ID card
- government issued medical card
- Rhode Island Voter Identification Card
Can't Make It to the Polls?
A new mail ballot application allows you to vote by mail if you may not be able to get to the polls on election day. Visit http://sos.ri.gov/elections/forms/ to print and complete a mail ballot application or you may contact the Board of Canvassers to request a mail ballot application. Refer to http://sos.ri.gov/elections/voters/mail/ for full details.
Have More Questions?
Contact the Coventry Board of Canvassers at 401-822-9150.