June 25, 26, and 27 are the dates for filing declarations to be candidates in primaries or to be independent candidates in the general election. Candidates for federal and statewide office file with the Department of State’s Elections Division. Candidates for general assembly, local offices, Democratic state committee, district committees and local committees file with local boards of canvassers where the candidates is registered to vote. [RIGL 17-14-1]
Click here for the declaration form.