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  • Writer's pictureBridget Eileen

The RI Democratic Women's Caucus Executive Committee Voting Process

Updated: Mar 13, 2021

Due to Covid19, we cannot come together to vote in person, as we have in the past. Instead we are using an online voting system called "Election Buddy." As this is a brand new process for all involved, we ask for your patience as we employ this system for the first time.


How Voting Members Receive Their Ballots

Voting members of the Women's Caucus will have received an email at 7:00pm on Thursday, February 12 from with the subject heading "Vote now: Rhode Island Democratic Women's Caucus - 2021 Executive Committee Election." That email will have the link to your ballot. You can access the link by desktop or mobile, whichever is easiest for you.

Screenshot of Email with Invitation to Ballot

If you did not receive this email, please check outside of your Primary inbox tab in other tabs, such as "Promotions," "Updates," "Social," or "Forums" in Gmail, and check in your spam/junk folder. If you still cannot locate this email, contact Jessie Kingston at for assistance.

If you didn't receive a ballot, and you believe you should have, we can add you. As a reminder, here are the criteria for Voting Members:

  • Woman/femme identifying person

  • Completed a full membership form

  • On the RI Board of Elections as a Democrat

  • Registered as Women's Caucus member up to 48 hours before election began (Tue, 2/9)


What the Ballots Look Like

Screenshot of Ballot via Election Buddy Link

We are employing Preferential Voting for this election. If you have questions about how Preferential Voting works, Election Buddy has this brief tutorial:

screenshot of preferential ballot from mobile


When Does the Election Take Place?

The ballot is available to complete from 7pm Thu, Feb 11 to 5pm Wed, Feb 24. The winners of the election will be announced at the February General Meeting on Thu, Feb 25.


Who to Contact for Questions or Concerns

If you encounter issues with the online voting system, have questions or concerns about how to vote, or cannot locate the email containing your ballot link, please contact Jessie Kingston at

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