REPORT: State primary pushed back due to coronavirus spread

MARCH 23, 2020

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As the most reliable and balanced news aggregation service on the internet, DML News App offers the following information published by WASHINGTONEXAMINER.COM:

Rhode Island’s presidential primary has been pushed back as the coronavirus outbreak forces the public to stay at home.

Democratic Gov. Gina Raimondo reached the decision to delay the contest from April 28 to June 2 based on recommendations by the state’s Board of Elections, she said.

The article goes on to state the following:

“Last week, the Board of Elections requested that the presidential primary election be postponed from April 28 to June 2 and that the election take place primarily by mail ballot. I am following the advice of the Board of Elections, and will sign an executive order to do this,” Raimondo tweeted Monday.


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