General Election Day is Nov. 2, 2004, for presidential and congressional elections and many state elections. Each state, however, has its own primary schedule:

RHODE ISLAND

Electoral votes: 4
(270 electoral votes out of a total 538 needed to win general election)

Democratic delegates: 32

Republican delegates: 21

Important Dates:

March 2, 2004: Presidential primary election

Sept. 14, 2004: State primary election

Past Results:

2000 PRIMARY WINNERS:
Democrats: Gore with 56.9%
Republicans: McCain with 60.2%
2000 GENERAL ELECTION:
Democrats: Gore with 61%
Republicans: Bush with 31.9%
1996 PRIMARY WINNERS:
Democrats: Clinton with 89.1%
Republicans: Dole with 64.4%
1996 GENERAL ELECTION:
Democrats: Clinton with 59.7%
Republicans: Dole with 26.8%

Polling Places:

Rhode Island has 573 polling places. To find your polling location, contact your local board of canvassers. For a list of local boards of canvassers, click here.

One month before the March 2, 2004, presidential primary, voters can locate their polling places here.

Web site: http://www.elections.state.ri.us