2017 Rhode Island General Laws
Title 17 - Elections
Chapter 17-19 - Conduct of Election and Voting Equipment, and Supplies
Section 17-19-49 - Political literature and influence.
§ 17-19-49. Political literature and influence.
No poster, paper, circular, or other document designed or tending to aid, injure, or defeat any candidate for public office or any political party on any question submitted to the voters shall be distributed or displayed within the voting place or within fifty (50) feet of the entrance or entrances to the building in which voting is conducted at any primary or election. Neither shall any election official display on his or her person within the voting place any political party button, badge, or other device tending to aid, injure, or defeat the candidacy of any person for public office or any question submitted to the voters or to intimidate or influence the voters.
History of Section.
(P.L. 1962, ch. 201, § 4.)