Meet the Candidates

Be an informed voter! Attend the Meet the Candidates night on October 3 and learn where Richmond candidates for Town Council and School Committee stand. 

Monday, October 3, 2022 6:30 pm Chariho Middle School Auditorium. Hosted by the League of Women Voters of South County. All Town Council and School Committee candidates have been invited. More information.

Megan Cotter October Fundraiser

Join Megan Cotter on Monday, October 11th, from 6-8pm for a fundraiser to support her campaign for State Representative of Exeter, Hopkinton, and Richmond. You can purchase your tickets with the link below.  Can't attend?  You can donate to her campaign with the same link.  Any contributions are greatly appreciated.

Purchase Tickets and Donate Here: Megan Cotter — Donate via ActBlue

Backyard meet and greet with Jennifer Douglas

"Thank you for your interest in our backyard BBQ mixer for Jen Douglas and Mike Niemeyer! Because of the forecast for a lot of much-needed rain in the next couple of days, we are rescheduling the event. The new date and time is Friday, October 7 from 6:00pm to 8:30pm. We hope that you will still be able to make it. We truly value your support and the opportunity to have great conversations with you!

~ Jen & Mike"

RDTC School Snacks Drive

Thank you to all who came out and donated to RICAN during RDTC’s school snacks drive. A total of 250 pounds of food was raised for kids coming home hungry and looking for healthy snacks!

Let's Win in November!

Support our local candidates by donating to their campaigns! Megan Cotter for State Representative and Jen Douglas for State Senator, Lauren Cacciola and Samantha Wilcox for Town Council, and Jessica Purcell for Chariho School Committee.


Poll workers are needed for both the September primary and the November general election! Please contact Town Clerk Erin Lies for any questions 401-539-9000 Ext 9. You can also email your application to

Poll Worker posting

Join Us Today!​

We meet on the fourth Wednesday of each month at the Richmond Community/Senior Center (2nd floor of the Richmond Police Station) at

7 pm. New members welcome!

Upcoming Dates:

October 26, 2022

November 23, 2022

Volunteer Today!​

Many boards and commissions in Richmond have vacancies, especially the Planning and Zoning Boards.

If you have the time consider volunteering today.

Election 2022

2022 RI Election Dates

With the General Election fast approaching, here are some key dates to be aware of as you prepare to vote. The RI Secretary of State page contains a wealth of information on voting in RI. Check it out:


Past Events

Donuts with Dems

Join us for the next DONUTS WITH DEMS, Saturday, September 10, 2022, 9-10:30 AM at the Beaver River Playground, Richmond. Our featured speaker is Ehren Schimmel, U.S. Diplomat, whose mission in the Foreign Service is to promote peace, support prosperity, and protect American citizens while advancing the interests of the U.S. abroad.

DONUTS WITH DEMS is a family-friendly series of weekend morning events to gather community members with donuts, coffee, and featured speakers. Our goal is to introduce Richmond and Chariho residents to people in our community who are making positive contributions through their work, civic service, or other volunteer efforts.

RICAN Donations for Dignity September 4, 9-11am

Join Megan Cotter - District 39 in supporting RICAN during their personal care Donations for Dignity drive.The Rhode Island Center Assisting Those in Need (RICAN) is the largest food pantry in Southern Rhode Island, and offers food, personal care items and a thrift shop to anyone in need.Please join Megan and share this flyer for the 3rd 'Donations for Dignity' Drive, on Sunday September 4th, 9-11am.

School Snacks Drive August 13, 2022

Let's help our Neighbors! Join our School Snacks Drive at RICAN on Saturday, August 13, 2022, 9 - 10:30 am. Individually wrapped snacks needed include items like pretzels, sun chips, popcorn, juice boxes, applesauce cups, cereal, peanut butter crackers and granola bars. Stock the shelves for students!

Canvass with Samantha Wilcox and Megan Cotter

Be a part of the revived Democratic movement - we need your help.  Please get involved if you aren't already.  Megan and Sam are two excellent candidates who deserve our support:

Join us for a joint canvassing event in Richmond with Megan Cotter (HD-39) and Samantha Wilcox (Richmond Town Council). 

Sunday, August 7th, at 2pm

Meet up location: Beaver River Park

Hope to see you then!

Summer Fun Fundraiser

We’re grateful to all who turned out for a wonderful evening at the RDTC fundraiser at the Tilted Barn Brewery to meet and greet candidates. Candidates able to attend included:

Richmond Town Council Lauren Cacciola, Dan Madnick, Jim Palmisciano, Mark Reynolds, Samantha Wilcox

Chariho School Committee - Jess Purcell

RI Senate District 34 - Jen Douglas

RI State Treasurer - Stefan Pryor

RI Attorney General - Peter Neronha

RI Secretary of State - Gregg Amore

Congressional District 2 - Joy Fox, Seth Magaziner, Sarah Morganthau, David Segal

String band Kip’s Pickers added the perfect background ambience with their music! Check out all the great pictures on our picture gallery


Thanks to all who came out to sign candidate forms to put Democrats on the ballot!

RDTC Signature Drive July 10, 2020 Flyer
RDTC Signature Drive