Letter To The Editor: Good people should not be thrown away

Dear Editors, I would like to write to you with the hope of sharing one of the most beautiful experiences of my life. I've been happily...
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Letter To The Editor: Jamie Bova is the best thing that has happened to...

Four years ago, I was introduced to Jamie Bova. “She wants to be elected to the City Council; you should meet her.” Jamie impressed me, as she was different from any people...

Letter To The Editor: It’s time for someone new in Ward 3

Every age group in Newport has its dedicated volunteers that help make our city a place of pride for residents and tourists.  And every age resident deserves improvements in our community.  The...
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2020 Voter Guide – Candidate Profile: Leonard Katzman, Portsmouth Town Council

Leonard Katzman, 61, Director of Business Development at Brown University for 13 years, is running for a third term on the Portsmouth Town Council.  A Democrat, he was previously...
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What’s Up Newp’s Voter Guide – 2020 General Election: Newport City Council

This year's Newport City Council race is among one of the most competitive races that we've seen in recent years. Twelve candidates announced their candidacy for an At-Large seat...

2020 Voter Guide – Candidate Profile: Stephanie Winslow, Newport School Committee

As we approach what promises to be among the most intriguing and important general elections in recent memory, WhatsUpNewp will be exploring races throughout Newport County and statewide. We will leave the...
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Letter To The Editor: Rep. Carson’s decisions will be based on facts and science

Over six years ago I wanted to meet Lauren Carson, the new candidate running in the 75 district for the General Assembly.  I  met her at a fundraiser where she was very...

2020 Voter Guide – Candidate Profile: Linda Ujifusa, candidate for Portsmouth Town Council

As we approach what promises to be among the most intriguing and important general elections in recent memory, WhatsUpNewp will be exploring races throughout Newport County and statewide. We will leave the...

2020 Voter Guide – Candidate Profile: J. Mark Ryan, Portsmouth Town Council

As we approach what promises to be among the most intriguing and important general elections in recent memory, WhatsUpNewp will be exploring races throughout Newport County and statewide. We will leave the...

6 ways mail-in ballots are protected from fraud

Charlotte Hill, University of California, Berkeley and Jake Grumbach, University of Washington Voter fraud is very rare, whether people vote in person or by mail. That much is clear from a large body...

Live On What’s Up Newp: A conversation with Kenneth Mendonca, candidate for House District...

Kenneth Mendonca, Republican candidate for House District 72 (Portsmouth, Middletown) joined What's Up Newp at 11 am on Tuesday, September 15th to chat about his campaign and to answer and address a...

Covering the 2020 General Election

As we approach what promises to be among the most intriguing and important general elections in recent memory, WhatsUpNewp will be exploring races throughout Newport County and statewide. We will leave the...

Letter To The Editor – Chris Semonelli: Thank you to the voters of Middletown...

I would like to thank the voters of Middletown and Portsmouth for their patience with our signs, door knocks, emails and dog alerts ;-).  The majority of primary voters have spoken and we honor their...

Newport Canvassing Authority sets ballot order for Newport City Council, Newport School Committee races...

Newport Canvassing Authority held a lottery this afternoon to determine the position upon the November 3, 2020, General Election ballot of the names of the candidates for the Newport City Council AtLarge,...

Secretary Gorbea: All active R.I. voters to receive mail ballot applications for the November...

Today Secretary of State Nellie M. Gorbea and Board of Elections member Jennie Johnson made several announcements regarding the November 3 general election in Rhode Island. First, Secretary Gorbea announced that her office...

Newport City Council race narrowed to eight; Cortvriend, Ruggiero, McGaw move on in representative...

Voters this week narrowed down the field in spirited Newport City Council and state Representative races throughout Aquidneck Island. Leading up to Tuesday there were 19 candidates running for...

Live on What’s Up Newp: A conversation with Paul Marshall and Jamie Bova, candidates...

Jamie Bova and Paul Marshall joined What's Up Newp for a chat about their primary results and campaign. Bova was top vote-getter for At-Large, Marshall was top vote-getter for Ward 3.

Live on What’s Up Newp: 2020 Primary Unofficial Final Results Are In

What's Up Newp's Ryan Belmore and Frank Prosnitz will go live to bring you the latest results from the 2020 primary. Tune on in as we break down Newport County and statewide...

Election 2020: Statewide Primary Results – Races for Representative in District 71, 72, and...

On Tuesday, voters will be narrowing the field in spirited Newport City Council and state Representative races throughout Aquidneck Island. Emergency voting results will be available on Wednesday. The...

Live Blog – Election 2020: Results, updates for Newport City Council At-Large, Third Ward...

Newport, RI - On Tuesday, voters narrowed the field in spirited Newport City Council and state Representative races throughout Aquidneck Island. There are 19 candidates running for Newport City...

Board of Elections expects to release primary results by category over the next several...

The Rhode Island Board of Elections issued the following statement on Tuesday night following the close of polls across the state; "Primary results will be available at www.elections.ri.gov Results...

Live on WUN – Video: What’s Up Newp live with results, updates

What's Up Newp's Ryan Belmore and Frank Prosnitz will go live beginning at 8 pm this evening to bring you the latest news and results from the polls, discuss the local races,...

Primary election today to choose candidates for Newport Council and Representative races

Voters today will be narrowing the field in spirited Newport City Council and state Representative races throughout Aquidneck Island. Polls open at 7 a.m. in all towns this morning...

Voter Guide: R.I. House of Representatives District 71 (Portsmouth, Tiverton, Little Compton)

Ahead of the Statewide Primary on Tuesday, September 8th, and the General Election on Tuesday, November 3rd, What's Up Newp is helping readers/voters get to know the candidates through candidate profiles and...

Voter Guide: R.I. House of Representatives District 72 (Middletown, Portsmouth)

Ahead of the Statewide Primary on Tuesday, September 8th, and the General Election on Tuesday, November 3rd, What's Up Newp is helping readers/voters get to know the candidates through candidate profiles and...