Rhode Island's 1st Congressional District

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Rhode Island's 1st Congressional District
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Current incumbentDavid N. Cicilline Democratic Party
Population524,097
Gender48% Male, 52% Female
Race79.27% White, 7.82% Black, 3.68% Asian
Ethnicity14.67% Hispanic
Unemployment10.2%
Median household income$50,672
High school graduation rate82.7%
College graduation rate31.6%
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
Rhode Island's 1st Congressional District is located in the northern and eastern portions of the state and includes the greater portion of Providence.[1]

The current representative of the 1st Congressional District is David N. Cicilline (D).

Elections

2014

See also: Rhode Island's 1st Congressional District elections, 2014

The 1st Congressional District of Rhode Island will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

General election candidates


September 9, 2014, primary results

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Republican Party Republican Primary

Failed to file

2012

See also: Rhode Island's 1st Congressional District elections, 2012

The 1st Congressional District of Rhode Island held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent David N. Cicilline won re-election in the district.[7]

U.S. House, Rhode Island District 1 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDavid Cicilline Incumbent 53% 108,612
     Republican Brendan Doherty 40.8% 83,737
     Independent David S. Vogel 6.1% 12,504
     Write-In N/A 0.1% 262
Total Votes 205,115
Source: Rhode Island Board of Elections "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010

On November 2, 2010, David Cicilline won election to the United States House. He defeated John J. Loughlin II (R), Kenneth A. Capalbo (I) and Gregory Raposa (I) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, Rhode Island District 1 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDavid N. Cicilline 50.6% 81,269
     Republican John J. Loughlin II 44.6% 71,542
     Independent Kenneth A. Capalbo 4% 6,424
     Independent Gregory Raposa 0.8% 1,334
Total Votes 160,569

2008

On November 4, 2008, Patrick J. Kennedy won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Jonathan P. Scott (R), Kenneth A. Capalbo (I) and various write-in challengers in the general election.[9]

U.S. House, Rhode Island District 1 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngPatrick J. Kennedy incumbent 68.5% 145,254
     Republican Jonathan P. Scott 24.2% 51,340
     Independent Kenneth A. Capalbo 7.1% 15,108
     N/A Write-in 0.1% 296
Total Votes 211,998

2006

On November 7, 2006, Patrick J. Kennedy won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Jonathan P. Scott (R) and Kenneth A. Capalbo (I) in the general election.[10]

U.S. House, Rhode Island District 1 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngPatrick J. Kennedy incumbent 69.2% 124,634
     Republican Jonathan P. Scott 23.2% 41,836
     Independent Kenneth A. Capalbo 7.6% 13,634
Total Votes 180,104

2004

On November 2, 2004, Patrick J. Kennedy won re-election to the United States House. He defeated David W. Rogers (R) and a nonpartisan write-in challenger. in the general election.[11]

U.S. House, Rhode Island District 1 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngPatrick J. Kennedy incumbent 64.1% 124,923
     Republican David W. Rogers 35.8% 69,819
     Nonpartisan Write-in 0.1% 268
Total Votes 195,010

2002

On November 5, 2002, Patrick J. Kennedy won re-election to the United States House. He defeated David W. Rogers (R), Frank Carter (I) and various write-in challengers in the general election.[12]

U.S. House, Rhode Island District 1 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngPatrick J. Kennedy incumbent 59.9% 95,286
     Republican David W. Rogers 37.3% 59,370
     Independent Frank Carter 2.7% 4,318
     N/A Write-in 0.1% 159
Total Votes 159,133

2000

On November 7, 2000, Patrick J. Kennedy won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Stephen Cabral (R) and various write-in challengers in the general election.[13]

U.S. House, Rhode Island District 1 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngPatrick J. Kennedy incumbent 66.6% 123,442
     Republican Stephen Cabral 33.2% 61,522
     N/A Write-in 0.2% 287
Total Votes 185,251

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 1st Congressional District prior to the 2010 redistricting.
See also: Redistricting in Rhode Island

The R.I. Reapportionment Commission approved a new congressional map in 2010 based on census data.[14]

See also

External links

References

  1. Rhode Island Redistricting Map "Map" accessed July 30, 2012
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Rhode Island Secretary of State, "Candidates for Representative In Congress District 1," accessed June 25, 2014
  3. 3.0 3.1 Associated Press, "Rhode Island - Summary Vote Results," accessed September 9, 2014
  4. Providence Journal, "Republican Cormick Lynch mounts challenge for Rep. Cicilline’s seat in Congress," accessed April 24, 2014
  5. Providence Journal, "Cumberland man announces run for Congress in R.I.'s 1st District," accessed September 11, 2013
  6. Rhode Island Secretary of State, "Candidates for Representative In Congress District 1," accessed August 21, 2014
  7. Politico, "2012 Election Map, Rhode Island"
  8. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2010," accessed March 28, 2013
  9. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 4, 2008," accessed March 28, 2013
  10. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 7, 2006," accessed March 28, 2013
  11. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2004," accessed March 28, 2013
  12. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 5, 2002," accessed March 28, 2013
  13. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 7, 2000," accessed March 28, 2013
  14. Commission passes Rhode Island Redistricting Plan, "Tiverton-Little Compton Patch," January 9, 2012