Rhode Island's 2nd Congressional District

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Rhode Island's 2nd Congressional District
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Current incumbentJames R. Langevin Democratic Party
Population527,205
Gender48.7% Male, 51.3% Female
Race84.12% White, 4.25% Black, 2.65% Asian
Ethnicity10.97% Hispanic
Unemployment10.4%
Median household income$57,448
High school graduation rate86.8%
College graduation rate30.7%
Rhode Island's 2nd Congressional District is located in the western and southern portions of the state and includes Westerly, Charlestown, New Shoreham, Richmond, South Kingstown, West Greenwich, Coventry, West Warwick, Warwick, East Greenwich, Scituate, Johnston, Craigston and Glockster counties.[1]

The current representative of the 2nd Congressional District is James R. Langevin (D).

Elections

2014

See also: Rhode Island's 2nd Congressional District elections, 2014

The 2nd Congressional District of Rhode Island held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014. Incumbent Jim Langevin (D) defeated Rhue Reis (R) in the general election.

U.S. House, Rhode Island District 2 General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJames R. Langevin Incumbent 62.2% 105,716
     Republican Rhue Reis 37.6% 63,844
     N/A Write-in 0.2% 344
Total Votes 169,904
Source: Rhode Island Board of Elections

2012

See also: Rhode Island's 2nd Congressional District elections, 2012

The 2nd Congressional District of Rhode Island held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent James R. Langevin won re-election in the district.[2]

U.S. House, Rhode Island District 2 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJames R. Langevin Incumbent 55.7% 124,067
     Republican Michael G. Riley 35.1% 78,189
     Independent Abel G. Collins 9.1% 20,212
     Write-In N/A 0.1% 192
Total Votes 222,660
Source: Rhode Island Board of Elections "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"


2010

On November 2, 2010, James Langevin won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Mark S. Zaccaria (R) and John O. Matson (I) in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, Rhode Island District 2 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJames R. Langevin incumbent 59.9% 104,442
     Republican Mark S. Zaccaria 31.8% 55,409
     Independent John O. Matson 8.4% 14,584
Total Votes 174,435

2008

On November 4, 2008, James Langevin won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Mark Zaccaria (R) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Rhode Island District 2 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJames Langevin incumbent 70% 158,416
     Republican Mark Zaccaria 29.8% 67,433
Total Votes 226,234

2006

On November 7, 2006, James Langevin won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Rod Driver (I) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Rhode Island District 2 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJames Langevin incumbent 72.7% 140,315
     Independent Rod Driver 27.3% 52,729
Total Votes 193,044

2004

On November 2, 2004, James Langevin won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Arthur Chuck Barton III (R), Edward M. Morabito (I), Dorman J. Hayes, Jr. (Socialist) and write-in candidates in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Rhode Island District 2 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJames Langevin incumbent 74.5% 154,392
     Republican Arthur Chuck Barton III 20.8% 43,139
     Independent Edward M. Morabito 3% 6,196
     Socialist Dorman J. Hayes, Jr 1.6% 3,303
     Write-in Write-in 0.1% 135
Total Votes 207,165

2002

On November 5, 2002, James Langevin won re-election to the United States House. He defeated John O. Matson (R), Dorman Hayes (Independent Home Protection) and Write-in candidates in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Rhode Island District 2 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJames Langevin incumbent 76.3% 129,390
     Republican John O. Matson 22.3% 37,767
     Independent Home Protection Dorman Hayes 1.4% 2,327
     Write-in Write-in 0.1% 126
Total Votes 169,610

2000

On November 7, 2000, James Langevin won election to the United States House. He defeated Robert Tingle (R), Rod Driver (Conscience for Congress), Dorman Hayes (Green) and Write-in candidates in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, Rhode Island District 2 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJames Langevin 62.2% 123,805
     Republican Robert Tingle 14% 27,932
     Conscience for Congress Rod Driver 21.4% 42,625
     Green Dorman Hayes 2.3% 4,536
     Write-in Write-in 0.1% 123
Total Votes 199,021

1994

On November 8, 1994, Jack Reed won re-election to the United States House. He defeated A. John Elliot (R) in the general election.[9]

U.S. House, Rhode Island District 2 General Election, 1994
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJack Reed incumbent 68% 119,659
     Republican A. John Elliot 32% 56,348
Total Votes 176,007

1992

On November 3, 1992, Jack Reed won re-election to the United States House. He defeated James W. Bell (R), Thomas J. Ricci (I) and John Turnbull (Independent Thinking) in the general election.[10]

U.S. House, Rhode Island District 2 General Election, 1992
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJack Reed incumbent 70.7% 144,450
     Republican James W. Bell 24.5% 49,998
     Independent Thomas J. Ricci 3.3% 6,715
     Independent Thinking John Turnbull 1.6% 3,250
Total Votes 204,413

1990

On November 6, 1990, Jack Reed won election to the United States House. He defeated Gertrude M. Coxe (R) in the general election.[11]

U.S. House, Rhode Island District 2 General Election, 1990
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJohn F. Reed 59.2% 108,818
     Republican Gertude M. Coxe 40.8% 74,953
Total Votes 183,771

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 2nd 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.[12]

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