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This page displays current and historical information pertaining to the U.S. Senate delegation from Rhode Island.

Current members

The current members of the U.S. Senate from Rhode Island are:

Name:Party:Position:Assumed Office:Term Ends:Next Election:Official Website:
Jack Reed
Jack Reed.jpg
Democratic PartyU.S. Senate, Rhode Island 1997January 3, 2015 November 4, 2014Link
Sheldon Whitehouse
Sheldon Whitehouse.jpg
Democratic PartyU.S. Senate, Rhode Island 2007January 3, 2019November 2018Link

Election history

For more information on the different classes of U.S. Senators, please see: Classes of United States Senators

Class I

Senators in Class I were elected to office in the November 2012 general election, unless they took their seat through appointment or special election.[1] Class I terms run from the beginning of the 113th Congress on January 3, 2013, to the end of the 115th Congress on January 3, 2019.[1]

2012

U.S. Senate, Rhode Island General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngSheldon Whitehouse Incumbent 64.8% 271,034
     Republican B. Barrett Hinckley, III 35% 146,222
     Write-in N/A 0.2% 933
Total Votes 418,189
Source: Rhode Island Board of Elections "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2006
On November 7, 2006, Sheldon Whitehouse won election to the United States Senate. He defeated Lincoln Chafee (R) in the general election.[2]

U.S. Senate, Rhode Island General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngSheldon Whitehouse 53.5% 206,043
     Republican Lincoln Chafee incumbent 46.5% 178,950
Total Votes 384,993

2000
On November 7, 2000, Lincoln Chafee won re-election to the United States Senate. He defeated Robert A. Weygand (D) Kenneth P. Proulx (I) and Christopher Young (Reform) in the general election.[3]

U.S. Senate, Rhode Island General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngLincoln Chafee incumbent 56.9% 222,588
     Democratic Robert A. Weygand 41.1% 161,023
     Independent Kenneth P. Proulx 0.9% 3,635
     Reform Christopher Young 1% 4,107
Total Votes 391,353


Class II

Senators in Class II were elected to office in the November 2008 general election, unless they took their seat through appointment or special election.[4]

Class II terms run from the beginning of the 111th Congress on January 3, 2009, to the end of the 113th Congress on January 3, 2015.

2008
On November 4, 2008, Jack Reed won re-election to the United States Senate. He defeated Robert G. Tingle (R) in the general election.[5]

U.S. Senate, Rhode Island General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democrat Green check mark transparent.pngJack Reed incumbent 73.4% 320,644
     Republican Robert G. Tingle 26.6% 116,174
Total Votes 436,818

2002
On November 5, 2002, Jack Reed won re-election to the United States Senate. He defeated Robert G. Tingle (R) in the general election.[6]

U.S. Senate, Rhode Island General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democrat Green check mark transparent.pngJack Reed incumbent 78.4% 253,774
     Republican Robert G. Tingle 21.6% 69,808
Total Votes 323,582

Historical members

Historical Representation to the US Senate by Party from New Mexico
Party Total
     Democratic 10
     Republican 7
Total Senators 17
Class 1 Senators from New Mexico
Senators Years Served Party
Thomas B. Catron 1912-1917 Republican
Andrieus A. Jones 1917-1927 Democratic
Bronson M. Cutting 1927-1928 Republican
Octaviano A. Larrazolo 1928-1929 Republican
Bronson M. Cutting 1929-1935 Republican
Dennis Chavez 1935-1962 Democratic
Edwin L. Mechem 1962-1964 Republican
Joseph M. Montoya 1964-1977 Democratic
Harrison H. Schmitt 1977-1983 Republican
Jeff Bingaman 1983-2013 Democratic
Martin Heinrich 2013-present Democratic
Class 2 Senators from New Mexico
Senators Years Served Party
Albert B. Fall 1912-1921 Republican
Holm O. Bursum 1921-1925 Democratic
Sam G. Bratton 1925-1933 Democratic
Carl A. Hatch 1933-1949 Democratic
Clinton P. Anderson 1949-1973 Democratic
Pete V. Domenici 1973-2009 Republican
Tom Udall 2009-Present Democratic

See also

References