United States House of Representatives elections in Rhode Island, 2014

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2014 U.S. House Elections in Rhode Island

Primary Date
September 9, 2014

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2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 2014 U.S. House of Representatives elections in Rhode Island took place on November 4, 2014. Voters elected two candidates to serve in the U.S. House, one from each of the state's two congressional districts.
Candidate Filing Deadline Primary Election General Election
June 25, 2014
September 9, 2014
November 4, 2014

Primary: Rhode Island is one of 21 states with a mixed primary system. Unaffiliated voters may vote in a party's primary, but they will then be considered affiliated with that party. In order to disaffiliate, they must file a "Change of Party Designation" form.[1]

Voter registration: To vote in the primary, voters had to register by August 10, 2014. For the general election, the voter registration deadline was October 5, 2014 (30 days prior to the election).[2]

See also: Rhode Island elections, 2014


Partisan breakdown

Heading into the November 4 election, the Democratic Party held both of the two congressional seats from Rhode Island.

Members of the U.S. House from Rhode Island -- Partisan Breakdown
Party As of November 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 2 2
     Republican Party 0 0
Total 2 2

Incumbents

Heading into the 2014 election, the incumbents for the two congressional districts were:

Name Party District
David Cicilline Electiondot.png Democratic 1
James R. Langevin Electiondot.png Democratic 2

Margin of victory for winners

There were a total of 2 seats up for election in 2014 in Rhode Island. The following table shows the margin of victory for each district winner, which is calculated by examining the percentage difference between the two candidates who received the most votes. If the race was uncontested, the margin of victory is listed as 100 percent.

District Winner Margin of Victory Total Vote Top Opponent
Rhode Island District 1 Democratic Party David Cicilline 19.3% 146,353 Cormick Lynch
Rhode Island District 2 Democratic Party James R. Langevin 24.6% 169,904 Rhue Reis

Candidates

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1st Congressional District

General election candidates


September 9, 2014, primary results

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Republican Party Republican Primary

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2nd Congressional District

General election candidates

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