Rhode Island's 1st Congressional District elections, 2014

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Rhode Island's 1st Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
September 9, 2014

November 4 Election Winner:
David N. Cicilline Democratic Party
Incumbent prior to election:
David N. Cicilline Democratic Party
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Race Ratings
Cook Political Report: Solid Democratic[1]

Sabato's Crystal Ball: Safe D[2]


Rhode Island U.S. House Elections
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2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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

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.[3]

Heading into the election the incumbent is David N. Cicilline (D), who was first elected in 2010.

Rhode Island's 1st Congressional District is located in the northern and eastern portions of the state and includes the greater portion of Providence.[4]

Candidates

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September 9, 2014, primary results

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District history

2012

On November 6, 2012, David N. Cicilline (R) won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Brendan Doherty, C. Michael Blake, Kenneth A. Capalbo, and David S. Vogel in the general election.

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, Cicilline won election to the United States House of Representatives. He defeated John J. Loughlin II, Kenneth A. Capalbo, and Gregory Raposa in the general election.[10]

U.S. House of Representatives, Rhode Island Congressional District 1 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

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