Rhode Island's 2nd Congressional District elections, 2014

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2012

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Rhode Island's 2nd Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
September 9, 2014

Incumbent prior to election:
James R. Langevin 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 2nd 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 James R. Langevin (D), who was first elected in 2000.

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.[4]

Candidates

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District history

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.[8]

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, Langevin won re-election to the United States House of Representatives. He defeated Mark S. Zaccaria and John O. Matson in the general election.[9]

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

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