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Conservative Ranking


Rhode Island is the 2nd least conservative state, voting 23.2% less Republican in the 2004 presidential elections than the national average.

Partisan Trend


Based on voting patterns since 1992, Rhode Island's partisan trend is STEADY.

GOP Trend Ranking


Rhode Island ranks 26th among the 50 states.
 
Presidential Race

Race for the White House


GOP Candidates
  • John McCain - U. S. Senator from Arizona  
  • Mike Huckabee - Former Governor of Arkansas
  • Ron Paul - U. S. Congressman from Texas (CD-14)
  • Mitt Romney - Former Governor of Massachusetts
  • Rudy Giuliani - Former Mayor of New York City
  • Fred Thompson - Former U. S. Senator from Tennessee
  • Duncan Hunter - U. S. Congressman from California (CD-52)

    DEM Candidates

  • Barack Obama - U. S. Senator from Illinois  
  • Hillary Clinton - U. S. Senator from New York
  • Mike Gravel - Former U. S. Senator from Alaska
  • John Edwards - Former U. S. Senator from North Carolina
  • Bill Richardson - Governor of New Mexico
  • Dennis Kucinich - U. S. Congressman from Ohio (CD-10)

    Party nominee -

  •  

    Senate Race
    Incumbent:  Democratic incumbent Jack Reed is running for a 3rd term in 2008.  He faced no primary opposition.

    GOP Candidates

  • Robert Tingle - Former Congressional Nominee  

    DEM Candidates

  • Jack Reed - Incumbent  

    Party nominee -

  •  
    Governor's Race
    No race in 2008
     
    Competitive House Races
    No competitive races in 2008
     
    Other House Races
    Projected winner listed first
  • District 1:  Patrick Kennedy (D)-inc vs. Jonathon Scott (R)
  • District 2:  James Langevin (D)-inc vs. Mark Zaccaria (R)
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    Additional Information

    Election Timeline


  • March 4, 2008 - Presidential primary
  • June 25, 2008 - Deadline to file for candidacy
  • September 9, 2008 - Primary elections
  • November 4, 2008 - Election day
  • Current Partisan Breakdown


     
    National Delegation
      Senators 2 DEM
      Representatives 2 DEM
    State Government
      Governor GOP
      Lt. Governor DEM
      State Senate - DEM control 5 GOP, 33 DEM
      State House - DEM control 13 GOP, 61 DEM, 1 IND

    Current Office Holders


  • Governor:  Don Carcieri (R) - 2nd term, up for re-election in 2010
  • Lt. Governor:  Elizabeth Roberts (D) - 1st term, term-limited in 2010
  • Senior Senator:  Jack Reed (D) - 2nd term, up for re-election in 2008
  • Junior Senator:  Sheldon Whitehouse (D) - 1st term, up for re-election in 2012
  • House District 1:  Patrick Kennedy (D) - 7th term
  • House District 2:  James Langevin (D) - 4th term

    Historical Partisan Snapshot


  •  
      Race 2000 Result 2002 Result 2004 Result 2006 Result

    President Solid Dem -- Solid Dem --

    Senate
    Class 1 Solid GOP -- -- Mod Dem
    Class 2 -- Solid DEM -- --

    Governor -- Strong GOP -- Weak GOP

    House 2 DEM 2 DEM 2 DEM 2 DEM
    CD-1 Solid DEM Solid DEM Solid DEM Solid DEM
    CD-2 Solid DEM Solid DEM Solid DEM Solid DEM

    BOLD - party turnover
    Race ratings:
  • "Weak" - less than 5%
  • "Mod" - 5% to less than 10%
  • "Strong" - 10% to 15%
  • "Solid" - greater than 15%
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    Rhode Island Race Tracking
    President
    John McCain
    vs
    Barack Obama
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    Senate
    Jack Reed - inc
    vs
    Robert Tingle
    Projected Winner
    Governor
    No race
    House
    No competitive races
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