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Rhode Island's 2nd congressional district

Rhode Island's 2nd congressional district is a congressional district in southern and western Rhode Island. The district is currently represented by Democrat James Langevin, who has represented the district since January 2001.

Rhode Island's 2nd congressional district
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Rhode Island's 2nd congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
Representative
  James Langevin
DWarwick
Population (2000)524,162
Median income$69,702[1]
Ethnicity
Cook PVID+6[2]

Contents

Cities and towns currently in the districtEdit

The district includes:

Recent presidential electionsEdit

Election results from presidential races
Year Office Results
2000 President Al Gore 63 - George W. Bush 31%
2004 President John Kerry 57 - George W. Bush 41%
2008 President Barack Obama 61 - John McCain 37%
2012 President Barack Obama 60 - Mitt Romney 38%
2016 President Hillary Clinton 51 - Donald Trump 44%

List of members representing the districtEdit

Member Party Years Electoral history
District organized from Rhode Island's At-large congressional district in 1843
 
Elisha R. Potter
Law and Order March 4, 1843 –
March 3, 1845
[Data unknown/missing.]
Lost re-election.
 
Lemuel H. Arnold
Whig March 4, 1845 –
March 3, 1847
[Data unknown/missing.]
Retired.
Benjamin Babock Thurston Democratic March 4, 1847 –
March 3, 1849
[Data unknown/missing.]
Lost re-election.
 
Nathan F. Dixon
Whig March 4, 1849 –
March 3, 1851
[Data unknown/missing.]
Benjamin Babock Thurston Democratic March 4, 1851 –
March 3, 1855
[Data unknown/missing.]
Know Nothing March 4, 1855 –
March 3, 1857
[Data unknown/missing.]
Retired.
 
William Daniel Brayton
Republican March 4, 1857 –
March 3, 1861
[Data unknown/missing.]
Lost re-election.
 
George H. Browne
Democratic/
Constitutional Union
March 4, 1861 –
March 3, 1863
[Data unknown/missing.]
Lost re-election.
 
Nathan F. Dixon
Republican March 4, 1863 –
March 3, 1871
[Data unknown/missing.]
Lost re-election.
 
James M. Pendleton
Republican March 4, 1871 –
March 3, 1875
[Data unknown/missing.]
Lost re-election.
 
Latimer Whipple Ballou
Republican March 4, 1875 –
March 3, 1881
[Data unknown/missing.]
Retired.
 
Jonathan Chace
Republican March 4, 1881 –
January 26, 1885
[Data unknown/missing.]
Resigned to become U.S. Senator
Vacant January 26, 1885 –
February 12, 1885
 
Nathan F. Dixon, III
Republican February 12, 1885 –
March 3, 1885
[Data unknown/missing.]
William Almy Pirce Republican March 4, 1885 –
January 25, 1887
Seat declared vacant due to election irregularities
Vacant January 25, 1887 –
February 21, 1887
 
Charles H. Page
Democratic February 21, 1887 –
March 3, 1887
[Data unknown/missing.]
 
Warren O. Arnold
Republican March 4, 1887 –
March 3, 1891
[Data unknown/missing.]
 
Charles H. Page
Democratic March 4, 1891 –
March 3, 1893
[Data unknown/missing.]
Vacant March 4, 1893 –
April 5, 1893
Seat declared vacant due to failure of candidates to attain majority vote
 
Charles H. Page
Democratic April 5, 1893 –
March 3, 1895
Elected to finish vacant term
 
Warren O. Arnold
Republican March 4, 1895 –
March 3, 1897
[Data unknown/missing.]
Retired.
 
Adin B. Capron
Republican March 4, 1897 –
March 3, 1911
[Data unknown/missing.]
Retired.
 
George H. Utter
Republican March 4, 1911 –
November 3, 1912
[Data unknown/missing.]
Died.
Vacant November 3, 1912 –
March 3, 1913
 
Peter G. Gerry
Democratic March 4, 1913 –
March 3, 1915
[Data unknown/missing.]
Lost re-election.
 
Walter Russell Stiness
Republican March 4, 1915 –
March 3, 1923
[Data unknown/missing.]
Retired.
 
Richard S. Aldrich
Republican March 4, 1923, –
March 3, 1933
[Data unknown/missing.]
Retired.
John Matthew O'Connell Democratic March 4, 1933 –
January 3, 1939
[Data unknown/missing.]
Retired.
 
Harry Sandager
Republican January 3, 1939 –
January 3, 1941
[Data unknown/missing.]
Lost re-election.
 
John E. Fogarty
Democratic January 3, 1941 –
January 10, 1967
[Data unknown/missing.]
Died.
Vacant January 10, 1967 –
March 28, 1967
 
Robert Tiernan
Democratic March 28, 1967 –
January 3, 1975
[Data unknown/missing.]
Lost re-election.
 
Edward Beard
Democratic January 3, 1975 –
January 3, 1981
[Data unknown/missing.]
Lost re-election.
 
Claudine Schneider
Republican January 3, 1981 –
January 3, 1991
[Data unknown/missing.]
Retired to run for U.S. Senator.
 
Jack Reed
Democratic January 3, 1991 –
January 3, 1997
[Data unknown/missing.]
Retired to run for U.S. Senator.
 
Robert Weygand
Democratic January 3, 1997 –
January 3, 2001
[Data unknown/missing.]
Retired to run for U.S. Senator.
 
James Langevin
Democratic January 3, 2001 –
Present
elected in 2000.

Historical district boundariesEdit

 
2003 - 2013

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ https://www.census.gov/mycd/?st=44&cd=01
  2. ^ "Partisan Voting Index – Districts of the 115th Congress" (PDF). The Cook Political Report. April 7, 2017. Retrieved April 7, 2017.

Coordinates: 41°34′11″N 71°36′56″W / 41.56972°N 71.61556°W / 41.56972; -71.61556