Rhode Island's 2nd congressional district

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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]

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.

Cities and towns currently in the district[edit]

The district includes:

Recent presidential elections[edit]

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 district[edit]

Member Party Years Electoral history
District organized from Rhode Island's At-large congressional district in 1843
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Elisha R. Potter
Law and Order March 4, 1843 –
March 3, 1845
[Data unknown/missing.]
Lost re-election.
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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.
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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.
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William Daniel Brayton
Republican March 4, 1857 –
March 3, 1861
[Data unknown/missing.]
Lost re-election.
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George H. Browne
Democratic/
Constitutional Union
March 4, 1861 –
March 3, 1863
[Data unknown/missing.]
Lost re-election.
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Nathan F. Dixon
Republican March 4, 1863 –
March 3, 1871
[Data unknown/missing.]
Lost re-election.
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James M. Pendleton
Republican March 4, 1871 –
March 3, 1875
[Data unknown/missing.]
Lost re-election.
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Latimer Whipple Ballou
Republican March 4, 1875 –
March 3, 1881
[Data unknown/missing.]
Retired.
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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
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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
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Charles H. Page
Democratic February 21, 1887 –
March 3, 1887
[Data unknown/missing.]
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Warren O. Arnold
Republican March 4, 1887 –
March 3, 1891
[Data unknown/missing.]
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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
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Charles H. Page
Democratic April 5, 1893 –
March 3, 1895
Elected to finish vacant term
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Warren O. Arnold
Republican March 4, 1895 –
March 3, 1897
[Data unknown/missing.]
Retired.
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Adin B. Capron
Republican March 4, 1897 –
March 3, 1911
[Data unknown/missing.]
Retired.
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George H. Utter
Republican March 4, 1911 –
November 3, 1912
[Data unknown/missing.]
Died.
Vacant November 3, 1912 –
March 3, 1913
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Peter G. Gerry
Democratic March 4, 1913 –
March 3, 1915
[Data unknown/missing.]
Lost re-election.
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Walter Russell Stiness
Republican March 4, 1915 –
March 3, 1923
[Data unknown/missing.]
Retired.
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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.
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Harry Sandager
Republican January 3, 1939 –
January 3, 1941
[Data unknown/missing.]
Lost re-election.
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John E. Fogarty
Democratic January 3, 1941 –
January 10, 1967
[Data unknown/missing.]
Died.
Vacant January 10, 1967 –
March 28, 1967
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Robert Tiernan
Democratic March 28, 1967 –
January 3, 1975
[Data unknown/missing.]
Lost re-election.
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Edward Beard
Democratic January 3, 1975 –
January 3, 1981
[Data unknown/missing.]
Lost re-election.
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Claudine Schneider
Republican January 3, 1981 –
January 3, 1991
[Data unknown/missing.]
Retired to run for U.S. Senator.
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Jack Reed
Democratic January 3, 1991 –
January 3, 1997
[Data unknown/missing.]
Retired to run for U.S. Senator.
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Robert Weygand
Democratic January 3, 1997 –
January 3, 2001
[Data unknown/missing.]
Retired to run for U.S. Senator.
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James Langevin
Democratic January 3, 2001 –
Present
elected in 2000.

Historical district boundaries[edit]

2003 - 2013

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  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