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Rhode Island: 2014 elections

This year Rhode Island votes both national and local office.
This year Rhode Island votes both national and local office.
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On Nov. 04, Rhode Island voters go to the voting booth to decide who will represent them at both the local and national level. This year voters have the responsibility for deciding who will represent them as part of the Rhode Island Congressional delegation.

This election cycle three out of the four, in Rhode Island’s Congressional delegation are running once more for their seats. Both Representative David Cicillini (D-Dist. 1) and Representative James Langevin (D-Dist. 2) will face Republican challengers. Senator Jack Reed (D-RI) will also be facing a Republican challenger.

Rhode Islanders will also vote for state offices. All of the General Assembly is up for re-election and all of the state offices are up for grabs. Currently, there are four Democrats running for governor: Mayor Angel Taveras, Rhode Island Treasurer Gina Raimondo, Clay Pell and Todd Giroux. Republican candidates for governor include: Ken Block and Mayor Allan Fung.

As part of this year's election cycle, the Rhode Island Primary takes place on Sep. 09. Rhode Islanders have until Aug. 10, 2014 to register to vote in the primary. Registering for the primary can be done by simply downloading the voter registration form and submitting it by mail or by registering in person at one of the local Board of Canvassers.

More information about this year’s elections can be found at the Rhode Island Board of Elections.

Important Websites

· Rhode Island Board of Elections

· Representative David Cicilline

· Representative James Langevin

· Senator Jack Reed

· Gina Raimondo

· Angel Taveras

· Allan Fung

· Ken Block

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