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Elected and Appointed Officials In Rhode Island

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List of Elected and Appointed Officials

Rhode Island Current Partisan Composition

State Representatives(75)
State Senators(38)
US Representatives(2)
US Senators(2)
Lt. Governor
Att. General
Sec. Of State
State Elected Officials
Dan McKee
Peter Kilmartin,
Hon. Nellie Gorbea
Rhode Island U.S. Senators
US Senators(2)
Party affiliation:Democrat
Senator Jack,Reed

Year of Birth: 1949

A Senator and a Representative from Rhode Island; born inProvidence, R.I., November 12, 1949; attended St. Matthew’s Elementary School,Cranston, R.I.; graduated, LaSalle Academy, Providence, R.I., 1967; B.S.,United States Military Academy, West Point 1971; M.P.P., Kennedy School ofGovernment, Harvard University 1973; J.D., Harvard Law School 1982; served inthe U.S. Army 1971-1979 and Army Reserve 1979-1991; associate professor,Department of Social Sciences, U.S. Military Academy 1977-1979; admitted to theWashington, D.C. bar 1983; lawyer; member, Rhode Island State senate 1985-1990;elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Second and to the two succeedingCongresses (January 3, 1991-January 2, 1997); was not a candidate forreelection to the House of Representatives in 1996, but was elected to theUnited States Senate in 1996; reelected in 2002, 2008, and again in 2014 forthe term ending January 3, 2021.

Phone: WASHINGTON, DC:(202) 224-4642

Party affiliation:Democrat
Senator Sheldon,Whitehouse

Year of Birth: 1955

A Senator from Rhode Island; born in Manhattan, N.Y., October 20,1955; graduated Yale University 1978; J.D., University of Virginia 1982;director, Rhode Island Department of Business Regulation 1992-1994; UnitedStates attorney 1994-1998; Rhode Island State attorney general 1999-2003;unsuccessful candidate for governor 2002; elected as a Democrat to the UnitedStates Senate in 2006 for the term commencing January 3, 2007; reelected in2012 for the term ending January 3, 2019.

Phone: WASHINGTON, D.C:(202) 224-2921

Rhode Island U.S. House Representatives
Congressional Districts : 1 , 2 ,
US House(2)
Congressional District : 1Democratic
Representative Representative Cicilline, David N.

Representative Cicilline, David N.
Year of Birth: 1961

A Representative from Rhode Island; born in Providence, ProvidenceCounty, R.I., July 15, 1961; graduated from Narragansett High School,Providence, R.I., 1979; B.A., Brown University, Providence, R.I., 1983; J.D.,Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., 1986; public defender,Washington, D.C., 1986-1987; lawyer, private practice; lawyer, public advocate;faculty, Roger Williams Law School, Bristol, R.I.; unsuccessful nominee to theRhode Island state senate in 1992; member of the Rhode Island state house ofrepresentatives, 1995-2003; delegate to the Democratic National Convention in2008; Mayor of Providence R.I., 2003-2011; elected as a Democrat to the One HundredTwelfth and to the two succeeding Congresses (January 3, 2011-present).


Congressional District : 2Democratic
Representative Representative Langevin, James R.

Representative Langevin, James R.
Year of Birth: 1964

A Representative from Rhode Island; born in Providence, ProvidenceCounty, R.I., April 22, 1964; B.A., Rhode Island College, Providence, R.I.,1990; M.A., Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass., 1994; member of the RhodeIsland state house of representatives, 1988-1994; Rhode Island secretary ofstate, 1994-2001; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Seventh and to theseven succeeding Congresses (January 3, 2001-present).


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