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United States House of Representatives elections in Rhode Island, 2006

The 2006 United States House of Representatives elections in Rhode Island were held on November 4, 2006 to determine who will represent the state of Rhode Island in the United States House of Representatives. Rhode Island has two seats in the House, apportioned according to the 2000 United States Census. Representatives are elected for two-year terms.

Contents

  • Overview 1
  • District 1 2
  • District 2 3
  • References 4

Overview

United States House of Representatives elections in Rhode Island, 2006[1]
Party Votes Percentage Seats +/–
Democratic 264,949 71.00% 2
Independents 66,363 17.78% 0
Republican 41,836 11.21% 0
Totals 373,148 100.00% 2

District 1

Incumbent Democrat Patrick J. Kennedy defeated Republican Jon Scott, a member of the Ocean State Policy Research Institute. This district covers the northern part of the state.

Rhode Islands's 1st congressional district election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Patrick J. Kennedy (inc.) 124,634 69.20%
Republican Jonathon P. Scott 41,836 23.23%
Independent Kenneth A. Capalbo 13,634 7.57%
Totals 180,104 100.00%
Democratic hold

District 2

Incumbent Democrat Jim Langevin defeated independent Rod Driver. The district covers the southern part of the state.

Rhode Islands's 1st congressional district election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic James Langevin (inc.) 140,315 72.69%
Independent Rod Driver 52,729 27.31%
Totals 193,044 100.00%
Democratic hold

References

  1. ^ http://clerk.house.gov/member_info/electionInfo/2006/2006Stat.htm#39
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