Political party strength in Rhode Island

Political party strength in Rhode Island

The following table indicates the party of elected officials in the U.S. state of Rhode Island:
*Lieutenant Governor
*Secretary of State
*Attorney General
*State Treasurer

The table also indicates the historical party composition in the:
*State Senate
*State House of Representatives
*State delegation to the U.S. Senate
*State delegation to the U.S. House of Representatives

For years in which a presidential election was held, the table indicates which party's candidate received the state's electoral votes.

The parties are as follows: Democratic (D), Independent (I), and Republican (R).

For a particular year, the noted partisan composition is that which either took office during that year or which maintained the office througout the entire year. Only changes made outside of regularly scheduled elections are noted as affecting the partisan composition during a particular year. Shading is determined by the final result of any mid-cycle changes in partisan affiliation.

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