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Rhode Island

The state of Rhode Island has two senators in the United States Senate and two representatives in the United States House of Representatives.

Senators

Each state in the United States elects two senators, regardless of the state’s population. Senators serve six-year terms with staggered elections. Americans in the United States’s six territories do not have senators.

Rhode Island’s senators are:

John “Jack” Reed
Senior Senator

John “Jack” Reed

Democrat
Since Jan 7, 1997
Next Election in 2020
Sheldon Whitehouse
Junior Senator

Sheldon Whitehouse

Democrat
Since Jan 4, 2007
Current Term Ends Jan 3, 2019

Representatives

The United States is divided into 435 congressional districts, each with a population of about 710,000 individuals. Each district elects a representative to the House of Representatives for a two-year term. Representatives are also called congressmen/congresswomen. Americans in the United States’s six territories are represented in the House of Representatives by an additional six non-voting delegates.

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Rhode Island’s two representatives are:

David Cicilline
1st District

David Cicilline

Democrat
Since Jan 5, 2011
(Current term ends Jan 3, 2019)
James “Jim” Langevin
2nd District

James “Jim” Langevin

Democrat
Since Jan 3, 2001
(Current term ends Jan 3, 2019)

Map of Congressional Districts