Rhode Island

Rhode Island is a U.S. state with two senators in the United States Senate and two representatives in the United States House of Representatives.

Scroll down for a map of the districts.


Each state elects two senators for staggered 6-year terms. Senators represent the entire state.

Senior Senator
John “Jack” Reed
Took Office: Jan 7, 1997
Next Election: 2020
Junior Senator
Sheldon Whitehouse
Took Office: Jan 4, 2007
Next Election: 2018


The United States is divided into 435 congressional districts — 2 in Rhode Island — each with a population of about 710,000 individuals. Each district elects a representative to the House for a two-year term. Representatives are also called congressmen/congresswomen.

1st District
David Cicilline
Took Office: Jan 5, 2011
Newport County, Bristol County, East ...
2nd District
James “Jim” Langevin
Took Office: Jan 3, 2001
Washington County, Kent County, Warwick, ...