Lincoln Chafee

Gov. Lincoln Chafee is the first independent governor of Rhode Island.


Elizabeth Roberts

Lt. Gov. Elizabeth Roberts won reelection to her office.


Peter Kilmartin

Attorney General Peter Kilmartin is from Pawtucket, which he represented in the State House.


Gina Raimondo

Gina Raimondo is the state's General Treasurer.


Ralph Mollis

Rhode Island Secretary of State Ralph Mollis won reelection to his office.


Angel Taveras

Angel Taveras attended public school in Providence and graduated from Harvard University. He earned a law degree at Georgetown…


Jack Reed

Sen. Jack Reed, D-R.I., was elected to the Senate in 1996. His seat is next up for election in 2014.


Sheldon Whitehouse

Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., was first elected to the U.S. Senate in 2006, defeating then-Sen. Lincoln Chafee. His seat…


David Cicilline

David Cicilline, formerly mayor of Providence, represents Rhode Island's First Congressional District in the U.S. House…


Jim Langevin

Rep. Jim Langevin, represents Rhode Island's Second Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives.


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Newsmakers 1/16: Gov. Lincoln Chafee
This week: Governor Chafee talks about his proposed budget, his priorities - and Bill Belichick.

Newsmakers 1/3: Secretary of State candidate…
Newsmakers: Secretary of State candidate Nellie Gorbea, Quonset Ex. Dir. Steven King

Newsmakers 1/9: State Reps. Mattiello,…
This week: House Majority Leader Nicholas Mattiello and House Minority Leader Brian Newberry.

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Rhode Island (change)

Gov. Lincoln Chafee, the first independent in his position, has his work cut out for him: fix the state's finances and help 66,000 unemployed Rhode Islanders get back to work.
Offices & Officials

Governor: Lincoln Chafee
Lieutenant Governor: Elizabeth Roberts
Attorney General: Peter Kilmartin
State Treasurer: Gina Raimondo
Secretary of State: Ralph Mollis

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