Rep. David N. Cicilline wins Rhode Island's 1st Congressional District seat

Rep. David N. Cicilline, a Democrat, has won another term representing Rhode Island's 1st Congressional District, beating Patrick Donovan, a Republican.

With all precincts reporting, Cicilline has 66.9 percent of the vote, followed by Donovan with 33.1 percent.

Cicilline has represented the district in the House since 2011.

Democrats have gained a majority in the House, with 235 seats in the next Congress. Both of Rhode Island's House seats have been decided; Democrats have held two seats.

The number of votes cast for Democrats in House races has increased 55.0 percent from the 2014 midterms, compared with an increase of 25.6 percent for Republicans.

The district went for Democrat Hillary Clinton in 2016 by a margin of 25 points. Clinton won Rhode Island by 15.5 points.

Data is from the Associated Press. This story may be updated if more information becomes available. It is powered by Heliograf, The Post's artificial intelligence system.

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