One Senate seat is up for election in Rhode Island, held by a Democratic incumbent. Voters will also choose representatives for two house seats, both held by Democrats. And they will select a governor, an office currently held by a Democrat. See Rhode Island’s primary results.
Gov. Gina Raimondo (D) escaped a primary challenge from former secretary of state Matt Brown, and now faces former Cranston mayor Allan Fung (R) in the general election. Raimondo defeated Fung in the 2014 gubernatorial race.
Going into this election, Rhode Island had 2 Democratic representatives . Here’s how each district leans politically, based on how it voted in the 2016 presidential election, with 2018 results as they come in.
As heads of their state’s election offices, these officials -- who tend to be relatively unknown compared to other statewide officials -- are in charge of making sure their state’s election runs smoothly.