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Office of Secretary of State - Elections Division
2010 Rhode Island Congressional and Statewide Races
Alternative Party Filing Deadline: 5/28/10, Primary Filing Deadline: 6/30/10, Independent Filing Deadline: 7/22/10, Primary: 9/14/10, General Election: 11/2/10,
Last Updated: November 29, 2010
Predictions, Notes, List of State Parties, State Media,
Governor, 51.0% in '06, Donald L. "Don" Carcieri (R) barred from 3rd term, next election in 2010, Polls
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Tossup, Chris Cillizza: One of the Most Likely Governor to Switch Party, Cook Political Report: Toss Up, Rasmussen Reports' Gubernatorial Scorecard: Lean Independent, Rothenberg Political Report: Pure Toss-Up, Larry Sabato's Crystal Ball: Leans Independent,
St. Gen. Treas. Frank T. Caprio (D) 23.0%, gov. aide John F. Robitaille (R) 33.6%, ex-U.S. Sen. Lincoln D. "Linc" Chafee (I) 36.1%,
Kenneth J. Block (Mod) 6.5%,
Joseph M. Lusi (I) 0.3%,
Todd Giroux (I) 0.3%,
Ronald Algieri (I) 0.2%,
Lt. Governor, 53.1% in '06, 1st term, next election in 2010, Polls
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic,
Elizabeth H. Roberts (D) 54.5%, No Republican
ex-town council president Heidi Rogers (R) withdrew,
attorney Robert J. Healey Jr. (Cool Moose) 39.2%,
real estate agent Robert P. Venturini (I) 6.3%,
Attorney General, 59.5% in '06, 2nd term, next election in 2010, Patrick C. Lynch (D) ran for Governor, Polls
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic,
St. Rep. Peter F. Kilmartin (D) 43.1%, attorney Erik B. Wallin (R) 29.0%, attorney Christopher H. Little (Mod) 14.4%,
attorney Keven A. McKenna (I) 9.6%,
Robert E. "Rob" Rainville (I) 4.0%,
Secretary of State, 53.6% in '06, 2nd term, next election in 2010, Polls
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic,
A. Ralph Mollis (D) 50.6%, speechwriter Catherine Terry Taylor (R) 49.4%,
General Treasurer, 73.3% in '06, 1st term, Frank T. Caprio (D) running for Governor, next election in 2010, Polls
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic,
investment firm founder Gina M. Raimondo (D) 62.1%, Kernan F. "Kerry" King (R) 37.9%,
Senator 53.5% in '06, 1st term, next election in 2012, Polls
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic,
Sheldon Whitehouse (D), state party chair Giovanni Cicione (R)?, ex-Gov. Don Carcieri (R)?, Mayor Scott Avedisian (R)?, Mayor Allen Fung (R)?, town administrator T. Joseph Almond (R)?,
Senator 73.4% in '08, 3rd term, next election in 2014, Polls
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic,
John F. "Jack" Reed (D),
1st Congressional District, 68.6% in '08, Patrick J. Kennedy (D) retiring after 8th term, Polls
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Likely Democratic, Cook Political Report: Lean Democratic, Rothenberg Political Report: Democrat Favored, Larry Sabato's Crystal Ball: Likely Democratic, The Hill's Race Ratings: Likely Democratic,
MayorDavid N. Cicilline (D) 50.6%, St. Rep. John J. Loughlin, II (R) 44.6%, Kenneth A. "Ken" Capalbo (I) 4.0%,
'06 candidate Gregory Raposa (I) 0.8%,
2nd Congressional District, 70.1% in '08, 5th term, Polls
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic, Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard: Safe Democratic, Cook Political Report: Solid Democratic,
James R. Langevin (D) 59.9%, '08 nominee / Ex-Town Councilman Mark S. Zaccaria (R) 31.8%, 1998 & '02 GOP nominee / carpenter John O. Matson (I) 8.4%,

1. Link to Predictions:
D.C.'s Political Report,
Washington Post's Chris Cillizza,
Campaign & Elections: Political Oddsmaker,
Congressional Quarterly's Scorecard,
Cook Political Report,
National Journal's Rankings,
Rothenberg Political Report,
Larry Sabato's Crystal Ball,

2. D.C.'s Political Report's stars indicate the rating of the race from 1 star to 5 stars depending on its entertainment value.
The color indicates D.C.'s Political Report's prediction of the winning party.
= Democrat retain control, = Democrats take over control,
= Republican retain control, = Republicans take over control,
= Independent / 3rd Party retains control, = Independent / 3rd Party take over control
Bold indicates incumbent. Yellow district indicates open races.
Light Blue boxes indicates Democrats maintained control. Light Red boxes indicates Republicans maintained control.
Blue boxes indicates Democrats took control. Red boxes indicates Republicans took control.

3. Key to Rhode Island Political Parties:
(Com) = Communist Party
(C) = Constitution Party
(Cool) = Cool Moose Party
(D) = Democratic Party
(G) = Green Party
(I) = independent candidates
(L) = Libertarian Party
(Mod) = Moderate Party
(Rfm) = Reform Party
(R) = Republican Party
(WW) = Workers World Party
(WI) = Write-in candidates

4. Rhode Island Media Links:
Barrington Times
Bristol Phoenix
College Hill Independent
Inside Politics
Ocean State Online
Pawtucket Times
Providence Journal-Bulletin
Providence Phoenix
RICandidates.com
Sakonnet Times
Warren Times-Gazette
Warwick Beacon
WJAR-TV 10
WLNE-TV 6
Woonsocket Call
WPRI-TV 12


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