Tag Archives: Rhode Island Republican Party

The State of RI’s Political Parties, as Divined Through Candidate Declarations

The General Assembly has a lot of uncontested seats, and more than a few missed chances for both parties.

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RI GOP Fails to Oust Healey As Moderate Party Nominee

This post is heavily indebted to the live-tweeting of Andrew Augustus (WPRO), Katherine Gregg (The Providence Journal), and Catherine Welch (RIPR). The Rhode Island Republican Party has failed in its attempt to remove former Cool Moose Party leader Robert Healey from the November ballot. The Moderate Party (now sans founder Ken Block) nominated Healey for […]

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Rhode Island: The Least Polarized State Legislature

There’s a big caveat here: this data is only up to 2013. As such, it doesn’t take into account the sudden shift in the House leadership in 2014¬†which is assumed to have taken us to the right. We’ll have to wait to see whether Speaker Nicholas Mattiello’s ascension and the subsequent 2014 budget made a […]