Sept. 5

Live Primary Day coverage of Rhode Island’s 1st Congressional District race

BY: - September 5, 2023

Here is Rhode Island Current’s Primary Day live coverage round-up for the 1st Congressional District’s Sept. 5 special primary. The Democratic race is crowded — with 11 candidates — while only two GOP candidates face off in the Republican primary. The winners will advance to compete in the Nov. 7 special general election when voters […]


Independent voters need to make themselves heard in the Sept. 5 primary

BY: - August 24, 2023

As a citizen, it’s troubling to me that only a small minority of voters are likely to determine who will represent Rhode Island in Congress. This is the practical reality in our state, where the Democratic primary – this year on Tuesday, Sept. 5 – often determines the final outcome. I am registered as an […]