R.I. primary election results in; Cicilline, Taveras take Dem. nominations

DAVID N. CICILLINE WON THE DEMOCRATIC NOMINATION for Rhode Island's first congressional district on Tuesday. Cicilline will run for the seat in November against Republican opponent John J. Loughlin II and independents Kenneth Capalbo and Gregory Raposa.  /
DAVID N. CICILLINE WON THE DEMOCRATIC NOMINATION for Rhode Island's first congressional district on Tuesday. Cicilline will run for the seat in November against Republican opponent John J. Loughlin II and independents Kenneth Capalbo and Gregory Raposa. /
PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island’s primary election results tentatively confirm the victory of David N. Cicilline as the Democratic nominee to the first congressional district with 37.2 percent of the vote, beating out Anthony P. Gemma (23.1 percent), David A. Segal (20.1 percent) and William J. Lynch (19.6 percent). The results will be confirmed by the…
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  1. Now that the GOP primary is settled, voters can finally start comparing the plans from the various candidates. Lincoln Chafee’s plan is clear: he wants to tax working families with an incredibly regressive sales tax proposal to increase taxes on groceries, medicine, clothing, energy, gas, and basically everything that consumes a huge part of the consumption budget for working class families (see: http://www.ChafeesTaxPlan.com), but a very SMALL portion of the budget of a millionaire aristocrat like Linc Chafee.