Rhode Island had third-highest percentage of uncontested legislative races in 2018
In some states, one political party dominates even without a lift from gerrymandering. The most extreme examples are Massachusetts, Hawaii and Rhode Island, all of which have legislatures controlled by Democrats.
Protecting our Democracy During the COVID-19 Crisis
The COVID-19 outbreak has made Common Cause Rhode Island's work of protecting elections and holding government accountable more important than ever before. Common Cause Rhode Island is leading the fight to protect and modernize our elections in response to this novel virus, by expanding mail voting and making in-person voting as safe as possible.