FACTOID # 1: The total number of state executions in 2005 was 60: 19 in Texas and 41 elsewhere. The racial split was 19 Black and 41 White.
 
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The Northeast > Rhode Island > Government

2004 Election > Total votes as percentage 57.4% [39th of 51]
2004 Election > Voting age population 732,000 [43rd of 51]
Electoral Votes 4 [40th of 51]
Gun Laws > Permits
Rhode Island does not require a permit to purchase firearms. A permit is required to carry a concealed handgun. A person under 18 years of age must have a permit to participate in legal firearm activities.
Gun Laws > Prohibited firearms
No person shall manufacture, sell, purchase, or possess a machine gun, or possess or control a sawed-off shotgun or sawed-off rifle unless the person is within one of the limited exceptions.
Seats in the House of Representatives 2 seats [41st of 50]
US gubernatorial elections, 1998 > Summary of results > Status Re-elected, 51.0%
US gubernatorial elections, 2002 > Election results > Incumbent Lincoln C. Almond
US gubernatorial elections, 2002 > Election results > Opposing Candidates
Donald Carcieri (Republican) 54.8%
Myrth York (Democratic) 45.2%
US gubernatorial elections, 2002 > Election results > Party
Republican
US gubernatorial elections, 2002 > Election results > Status
Term-Limited, Republican victory
US gubernatorial elections, 2006 > Elections > Incumbent Donald Carcieri
US gubernatorial elections, 2006 > Elections > Party Republican
US gubernatorial elections, 2006 > Elections > Status Re-elected
US Senate elections, 1982 > Election summary > Incumbent John Chafee
US Senate elections, 1982 > Election summary > Opposing Candidates
Julius C. Michaelson (Democratic) 48.8%
US Senate elections, 1982 > Election summary > Party
Republican
US Senate elections, 1982 > Election summary > Status R51.2% [25th of 28]
War Governors' Conference > Results of the meeting > Approval of Declaration Yes
War Governors' Conference > Results of the meeting > Governor William Sprague

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