David is one of only six openly LGBTQ members of the U.S. House of Representatives
Congressman David Cicilline is currently serving his third term representing Rhode Island’s First Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Prior to his election to Congress, Cicilline served two terms as Mayor of Providence and four terms in the Rhode Island House of Representatives. Cicilline is a member of the House Democratic Leadership as Co-Chair of the Democratic Policy and Communications Committee (DPCC). He is also a leader in Congress on issues of core American values, serving as Co-Chair of the Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus and Vice Chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus.
Importance of Candidacy:
- Will maintain LGBTQ presence in the House of Representatives
- Is one of only 7 openly LGBTQ members of Congress