If you are a registered Republican, you are encouraged to take immediate action to DISAFFILIATE and CROSS-OVER to vote in the Democrat primary, to ensure that yet another woke progressive IS NOT SENT TO DC to represent our state.
Click here on how to check your official voter status and to disaffiliate.
When it comes to which candidates might be worth of your cross-over vote, below are the Gaspee Project's initial candidate rankings, based on early and spotty information on each announced candidate. Check back often as our rankings and recommendations may change as we learn more about the candidates and their policy positions.
As of July 1, the Gaspee Project recommends ALLEN WATERS as the most worthy candidate of your cross-over vote.
Gaspee's RI CD-1 candidate rankings as of September 3, 2023:
Black Conservative: Only Dem candidate to sign the "No Tax Pledge"; pro life, pro 2A, pro school choice and parental rights supporter; no elected experience
SPENCER DICKINSON (C+), a builder and army veteran with a long history in practical renewable energy construction and legislative experience
Moderate: a Kennedy-type Democrat, centrist on social issues, believes in funding pension systems without any details on how to fund them (taxing/borrowing)
Liberal: Election Suppression believer, believes in STEM education, woman of faith, pro choice
WALTER BERBRICK (C), former Naval War College professor
Moderate: Pro military, Navy Veteran, pro choice and climate change extremist
Woke Liberal: climate change and gun control radical; pro choice,
Moderate: pro 2A, flip-flopped on the life question, anti school choice, strong union supporter
JOHN GONCALVES (D-), Providence city councilor
Woke Progressive: Climate change extremist, social justice radical, favors taxpayer funding of abortions
Overt supporter of Joe Biden & David Cicilline, believer in right-wing hate; anti 2A, pro choice and climate change radical
Extreme Woke Progressive; pro choice radical
Extreme Woke Progressive, underhanded tactics, anti 2A, pro choice at anytime, refused to debate in 2022 elections
Extreme Woke Progressive: pro choice radical, anti 2A, anti school choice, political hypocrite
Extreme Liberal: anti 2A supports Cicilline gun control measures, climate change alarmist, racial and social justice radical
Liberal: pro choice, moderate fiscal positions
Woke Liberal: Climate change extremist, anti 2A supports Cicilline gun control measures, anti Electoral College, pro choice radical ... but at least talks about economic growth and protecting rights
Liberal: supports big government health care and climate change policies
(DID NOT QUALIFY FOR BALLOT) MICKEDA BARNES (??), RIPTA bus driver
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