Lincoln Chafee

Political Party: 
Democrat
Lincoln Davenport Chafee, born March 26, 1953, was a Democratic candidate in the 2016 presidential election, but he withdrew before the primaries. He has served as the Mayor of Warwick, Rhode Island, as a U.S. Senator, and as the 74th Governor of Rhode Island. Previously a member of the Republican Party, he switched to the Democratic Party in May 2013.