Lincoln Chafee

  • Lincoln Chafee, who is running against Hillary Clinton, is a former Republican-turned independent-turned Democrat.
  • Lincoln Chafee comes from a prominent political family. He was appointed to the U.S. Senate in 1999 following the death of his father Sen. John Chafee.
  • Lincoln Chafee was the only Republican in the U.S. Senate to vote against the 2002 resolution that authorized the U.S.-led war against Iraq.