Topic: Elections 2014

Though Democrats lost six seats Nov. 4 in the R.I. House of Representatives,  they still hold a strong majority in both chambers of the General Assembly.

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Many Assembly leaders to retain positions

November 13, 2014 0 comments

While statewide elections Nov. 4 yielded new leaders in multiple top offices, party leadership seems to remain stagnant in the General Assembly.

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Poli sci professors analyze midterm election results

November 6, 2014 1 comment

About 60 students gathered in Salomon 003 a day after the elections to hear a recap and analysis of the midterm election results.

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Paxson aims to double underrepresented minorities on faculty

November 5, 2014 6 comments

President Paxson announced at a faculty meeting that she aims to double the percentage of underrepresented minority faculty members within the next decade.

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R.I. voters choose Democrats for major state office positions

November 5, 2014 0 comments

Democratic incumbent Attorney General Peter Kilmartin won his reelection bid by more than 13 percentage points against his Republican challenger.

Democrat Jorge Elorza won the mayoral election with 53.3 percent of the vote Tuesday, defeating former mayor and Independent Vincent “Buddy” Cianci, who drew criticism during his campaign for his history of corruption.

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Elorza defeats Cianci in mayoral race

November 5, 2014 0 comments

The votes are in, the polls are closed and the city will be under the leadership of mayor-elect Jorge Elorza beginning in January.

Students venture off College Hill, onto campaign trail

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Students venture off College Hill, onto campaign trail

November 5, 2014 0 comments

Get to the “turf,” whether through a walk to Wickenden, an Uber downtown or a trek to Bristol. Find the first target and walk up the drive. Knock.

Newport rejects measure to add casino table games

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Newport rejects measure to add casino table games

November 5, 2014 1 comment

Newport voters once again rejected the addition of table games to the Newport Grand casino by voting 57 percent to 43 percent to reject Question 1.

David Cicilline '83

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Democratic incumbents retain seats

November 5, 2014 0 comments

Incumbents in the three seats in Rhode Island’s congressional delegation that were up for election Tuesday all handily won reelection.

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Today’s election results to change political landscape

November 4, 2014 0 comments

Today is Election Day, marking the end to an election season full of memorable candidates, contentious debates and surprising endorsements.

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Trujillo ’12 makes first bid for political office in Kansas

November 3, 2014 0 comments

When Caitlin Trujillo ’12 disagreed with the way Kansas legislators were handling issues of concern to constituents, she took matters into her own hands.