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Topic: Election 2014


Post-Election Roundup: Nov. 11, 2014

November 11, 2014 1 comment

Winners, losers and pundits have already started discussing Rhode Island’s potential over the next term.


Voters weigh in on ballot measures

November 4, 2014 Comments are Disabled

Today Rhode Island voters will head to the voting booths, where they will decide seven ballot measures.

This year, fewer voters and a shorter ballot are expected to mitigate the long lines that plagued 2012 elections. These long lines cause delays and  dissuade some people from voting, said Steven Brown, executive director of the Rhode Island American Civil Liberties Union.


Voting expected to run smoothly in midterm election

November 4, 2014 Comments are Disabled

Before most Rhode Islanders reach for their morning coffee today, poll workers across the state will have begun feeding ballots into voting machines.

In a campaign speech for Democrat Gina Raimondo, President Obama called for companies to offer equal pay and maternity leave for women.


Obama drums up support for Raimondo

November 3, 2014 Comments are Disabled

President Obama emphasized the need for an economy that encourages more women to be active in the workforce during a speech Friday at Rhode Island College.


Clinton campaigns with Raimondo in R.I.

October 27, 2014 Comments are Disabled

Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton visited the Ocean State Friday to advocate for Gina Raimondo, Democratic candidate for governor.


Poll shows large Democratic lead for governor, mayor

October 27, 2014 1 comment

Democratic nominees for governor and mayor now hold double-digit leads over their opponents ahead of the Nov. 4 general election.


Mayoral race heats up with new endorsements, donations

October 23, 2014 Comments are Disabled

Providence’s mayoral candidates are seeking to build momentum by leveraging endorsements from politicians and unions considered valuable in a tight race.

Independent mayoral candidate Vincent “Buddy” Cianci mingles with Brown students at a campaign event on College Hill earlier this month. Cianci, who previously served 22 years as mayor, is running for a seventh time.


Cianci touts past as he aims for comeback

October 23, 2014 2 comments

Former mayor and independent mayoral candidate Vincent “Buddy” Cianci touted his 22 years of experience as mayor.

Both Democratic candidate Gina Raimondo and Republican candidate Allan Fung emphasized their support for women’s reproductive rights.


Gubernatorial candidates debate 38 Studios loan repayment

October 22, 2014 Comments are Disabled

Repayment of the 38 Studios loan and reproductive rights dominated discussion Tuesday night at the gubernatorial debate.

Comments on Buddy Cianci’s criminal history punctuated Wednesday’s mayoral debate, showing the intensifying race as Nov. 4 draws near.


Elorza, Harrop target Cianci’s record

October 16, 2014 3 comments

“The next mayor of Providence faces daunting challenges,” said James Morone as he introduced the three mayoral candidates.