Topic: Elections 2014


Brown Democrats: Raimondo for governor, Elorza for mayor

October 30, 2014 3 comments

This election is a crucial one: We have the chance to elect the state’s first female governor and to usher in a new age for the city we love.


Ballot question aims to raise public transit funds

October 30, 2014 Comments are Disabled

If passed, Rhode Island’s Question 6 would authorize the state government to issue $35 million in bonds to improve public transportation infrastructure.


Poll shows Raimondo, Fung tied for governor’s seat

October 29, 2014 Comments are Disabled

A week before the Nov. 4 general election, gubernatorial candidates Democrat Gina Raimondo and Republican Allan Fung are in a statistical tie for the lead.

After learning about the death of a childhood friend, Jorge Elorza decided to move back to Providence and enter local politics, he said. “That night, I realized I wasn’t doing anything to support my own community.”


Jorge Elorza eyes City Hall

October 28, 2014 Comments are Disabled

Rookie Democratic mayoral candidate Jorge Elorza countered chief rival Vincent “Buddy” Cianci’s prominent with a show of his own last Thursday.