Avedisian tops Corrente, re-elected mayor of Warwick

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WARWICK, R.I. (WPRI) – Republican Scott Avedisian has been re-elected as mayor of Warwick, Eyewitness News projects.

Avedisian defeated Democrat Richard Corrente.

Avedisian has been mayor of Rhode Island’s second-largest city since 2000, establishing himself as one of the state’s most prominent Republicans. He is widely credited with spurring economic development during his eight terms as mayor.

Avedisian will be sworn in in January.

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