Democrat Dan McKee and Republican Catherine Taylor sparred over how to improve Rhode Island’s second-highest office.
If incumbent Councilman Kevin Jackson survives the challenge, he’s expected to become the next council majority leader.
Buddy Cianci is accused of receiving an “illegal in-kind contribution” of more than $1,000 before launching his campaign.
Buddy Cianci, Jorge Elorza and Daniel Harrop argued over everything from mail ballots to car taxes during their debate.
When all is said and done, the 2014 Providence mayor’s race will be among the most expensive in city history.
Over the last four months, Buddy Cianci has faced staunch opposition at every turn in the race for Providence mayor.
A New Jersey-based multimillionaire who specializes in waterfront development has spent $50,000 to defeat Jorge Elorza.
The president, who rarely endorses for local elections, announced his support for fellow Democrat Jorge Elorza ahead of a visit to Rhode Island this week.
The head of the State Police confirmed investigators are looking into whether two Providence cops were collecting mail ballots at Crossroads.
The report makes 18 recommendations to the city, including a complete overhaul of the way Providence awards tax breaks to developers.
Jorge Elorza leads Buddy Cianci 48% to 38% in the latest poll from Brown University.
Cianci’s lawyers are trying to stop the group from running a negative commercial.
The candidates offered no concrete plans, but each pledged to address that car tax if they win on Nov. 4.
The race for Providence mayor could come down to the majority-minority South Side over the next two weeks.
Buddy Cianci, Democrat Jorge Elorza and Republican Daniel Harrop all say they want to reduce car taxes, but have not released plans for how to do so.
Republican Daniel Harrop says he’s staying in the mayor’s race, but that doesn’t mean he can’t help Jorge Elorza.