Democrat Gina Raimondo and Republican Allan Fung clashed over everything from 38 Studios to pension funding.
Michelle Obama headlined a rally for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Gina Raimondo as polls show her locked in a tight race with Republican Allan Fung.
In less than one week, incumbent Senator Jack Reed will face off against Republican challenger Mark Zaccaria for one of Rhode Island’s seats in the U.S. Senate.
The R.I. Democratic State Committee had $304,623 on hand as of Monday after collecting $10,000 donations from a number of wealthy donors.
Rhode Island voters have requested more than 2,000 more absentee ballots this year, but the increase is almost entirely due to a big jump in Providence.
The two leading candidates for governor each spent nearly $800,000 campaigning over the last three weeks, while Bob Healey spent nothing.
In one week’s time, incumbent Congressman Jim Langevin will square off against Republican challenger Rhue Reis for the U.S. House seat representing Rhode Island’s 2nd congressional district.
Gina Raimondo and Allan Fung clashed over familiar topics and themes over the course of the hour, as Bob Healey often stole the show with jokes.
Tickets to President Obama’s speech in Rhode Island are available to the public.
An Ohio nonprofit has spent $435,000 so far to defeat gubernatorial hopeful Gina Raimondo, but has failed to reveal its donors, unlike other outside groups.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie toured Federal Hill in Providence and Mayor Fung’s home turf of Cranston on Tuesday.
A new Brown survey found Gina Raimondo at 38%, Allan Fung at 37%, and Bob Healey at 12% with just one week left before voters cast their ballots.
State elections officials are giving supporters and opponents of more table games at Newport Grand to correct their campaign finance reports.
Republican Charlie Baker and Democrat Martha Coakley have one more opportunity to debate face-to-face before a television audience.
The paper said it sold an average of 93,437 print editions on Sundays, a decrease of 10%, as Massachusetts papers also reported lower numbers.
In next week’s general election, incumbent Congressman David Cicilline will take on Republican challenger Cormick Lynch for the House seat representing Rhode Island’s First Congressional District.