Gina Raimondo had a not-so-secret weapon this fall as she waged her successful campaign for governor: the vastly superior financial resources of the Democratic Party.
Gov.-elect Gina Raimondo spent the most by far, shelling out nearly $6.2 million from the start of 2013 through Monday to win the primary and then the general election.
Bristol County District Attorney Sam Sutter is officially running for Fall River mayor.
Washington Trust’s Edward “Ned” Handy, teacher’s union leader Robert Walsh and the Chamber of Commerce’s Laurie White will aid the new treasurer.
Jorge Elorza named three prominent community leaders from different neighborhoods to oversee his City Hall transition.
Ted’s weekly roundup tackles why Raimondo and Elorza won, what they’ll do next, how Bob Healey cracked 20% and much more.
Nine hours after Jorge Elorza was declared the Democratic nominee for Providence mayor, he sat with four of his closest aides in his Broad Street headquarters to begin plotting their campaign against Buddy Cianci, the well-funded, celebrity former mayor with universal name recognition and a checkered past.
This week marked the first time since the year JFK was elected that Rhode Island Democrats managed to win all nine major offices on the ballot.
A day after losing to Democrat Jorge Elorza, Buddy Cianci was back on his radio show talking politics.
The longest-serving member of the Providence City Council breathed a sigh of relief Wednesday as he apparently fended off an extraordinary write-in challenge to save his seat.
Raimondo won with the second-lowest vote total in a gubernatorial race since 1930, and only because of her landslide victory in Providence.
The Moderate Party nominee may have set a new record when it comes to how little money a candidate has to spend to win piles of votes.
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McConnell says he spoke with President Barack Obama on Wednesday and says he looks forward to finding areas where Republicans and Democrats can agree.
The first woman who will be governor of Rhode Island, Gina Raimondo, is taking a victory tour after her win.
Democrat Martha Coakley phoned Republican Charlie Baker on Wednesday to concede victory in a bruising electoral fight for the Massachusetts governor’s office.