Angel Taveras

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Angel Taveras
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Former candidate for
Governor of Rhode Island
PartyDemocratic
Education
Bachelor'sHarvard
J.D.Georgetown University Law Center
Personal
ProfessionAttorney
Websites
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Angel Taveras is the 37th Mayor of Providence and was a Democratic candidate for Governor of Rhode Island in the 2014 elections.[1]

Biography

An attorney by trade, Taveras was appointed to serve as an Associate Judge on the Providence Housing Court in 2007. In 2010, he stepped down from this position to run for Mayor of Providence. Taveras won a four-way Democratic Primary and went on to win the November general election with 82 percent of the vote. He was sworn in as mayor on January 3, 2011.[2]

Education

  • Bachelor's degree, Harvard
  • J.D., Georgetown University Law Center

Elections

2014

See also: Rhode Island gubernatorial election, 2014

Taveras ran for election as Governor of Rhode Island. He did not win the Democratic nomination in the primary.[3] The general election takes place November 4, 2014.

Primary results

Governor of Rhode Island, Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngGina Raimondo 42.2% 51,770
Angel Taveras 29.2% 35,803
Clay Pell 26.9% 32,986
Todd Giroux 1.8% 2,198
Total Votes 122,757
Election Results Via:Rhode Island Primary Unofficial Results.


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