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Brian Newberry

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Brian Newberry
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Rhode Island House of Representatives District 48
Incumbent
In office
2009 - Present
Term ends
January 6, 2015
Years in position 5
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$14,185.95/year
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2008
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Pennsylvania
J.D.Temple University School of Law
Personal
ProfessionAttorney
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Brian C. Newberry (b. December 10, 1971) is a Republican member of the Rhode Island House of Representatives, representing District 48. He was first elected to the chamber in 2008. He is currently serving as Minority Leader.

Newberry was a candidate for the Rhode Island State Senate in 2004 but was not elected. He then ran for election to the Rhode Island House of Representatives in 2006, but he was again denied.

Biography

Newberry earned his bachelor's degree in American History/Urban Studies from the University of Pennsylvania in 1993 and his J.D. from Temple University School of Law in 1996. His professional experience includes working as an intern for the Philadelphia United States Attorney's Office and for a federal judge. He currently works as an attorney.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Newberry served on the following committees:

Rhode Island Committee Assignments, 2013
Health, Education and Welfare
Municipal Government

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Newberry served on these committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Newberry served on these committees:

Elections

2012

See also: Rhode Island House of Representatives elections, 2012

Newberry won re-election in the 2012 election for Rhode Island House of Representatives District 48. Newberry was unopposed in the September 11 Republican primary and defeated Michael E. Connolly (D) and Linda Thibault (I) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[1]

Rhode Island House of Representatives, District 48, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBrian Newberry Incumbent 51.7% 3,577
     Democratic Michael E. Connolly 28.2% 1,954
     Independent Linda Thibault 19.9% 1,380
     Other Write-in 0.1% 10
Total Votes 6,921

2010

See also: Rhode Island House of Representatives elections, 2010

Newberry won re-election to the 48th District seat in 2010. He was unopposed in the September 14 Republican primary and defeated Democrat David Lovett in the general election on November 2, 2010.[2][3]

Rhode Island House District 48
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Brian Newberry (R) 2435
David Lovett (D) 2239

2008

See also: Rhode Island House of Representatives elections, 2008

In 2008, Newberry was elected to the Rhode Island House of Representatives District 48. Newberry (R) finished with 2,775 votes and was followed by Raymond Church (D) with 2,582 votes and Gary Ezovski (I) with 1,763 votes.[4] Newberry raised $4,940 for his campaign fund.[5]

Rhode Island House of Representatives District 48
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Brian Newberry (R) 2,775
Raymond Church (D) 2,582
Gary Ezovski (I) 1,763

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Brian Newberry is available dating back to 2004. Based on available campaign finance records, Brian Newberry raised a total of $81,081 during that time period. This information was last updated on August 9, 2013.[6]

Brian Newberry's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Rhode Island House of Representatives, District 48 Won $23,438
2010 Rhode Island House of Representatives, District 48 Won $13,802
2008 Rhode Island House of Representatives, District 48 Won $4,940
2006 Rhode Island House of Representatives, District 48 Defeated $10,740
2004 Rhode Island State Senate, District 22 Defeated $28,161
Grand Total Raised $81,081

2012

Brian Newberry won re-election to the Rhode Island House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Brian Newberry raised a total of $23,438.

2010

Brian Newberry won re-election to the Rhode Island House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Brian Newberry raised a total of $13,802.

2008

Brian Newberry won election to the Rhode Island House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Brian Newberry raised a total of $4,940.

2006

Brian Newberry lost the election for the Rhode Island House of Representatives in 2006. During that election cycle, Brian Newberry raised a total of $10,740.

2004

Brian Newberry lost the election for the Rhode Island State Senate in 2004. During that election cycle, Brian Newberry raised a total of $28,161.

Personal

Newberry and his wife, Beth, have three children.

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