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Charles Levesque

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Charles Levesque
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Current Court Information:
Rhode Island Family Court
Title:   Magistrate
Past position:   Member, Rhode Island State Senate District 11
Past term:   2005-2011
Past position 2:   Member, Rhode Island State House of Representatives
Previous chief 2:   1992-2002
Personal History
Undergraduate:   University of Rhode Island, 1977
Law School:   Loyola University, 1980

Charles J. Levesque (b. August 2, 1954) is a magistrate of the family court in Rhode Island. He was previously a Democratic member of the Rhode Island State Senate, representing District 11 from 2005 to 2011.[1][2]

Education

Levesque earned his B.A. in English from the University of Rhode Island in 1977 and his J.D. from Loyola University in 1980.[1]

Career

  • Present: Magistrate, Rhode Island Family Court
  • 2005-2011: Member, Rhode Island State Senate
  • 1986-1988, 2001-2002, 2005: Assistant town solicitor, Town of Portsmouth
  • 1992-2002: Member, Rhode Island State House of Representatives
  • 1988-1992: Member, Portsmouth Town Council
  • 1980-2006: Attorney, Levesque Law Office[1]

State senate committee assignments

Elections

2010

See also: Rhode Island State Senate elections, 2010

Levesque was defeated by Republican Christopher Ottiano in the November 2 general election. He was unopposed in the September 14 Democratic primary.[3]

Rhode Island State Senate, District 11
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Christopher Ottiano (R) 5376
Charles Levesque (D) 4325

2008

See also: Rhode Island State Senate elections, 2008

On November 4, 2008, Levesque was re-elected to the 11th District Seat in the Rhode Island State Senate.[4] Levesque raised $20,624 for his campaign, while Ottiano raised $14,457 and Vitkevitch raised $4,000.[5]

Rhode Island State Senate, District 11 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Charles Levesque (D) 5,506
Christopher Ottiano (R) 5,393
John Stephen Vitkevitch (I) 1,549

Campaign donors

2008

Levesque raised $13,087 during the 2008 election cycle.

His top contributor is listed below.[6]

Donor Amount
Senate Democratic Leadership of Rhode Island $1,250

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Rhode Island State Senate District 11
2005–2011
Succeeded by
Christopher Ottiano (R)