Charles Levesque

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Charles Levesque
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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 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]


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]


  • 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


2010 senate

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 judicial

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


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
Rhode Island State Senate District 11
Succeeded by
Christopher Ottiano (R)