Charles Levesque

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Charles Levesque
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Rhode Island State Senate District 11
Former member
In office
2005-2011
PartyDemocratic
Prior offices
Rhode Island State House of Representatives
1992 - 2002
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Rhode Island, 1977
J.D.Loyola University, 1980
Personal
ProfessionAttorney
CandidateVerification
Charles J. Levesque (b. August 2, 1954) is a former Democratic member of the Rhode Island State Senate, representing District 11 from 2005 to 2011.

Levesque was a member of the Portsmouth Town Council from 1988 to 1992. He then served in the Rhode Island State House of Representatives from 1992 to 2002.

Biography

Levesque earned his B.A. in English from the University of Rhode Island in 1977 and his J.D. from Loyola University in 1980. His professional experience includes working as an attorney for Levesque Law Office from 1980 to 2006, as an Assistant Town Solicitor for the Town of Portsmouth from 1986 to 1988, from 2001 to 2002, and again from 2005 to the present.[1]

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.[2]

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.[3] Levesque raised $20,624 for his campaign, while Ottiano raised $14,457 and Vitkevitch raised $4,000.[4]

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.[5]

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)