Dawson Tucker Hodgson
|Rhode Island Senate District 35|
| 2011 - present|
|January 6, 2015|
|Years in position ||2|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 2, 2010|
|Next election||November 4, 2014|
|J.D.||University of Connecticut|
|Birthday||July 10, 1978|
(b. July 10, 1978) is a Republican
member of the Rhode Island State Senate
, representing District 35. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010. He is currently serving as Deputy Minority Leader
Hodgson attended St. George's School and Bucknell University where he graduated in 2000. He received his J.D. from the University of Connecticut School of Law in 2004. His professional experience includes working as a Criminal Prosecutor with the Department of the Attorney General in Rhode Island from 2005-2010, as a law clerk for the Washington County Superior Court from 2004-2005 and for the Sodco incorporated family farm and Chipuxet River Farm.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Hodgson served on the following committees:
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Hodgson served on these committees:
- See also: Rhode Island attorney general election, 2014
Hodgson is considering a bid for Rhode Island Attorney General in 2014.
- See also: Rhode Island State Senate elections, 2012
Hodgson won re-election in District 35. He was unopposed in the Republican primary on September 11. Winters B. Hames III was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Hodgson defeated Hames in the general election which took place on November 6.
|Rhode Island State Senate, District 35, General Election, 2012
||Dawson Hodgson Incumbent
|| Winters B. Hames III
- See also: Rhode Island State Senate elections, 2010
Hodgson defeated Democrat Mark Schwager in the general election on November 2, 2010. He was unopposed in the September 14 Republican primary. 
| Rhode Island State Senate, District 35
| Dawson Hodgson (R)
| Mark Schwager (D)
Comprehensive donor information for Dawson Hodgson is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Dawson Hodgson raised a total of $54,926 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 30, 2013.
Dawson Hodgson won re-election to the Rhode Island State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Dawson Hodgson raised a total of $14,039
|Rhode Island State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Dawson Hodgson's campaign in 2012|
|Hodgson, Dawson Tucker||$1,686|
|North Kingstown Republican||$500|
|Total Raised in 2012||$14,039|
|Source:Follow the Money
Dawson Hodgson won election to the to the Rhode Island State Senate in 2010. During that election cycle, Dawson Hodgson raised a total of $40,887
|to the Rhode Island State Senate 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Dawson Hodgson's campaign in 2010|
|Hodgson, Dawson Tucker||$5,368|
|Total Raised in 2010||$40,887|
|Source:Follow the Money
Hodgson and his wife, Megan, have two children.
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