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Edward Doyle

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Edward Doyle
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Former candidate for
Rhode Island House of Representatives, District 43
PartyDemocratic
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Websites
(dead link) Campaign website
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Edward Doyle was a 2014 Democratic candidate for District 43 of the Rhode Island House of Representatives.

Issues

Campaign themes

2014

Doyle's website highlighted the following campaign themes:[1]

Taxes

  • Excerpt: "We are taxed higher than any other state in the country in certain areas and it is time to say enough is enough and reduce and do away with certain taxes."

Domestic abuse

  • Excerpt: "We are so buried in red tape, that victims of domestic abuse are afraid to report it for the amount of time it takes to investigate and prosecute the abusers, puts the victim in even more danger of retribution as we have seen here in Johnston in the case of Daniel Rodriguez killing his girlfriend Evelyn Burgos and her daughter."

Gang and Drug violence

  • Excerpt: "I want to make sure we strengthen our police departments and task forces and increase the penalties of all criminals, gang members and drug pushers. No more revolving door and plea deals. I will fight to close the loopholes and protect our families!"

Rights of Firearms owners

  • Excerpt: "I have been and continue to fight for the rights of firearms owners in Rhode Island."

Immigration

  • Excerpt: I do not agree that we should hand over driver’s licenses and assistance to those that are in our state illegally.""

Elections

2014

See also: Rhode Island House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Rhode Island House of Representatives took place in 2014. A primary election took place on September 9, 2014. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was June 25, 2014. Incumbent Deborah Fellela defeated Edward Doyle in the Democratic primary. Karin Gorman ran as an Independent candidate. Daniel Hawkins (I) withdrew from the ballot before the primary. Fellela defeated Gorman in the general election.[2][3][4]

Rhode Island House of Representatives, District 43, General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDeborah Fellela Incumbent 52.8% 2,483
     Independent Karin Gorman 47.2% 2,217
Total Votes 4,700
Rhode Island House of Representatives, District 43 Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngDeborah Fellela Incumbent 56.9% 1,379
Edward Doyle 43.1% 1,044
Total Votes 2,423

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