|Rhode Island Secretary of State|
|Rhode Island House of Representatives District 47|
|2005 - 2011|
|Burrillville School Board|
|2001 - 2005|
|Birthday||October 23, 1981|
Pacheco was a Democratic member of the Rhode Island House of Representatives, representing District 47 from 2005 to 2010. From 2001 to 2005 he was a member of the Burrillville School Board. In 2010 Pacheco took over as chairman of the state Democratic Party. He served in that role until April 2013 when he announced he would be resigning in order to run for Secretary of State.
Pacheco is executive director of Education in Action.
- Graduated, University of Rhode Island, 2005
Rhode Island House of Representatives (2005-2011)
Pacheco represented District 47 in the Rhode Island House of Representatives from 2005 to 2011.
While a member of the Rhode Island House of Representatives, Pacheco served on the following committees:
- Corporations Committee, Rhode Island House of Representatives
- Municipal Government Committee, Rhode Island House of Representatives, Vice Chair
- Port Facilities Study Commission
- Separation of Powers and Oversight Committee, Rhode Island House of Representatives, Secretary
Pacheco launched a campaign for election as Rhode Island Secretary of State in 2014. However, he withdrew from the race on October 11, 2013, stating, “I want to give my time and energies to the kids served through Education in Action; my loving wife, our daughter Savannah; and my soon-to-be-born son. My intentions of adding ‘candidate for office’ to that list stem from my constant aspiration to apply my strengths to public service. However, now is just not the time.”
- Terry Hassett - Providence City Councilor
Pacheco did not seek re-election in 2010.
|Rhode Island House District 47|
|Edwin Pacheco (D)||4,562|
Listed below are the two largest contributors to Edwin Pacheco's 2008 campaign.
|New England Regional Council of Carpenters||$1,500|
|Rhode Island Carpenters||$1,450|
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- Campaign website
- Edwin Pacheco's personal website
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2006, 2004
- Edwin Pacheco on Facebook
- Edwin Pacheco on Twitter
- Politifact file on Pacheco
- WPRI, "Former Rep. Ed Pacheco running for secretary of state," April 22, 2013
- Providence Journal, "Democrat Edwin Pacheco drops out of race for R.I. secretary of state," October 12, 2013
- Rhode Island Public Radio, "Hassett Throws Support in Secretary of State Race to Pacheco," May 23, 2013
- Rhode Island House election results
- Campaign funds
|Rhode Island House of Representatives - District 47
| Succeeded by|
Cale Keable (D)
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