|Rhode Island State Senate, District 34|
|January 6, 2015 - present|
|January 2, 2017|
|Years in position||0|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 4, 2014|
|First elected||November 4, 2014|
|Next general||November 8, 2016|
2015 legislative session
At the beginning of the 2015 legislative session, Morgan served on the following committees:
|Rhode Island Committee Assignments, 2015|
|• Special Legislation and Veterans' Affairs|
Morgan's campaign website highlighted the following issues:
Business development & Job Creation
- Excerpt: "I want RI to rank in the top five business friendly states. Rhode Island is currently ranked # 49th in the nation for having a business friendly environment. I will change that by working with the my district and fellow legislator’s to help the average Jane and Joe startup, manage and maintain a business. I will devote my time personally to see these establishment succeed in our wonderful state. I know what it takes to develop a business friendly environment on the legislative end and will implement it to the best of my ability."
- Excerpt: "We need to know where and how our tax money is being spent. 38 Studios is a very costly example of back door deals and wasteful spending costing Rhode Islanders $89 million dollars without our consent. These so called deals need to be brought to the voters!"
- Excerpt: "We the people" know where our money works best IN OUR OWN POCKETS. There has been so much wasteful spending without our permission. This has to stop! As Senator of District 34, I will bring transparency to the forefront."
Preserving & Protecting our Natural Resources
- Excerpt: "We need to work together to help our rural & agricultural farm lands stay safe. Our lives and livelihood depends upon it. I pledge to keep a unique balance between agriculture and business. We need more tax incentives to help our farmers and farmland maintain its value. This industry has been over-regulated to its max."
Elections for the office of Rhode Island State Senate 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 Catherine Cool Rumsey was unopposed in the Democratic primary, while Elaine Morgan was unopposed in the Republican primary. Cameron Ennis (I) was removed from the ballot before the primary. Morgan defeated Cool Rumsey in the general election.
|Rhode Island State Senate, District 34, General Election, 2014|
|Democratic||Catherine Cool Rumsey Incumbent||47.6%||4,788|
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- Rhode Island State Senate
- Senate Committees
- Rhode Island General Assembly
- Joint Committees
- Rhode Island state legislative districts
- Profile from the Rhode Island State Senate
- Profile from Open States
- Official campaign website
- Elaine Morgan on Facebook
- Profile from Rhode Island Republicans
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Primary candidate list for 2014
- Elaine for Senate, "Platform," accessed October 17, 2014
- Rhode Island Secretary of State, "Candidates for Senator in General Assembly," accessed June 30, 2014
- Rhode Island Secretary of State, "2014 Statewide Primary Results: Senator in General Assembly," accessed September 26, 2014
- Rhode Island Board of Elections, "Official 2014 general election results," accessed December 4, 2014
Catherine Cool Rumsey (D)
|Rhode Island State Senate District 34
January 6, 2015-present
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