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Joy Hearn

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Joy Hearn
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Rhode Island House of Representatives District 66
Incumbent
In office
2009 - Present
Term ends
January 6, 2015
Years in position 5
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$14,185.95/year
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2008
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sNew York State University, Geneseo
Personal
BirthdayFebruary 17, 1948
ProfessionLibrary assistant
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Joy Hearn (b. February 17, 1948) is a Democratic member of the Rhode Island House of Representatives, representing District 66. She was first elected to the chamber in 2008. She is currently serving as Deputy Majority Leader.

Biography

Hearn earned her B.A. from New York State University at Geneseo. Her professional experience includes working as a library assistant for Barrington High School.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Hearn served on the following committees:

Rhode Island Committee Assignments, 2013
Finance
Municipal Government

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Hearn served on these committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Hearn served on these committees:

Elections

2012

See also: Rhode Island House of Representatives elections, 2012

Hearn won re-election in the 2012 election for Rhode Island House of Representatives District 66. Hearn was unopposed in the September 11 Democratic primary and defeated Manfred Diel Jr. (R) and Eugene Saveory (I) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[1]

Rhode Island House of Representatives, District 66, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJoy Hearn Incumbent 55.5% 4,155
     Republican Manfred Diel Jr. 33.6% 2,519
     Independent Eugene Saveory 10.8% 811
     Other Write-in 0.1% 6
Total Votes 7,491

2010

See also: Rhode Island House of Representatives elections, 2010

Hearn won re-election to the 66th District seat in 2010. She was unopposed in the September 14 Democratic primary and defeated Republican Margaret Kane and independent Joel Hellmann in the general election on November 2, 2010.[2][3]

Rhode Island House District 66
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Joy Hearn (D) 2974
Margaret Kane (R) 2406
Joel Hellmann (I) 914

2008

See also: Rhode Island House of Representatives elections, 2008

In 2008, Hearn was elected to the Rhode Island House District 66. Hearn (D) finished with 4,160 votes while her opponent Margaret Kane (R) finished with 3,391 votes.[4] Hearn raised $7,581 for her campaign fund.[5]

Rhode Island House District 66
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Joy Hearn (D) 4,160
Margaret Kane (R) 3,391

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Joy Hearn is available dating back to 2008. Based on available campaign finance records, Joy Hearn raised a total of $37,840 during that time period. This information was last updated on August 12, 2013.[6]

Joy Hearn's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Rhode Island House of Representatives, District 66 Won $16,861
2010 Rhode Island House of Representatives, District 66 Won $13,398
2008 Rhode Island House of Representatives, District 66 Won $7,581
Grand Total Raised $37,840

2012

Joy Hearn won re-election to the Rhode Island House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Joy Hearn raised a total of $16,861.

2010

Joy Hearn won re-election to the Rhode Island House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Joy Hearn raised a total of $13,398.

2008

Joy Hearn won election to the Rhode Island House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Joy Hearn raised a total of $7,581.

Personal

Hearn and her husband, Frank, have two children.

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