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Laurence Ehrhardt

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Laurence Ehrhardt
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Rhode Island House of Representatives District 32
Retired
In office
2005 - 2013
PartyRepublican
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2004
Term limitsN/A
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Laurence Ehrhardt is a former Republican member of the Rhode Island House of Representatives.

Ehrhardt attended Yale University in 1961. He then attended Harvard Business School in 1964.

Ehrhardt has served in the United States Navy. He worked as Treasurer for Moore McCormack Resources, Incorporated but is now retired.

Ehrhardt was a candidate for the Rhode Island House of Representatives in 2002 but was not elected. He was then elected to the Rhode Island House in 2005 and served there until his defeat in the 2012 general election.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Subcommittee on Environment/Health and Heath Advocates
Subcommittee on General Government

Elections

2012

See also: Rhode Island House of Representatives elections, 2012

Ehrhardt ran for re-election in the 2012 election for Rhode Island House of Representatives District 32. Ehrhardt defeated Sharon Gamba in the September 11 Republican primary and was defeated by Robert Craven Sr. (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[1][2]

Rhode Island House of Representatives, District 32, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRobert Craven Sr. 54% 4,067
     Republican Laurence Ehrhardt Incumbent 45.7% 3,440
     Other Write-in 0.3% 25
Total Votes 7,532
Rhode Island House of Representatives, District 32 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngLaurence Ehrhardt Incumbent 50.8% 593
Sharon Gamba 49.2% 575
Total Votes 1,168

2010

See also: Rhode Island House of Representatives elections, 2010

Ehrhardt won re-election to the 32nd District seat in 2010. He was unopposed in the September 14 Republican primary and defeated Democrat Richard Welch in the general election takes on November 2, 2010.[3][4][5]

Rhode Island House District 32
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Laurence Ehrhardt (R) 3537
Richard Welch (D) 2256

2008

In 2008 Ehrhardt was re-elected to the Rhode Island House District 32. Ehrhardt (R) finished with 3,820 votes while his opponent Mark Plympton (D) finished with 3,241 votes.[6] Ehrhardt raised $8,876 for his campaign fund.[7]

Rhode Island House District 32
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Laurence Ehrhardt (R) 3,820
Mark Plympton (D) 3,241

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Ehrhardt raised $7,331 in campaign donations. The top contributors to the campaign are listed below.[8]


Personal

Ehrhardt and his wife, Joan Williamson, have three children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Rhode Island House of Representatives - District 32
2005–2013
Succeeded by
Robert Craven Sr. (D)