Leo Blais

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Leo Blais
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Rhode Island State Senate District 21
Former member
In office
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
Term limitsN/A
Leo Blais (b. March 7, 1957) is a former Republican member of the Rhode Island State Senate, representing District 21 from 1992 to 2010. He served as the Senate Deputy President Pro Tempore.


Blais earned his B.S. from the University of Rhode Island College of Pharmacy in 1979. His professional experience includes working as the President/CEO of Pawtucket Valley Prescription and Surgical Center, and has been since 1980. He also works there as a pharmacist.[1]

Committee assignments

While a member of the Rhode Island State Senate, Blais served on the following committees:



See also: Rhode Island State Senate elections, 2010

Blais ran for re-election in District 21. He was defeated by Nicholas Kettle in the September 14 Republican primary by a margin of 525-502. Kettle faced Democrat Anthony Colaluca and independent John Assalone in the November 2 general election.[2]


See also: Rhode Island State Senate elections, 2008

On November 4, 2008, Blais was re-elected to the 21st District Seat in the Rhode Island State Senate.[3] Blais raised $6,335 for his campaign, while Lombardi raised $10,854.[4]

Rhode Island State Senate, District 21, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngLeo Blais Incumbent 53.9% 7,657
     Democratic Salvatore Lombardi 46.1% 6,554
Total Votes 14,211

Campaign donors


Blais raised $6,335 during the 2008 election cycle.

He received no contributions greater than $600.[5]


Blais and his wife Beverly have two children.

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Preceded by
Rhode Island State Senate District 21
Succeeded by
Nicholas Kettle (R)