Leo Medina

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Leo Medina
Rhode Island House of Representatives District 12
Former member
In office
2011 - 2013
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2010
Term limitsN/A
Leo Medina (b. March 29, 1964) is a former Democratic member of the Rhode Island House of Representatives, representing District 12 from 2011 to 2013.

On September 4, 2014, Medina was sentenced to three years in prison for stealing a life insurance settlement from an undocumented immigrant whose daughter died. In June 2014, a jury found Medina guilty of unlawful appropriation of funds, but acquitted him of one charge of embezzlement and one charge of obtaining money of more than $1,500 under false pretenses.[1][2]

Committee assignments


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



See also: Rhode Island House of Representatives elections, 2012

Medina ran for re-election in District 12 and was defeated in the Democratic primary on September 11 by Joseph Almeida.[3][4][5]

Rhode Island House of Representatives, District 12 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJoseph Almeida 64.9% 716
Leo Medina Incumbent 35.1% 388
Total Votes 1,104


See also: Rhode Island House of Representatives elections, 2010

Medina defeated incumbent Democrat Joseph Almeida in the September 14 Democratic primary and faced no opposition in the November 2 general election.[6][7]

Rhode Island House District 52
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Leo Medina (D) 1842

Campaign donors


In 2010, Medina raised a total of $5,167 in campaign funds.[8] His top contributors were:

Donor Amount
Medina, Leo $3,373
Odess, Dennis M $300


Medina and his wife, Maria, have four children, Genevieve, Adrian, Jasmin and Kristopher.[9]

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Preceded by
Joseph Almeida (D)
Rhode Island House of Representatives - District 12
Succeeded by
Joseph Almeida (D)