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Lisa Tomasso
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Rhode Island House of Representatives District 29
Incumbent
In office
2011 - Present
Term ends
January 6, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$14,947.34/year
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Rhode Island
Personal
ProfessionFitness Trainer
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Lisa P. Tomasso (b. July 27, 1970) is a Democratic member of the Rhode Island House of Representatives, representing District 29. She was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Biography

Tomasso earned her B.A. in Political Science from the University of Rhode Island. Her professional experience includes working as the program director for a non-profit literacy organization, Literacy Volunteers of Kent County and as a fitness trainer.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Rhode Island Committee Assignments, 2013
Labor
Oversight

2011-2012

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

Elections

2014

See also: Rhode Island House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Rhode Island House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election took place September 9, 2014. The general election will be held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was June 25, 2014. Incumbent Lisa Tomasso was unopposed in the Democratic primary, while Sherry Roberts defeated Joseph Allen in the Republican primary. Tomasso and Roberts will face off in the general election.[2][3]

2012

See also: Rhode Island House of Representatives elections, 2012

Tomasso won re-election in the 2012 election for Rhode Island House of Representatives District 29. Tomasso was unopposed in the September 11 Democratic primary and defeated Keith W. Anderson (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[4][5][6]

Rhode Island House of Representatives, District 29, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngLisa Tomasso Incumbent 58.4% 3,973
     Republican Keith W. Anderson 41.4% 2,817
     Other Write-in 0.1% 10
Total Votes 6,800

2010

See also: Rhode Island House of Representatives elections, 2010

Tomasso defeated Paul Saccoccia in the September 14 Democratic primary and defeated Republican Gregory Coutcher in the November 2 general election.[7][8]

Rhode Island House District 29
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Lisa Tomasso (D) 2739
Gregory Coutcher (R) 2731

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Lisa Tomasso is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Lisa Tomasso raised a total of $24,860 during that time period. This information was last updated on August 2, 2013.[9]

Lisa Tomasso's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Rhode Island House of Representatives, District 29 Won $15,636
2010 Rhode Island House of Representatives, District 29 Won $9,224
Grand Total Raised $24,860

2012

Lisa Tomasso won re-election to the Rhode Island House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Lisa Tomasso raised a total of $15,636.
Rhode Island House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Lisa Tomasso's campaign in 2012
Tomasso, Lisa P$3,125
Rhode Island House Leadership PAC$1,250
Fund For Democratic Leadership$550
Friends Of J Patrick Oneill$500
Coventry Teachers Alliance$500
Total Raised in 2012$15,636
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Lisa Tomasso won election to the Rhode Island House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Lisa Tomasso raised a total of $9,224.

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2013-2014

In 2013, the Rhode Island General Assembly was in session from January 1 to July 5. In 2014, the Rhode Island General Assembly was in session from January 7 to June 23.

  • Legislators are scored based on their votes on bills related to civil liberties.
  • Legislators are scored based on votes on government reform.
  • Legislators are scored based on their votes on bills deemed to have an effect on free-market, small-government, or constitutional principles.
  • Legislators are scored on their votes on key small business issues.

2011-2012

In 2011, the Rhode Island General Assembly was in session from January 4 to July 1. In 2012, the Rhode Island General Assembly was in session from January 3 to June 13.

  • Legislators were scored based on 14 pieces of legislation, ranging from matters on clean water, to state energy policies.
  • Legislators were scored based on votes on government reform.
  • Legislators were scored based on their votes on bills deemed to have an effect on free-market, small-government, or constitutional principles.

Personal

Tomasso and her husband, David, have three sons.[1]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Raymond Sullivan, Jr. (D)
Rhode Island House of Representatives - District 29
2011–present
Succeeded by
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