Rhode Island House of Representatives District 41

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Rhode Island House of Representatives District 41
Current incumbentMichael Marcello Democratic Party
Population15,065
Ethnicity0.6% Black, 0.9% Hispanic[1]
Voting age76.3% age 18 and over
Next electionNovember 8, 2016
Rhode Island's forty-first state house district is represented by Democratic Representative Michael Marcello.

As of the 2010 census, a total of 15,065 civilians reside within Rhode Island's forty-first state house district.[2] Rhode Island state representatives represent an average of 14,034 residents. After the 2000 Census, each member represented 13,978 residents.

About the chamber

Members of the Rhode Island House of Representatives serve two-year terms and are not subject to term limits. Rhode Island legislators assume office the first Tuesday in January.

Qualifications

Article III of the Rhode Island Constitution describes the requirements to hold office.

Salaries

See also: Comparison of state legislative salaries

As of 2013, members of the Rhode Island Legislature are paid $14,185.95/year during legislative sessions. Legislators receive no per diem.[3]

Vacancies

See also: How vacancies are filled in state legislatures

If there is a vacancy in the house, a special election must be held to fill the vacant seat. The Secretary of State must call for an election to be held anywhere from 70 to 90 days after the vacancy occurred. No election can be held if the vacancy happens after the first Monday in February during an election year.[4] The person elected to fill the seat serves for the remainder of the unfilled term.[5]

Elections

2014

See also: Rhode Island House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Rhode Island House of Representatives took place in 2014. A primary election took place on September 9, 2014. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was June 25, 2014. Incumbent Michael Marcello was unopposed in the Democratic primary, while Lillian Delmonico was unopposed in the Republican primary. Robert Quattrocchi ran as an Independent candidate. Frederick Ferri (I) was removed from the ballot before the primary. Marcello defeated Delmonico and Quattrocchi in the general election.[6][7][8]

Rhode Island House of Representatives, District 41, General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMichael Marcello Incumbent 44% 2,736
     Republican Lillian Delmonico 39.9% 2,478
     Independent Robert Quattrocchi 16.1% 1,003
Total Votes 6,217

2012

See also: Rhode Island House of Representatives elections, 2012

Elections for the office of Rhode Island House of Representatives consisted of a primary election on September 11, 2012, and a general election on November 6, 2012. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was June 27, 2012. Incumbent Michael Marcello (D) defeated Marco Lucci (R) and Lee Grossguth (I) in the general election. Marcello and Lucci were unopposed in their respective primaries.[9][10]

Rhode Island House of Representatives, District 41, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMichael Marcello Incumbent 55.4% 4,171
     Republican Marco Lucci 37.4% 2,818
     Independent Lee Grossguth 7% 529
     Other Write-in 0.1% 10
Total Votes 7,528

Campaign contributions

Since 2000, candidates for Rhode Island House of Representatives District 41 have raised a total of $143,786. Candidates who raised money in contributions earned $11,060 on average. All figures come from Follow the Money.

Campaign contributions, Rhode Island House of Representatives District 41
Year Amount Candidates Average
2012 * $24,452 3 $8,151
2010 $36,229 2 $18,115
2008 $31,536 2 $15,768
2006 $26,984 2 $13,492
2004 $11,021 2 $5,511
2002 $8,054 1 $8,054
2000 $5,510 1 $5,510
Total $143,786 13 $11,060
* Campaign finance data for 2012 is incomplete for this district.

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