Rhode Island House of Representatives District 67

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Rhode Island House of Representatives District 67
Current incumbentJan Malik Democratic Party
Population12,833
Ethnicity1.2% Black, 1.4% Hispanic
Voting age78.8% age 18 and over
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
Rhode Island's sixty-seventh state house district is represented by Democratic Representative Jan Malik.

As of the 2010 census, a total of 12,833 civilians reside within Rhode Island's sixty-seventh state house district.[1] 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.[2]

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.[3] The person elected to fill the seat serves for the remainder of the unfilled term.[4]

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 Jan Malik was unopposed in the Democratic primary and is unchallenged in the general election.[5]

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 Jan Malik (D) defeated Peter Costa Jr. (R) in the general election. Neither candidate faced opposition in their primary.[6][7]

Rhode Island House of Representatives, District 67, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJan Malik Incumbent 55.1% 3,634
     Republican Peter Costa Jr. 44.8% 2,958
     Other Write-in 0.1% 7
Total Votes 6,599

Campaign contributions

Since 2000, candidates for Rhode Island House of Representatives District 67 have raised a total of $90,525. Candidates who raised money in contributions earned $6,963 on average. All figures come from Follow the Money.

Campaign contributions, Rhode Island House of Representatives District 67
Year Amount Candidates Average
2012 * $27,255 2 $13,628
2010 $12,790 2 $6,395
2008 $8,475 1 $8,475
2006 $14,170 1 $14,170
2004 $20,250 3 $6,750
2002 $250 2 $125
2000 $7,335 2 $3,668
Total $90,525 13 $6,963
* Campaign finance data for 2012 is incomplete for this district.

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