Robert Watson

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Robert Watson
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Rhode Island House of Representatives District 30
Former member
In office
1993 - 2013
PartyRepublican
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2010
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Denver, 1982
J.D.Catholic University Columbus School of Law, 1986
Personal
ProfessionAttorney
CandidateVerification
Robert Watson (b. October 14, 1960) is a former Republican member of the Rhode Island House of Representatives, representing District 30 from 1993 to 2013.

He served as House Minority Leader from 1998 to 2013.

Biography

Watson earned his B.A. from the University of Denver in 1982 and his J.D. from Catholic University Columbus School of Law in 1986. His professional experience includes working as an attorney.[1]

Committee assignments

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Watson served on these committees: Legislative Services, Secretary

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Watson served on these committees:

Elections

2012

See also: Rhode Island House of Representatives elections, 2012

Watson did not run for re-election in 2012.[2]

2010

See also: Rhode Island House of Representatives elections, 2010

Watson won re-election in 2010. He was unopposed in the September 14 Republican primary and defeated independent Robert Bolton in the November 2 general election.[3][4]

Rhode Island House District 30
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Robert Watson (R) 3349
Robert Bolton (I) 2540

2008

See also: Rhode Island House of Representatives elections, 2008

In 2008, Watson was re-elected to the Rhode Island State House District 30. Watson (R) finished with 4,055 votes while his opponent Jean Guliano (D) finished with 3,387 votes.[5] Watson raised $33,775 for his campaign fund.[6]

Rhode Island State House District 30
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Robert Watson (R) 4,055
Jean Guliano (D) 3,387

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Watson raised $1,000 in campaign donations.[7]

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Rhode Island House of Representatives - District 30
1993–2013
Succeeded by
Antonio Giarrusso (R)