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Carlos Tobon

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Carlos Tobon
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Candidate for
Rhode Island House of Representatives, District 58
Place of birthPawtucket,RI
ProfessionFinancial Advisor, Barnum Financial Group
Campaign website
Carlos E. Tobon was a Democratic candidate for Rhode Island House of Representatives.



See also: Rhode Island House of Representatives elections, 2012

Tobon ran in District 58 and lost in the Democratic primary on September 11 to incumbent William San Bento, Jr.. San Bento won by a single vote, 544-543.[1][2][3]After multiple machine recounts, Tobon requested that the Rhode Island Supreme Court order a manual recount, which it denied on October 5, 2012.[4]

Rhode Island House of Representatives, District 58 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngWilliam San Bento, Jr. Incumbent 50% 544
Carlos Tobon 50% 543
Total Votes 1,087

Campaign themes

In order to increase employment, Tobon proposes increased job training and adult education, access to information regarding federal programs for small businesses, and further exploration of renewable energy sources. He opposes increased property taxes.[5]


Tobon was a Democratic candidate for District 58 of the Rhode Island House of Representatives. He ran against George Hovarth in the 2010 primary. They both were defeated by William San Bento, Jr..[6]


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