|Rhode Island House of Representatives District 14|
|1993 - Present|
|January 6, 2015|
|Years in position||20|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|Next election||November 4, 2014|
Lima earned her BA from the University of Rhode Island in 1975.
Lima is a Truant Officer and a Teacher for the Providence School Department.
Lima joined the Rhode Island House of Representatives in 1993. She has served in that position since, representing the 14th District. In 1992, she served as Deputy Majority Whip. She currently serves as House Speaker Tempore.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Lima served on the following committees:
|Rhode Island Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Municipal Government|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Kerns served on these committees:
|Rhode Island Committee Assignments, 2011|
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Kerns served on these committees:
|Rhode Island Committee Assignments, 2009|
|• Separation of Powers and Oversight|
Lima won re-election in the 2012 election for Rhode Island House of Representatives District 14. Lima was unopposed in the September 11 Democratic primary and was unopposed in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Rhode Island House of Representatives, District 14, General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||Charlene Lima Incumbent||98.2%||3,373|
Lima won re-election to the 14th District Seat in 2010. He was unopposed in the September 14 Democratic primary and defeated Republican William Surrette Sr. in the general election on November 2, 2010.
|Rhode Island House District 14|
|Charlene Lima (D)||1991|
|William Surrette Sr. (R)||1057|
In 2008 Lima was re-elected to the Rhode Island House District 14. Lima (D) finished with 3,268 votes while her opponent Ivan Marte (R) finished with 1,093 votes. Lima raised $38,586 for her campaign fund.
|Rhode Island House District 14|
|Charlene Lima (D)||3,268|
|Ivan Marte (R)||1,093|
Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.
In 2010, Lima raised $35,248 in campaign donations. The top contributors to the campaign are listed below.
|Rhode Island House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Charlene Lima's campaign in 2010|
|Rhode Island Laborers||$1,200|
|Cranston Fire Fighters Local 1363||$1,000|
|National Education Association Rhode Island||$850|
|Operating Engineers Local 57||$800|
|Total Raised in 2010||$35,248|
Listed below are the two largest contributors to Charlene Lima's 2008 campaign.
|Rhode Island Carpenters||$1,000|
|Rhode Island Brotherhood of Correctional Officers||$1,000|
Lima has a husband, Frank.
- Rhode Island House of Representative - Rep. Lima
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002, 2000, 1998, 1996, 1994
- ↑ Candidates in Upcoming Elections "Rhode Island Secretary of State," Accessed July 9, 2012
- ↑ Unofficial results for Rhode Island District 14 state representative Democratic primary, 9/14/2010
- ↑ General election results
- ↑ Rhode Island House election results
- ↑ Campaign funds
- ↑ Follow the Money - 2010 Campaign Contributions
|Rhode Island House of Representatives - District 14
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