|Rhode Island Senate District 35|
|2011 - present|
|January 6, 2015|
|Years in position||2|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 2, 2010|
|Next election||November 4, 2014|
|J.D.||University of Connecticut|
|Birthday||July 10, 1978|
Hodgson is an attorney. He worked as a Criminal Prosecutor with the Department of the Attorney General in Rhode Island from 2005-2010. Hodsgon was a Law Clerk for the Washington County Superior Court from 2004-2005. He also worked on the Sodco incorporated family farm and Chipuxet River Farm.
He attended St. George's School and Bucknell University where he graduated in 2000. He received his J.D. from the University of Connecticut School of Law in 2004.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Hodgson served on the following committees:
|Rhode Island Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Government Oversight|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Hodgson served on these committees:
|Rhode Island Committee Assignments, 2011|
Hodgson won re-election in District 35. He was unopposed in the Republican primary on September 11. Winters B. Hames III was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Hodgson defeated Hames in the general election which took place on November 6.
|Rhode Island State Senate, District 35, General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Dawson Hodgson Incumbent||58.3%||7,886|
|Democratic||Winters B. Hames III||41.5%||5,612|
|Rhode Island State Senate, District 35|
|Dawson Hodgson (R)||6,006|
|Mark Schwager (D)||5,078|
Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.
In 2010, a year in which Hodgson was first elected to the Senate, he collected $40,887 in donations.
The major contributors were:
|13 individual donations each of:||$1,000|
Hodgson is married with one child.
- Senate website
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2010
Michael Lenihan (D)
|Rhode Island State Senate District 35
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