|Rhode Island House of Representatives District 44|
|January 2, 2017|
|Years in position||2|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 4, 2014|
|First elected||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 8, 2016|
|Profession||Vice President, Venda Ravioli/Real estate developer|
Costantino's professional experience includes working as the vice president of operations for Venda Ravioli in Providence.
2015 legislative session
At the beginning of the 2015 legislative session, Costantino served on the following committees:
|Rhode Island Committee Assignments, 2015|
|• Municipal Government|
In the 2013-2014 legislative session, Costantino served on the following committees:
|Rhode Island Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Municipal Government|
Elections for the office of Rhode Island House of Representatives took place in 2014. A primary election took place on September 9, 2014. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was June 25, 2014. Incumbent Gregory Costantino was unopposed in the Democratic primary, while Philip Hirons, Jr. was unopposed in the Republican primary. Costantino defeated Hirons in the general election.
|Rhode Island House of Representatives, District 44, General Election, 2014|
|Democratic||Gregory Costantino Incumbent||64.3%||3,718|
|Republican||Philip Hirons, Jr.||35.7%||2,064|
Costantino won election in the 2012 election for Rhode Island House of Representatives District 44. Costantino defeated incumbent Peter Petrarca in the September 11 Democratic primary and defeated James Archer (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Rhode Island House of Representatives, District 44, General Election, 2012|
|Rhode Island House of Representatives, District 44 Democratic Primary, 2012|
|Peter Petrarca Incumbent||40%||692|
Constantino accused his opponent, incumbent Rep. Petrarca of voting in favor of legislation that supported his family's auto body business. He stated, "This climb in the cost of auto-body repairs neatly coincides with my opponent's term in office."
Constantino was an independent candidate for District 44 of the Rhode Island House of Representatives in the state's November 2, 2010, general election.
Comprehensive donor information for Gregory Costantino is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Gregory Costantino raised a total of $38,181 during that time period. This information was last updated on August 2, 2013.
|Gregory Costantino's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Rhode Island House of Representatives, District 44||$38,181|
|Grand Total Raised||$38,181|
2012Gregory Costantino won re-election to the Rhode Island House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Gregory Costantino raised a total of $38,181.
|Rhode Island House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Gregory Costantino's campaign in 2012|
|COSTANTINO, GREGORY J||$$35,951|
|Total Raised in 2012||$38,181|
|Source: Follow the Money|
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- American Civil Liberties Union of Rhode Island: 2013-2014 Voting Record
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- Common Cause: 2013-2014 Legislative Scorecard
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- Rhode Island Center for Freedom and Prosperity: 2013 Session Freedom Index
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- National Federation of Independent Business in Rhode Island: 2013-2014 Voting Record
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Costantino and his wife, Lisa, have three children.
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- Campaign contributions: 2012
- Project Vote Smart, "Biography of Rep. Gregory Costantino," accessed June 10, 2014
- Rhode Island Secretary of State, "Candidates for Representative in General Assembly," accessed June 30, 2014
- Rhode Island Secretary of State, "2014 Statewide Primary Results: Representative in General Assembly," accessed September 26, 2014
- Rhode Island Board of Elections, "Official 2014 general election results," accessed December 4, 2014
- Candidates in Upcoming Elections, "Rhode Island Secretary of State," accessed July 10, 2012
- State of Rhode Island Board of Elections, "2012 Statewide Primary Results," accessed June 10, 2014
- State of Rhode Island Board of Elections, "2012 Statewide General Election Results," accessed June 10, 2014
- The Providence Journal, "R.I. Rep. Petrarca criticized for his support of auto-body industry," accessed August 20, 2012
- State of Rhode Island Board of Elections, "2010 Statewide Primary Results," accessed June 10, 2014
- State of Rhode Island Board of Elections, "2010 Statewide General Election Results," accessed June 10, 2014
- followthemoney.org, "Costantino, Gregory," accessed August 2, 2013
Peter Petrarca (D)
|Rhode Island House of Representatives - District 44
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