John Tassoni

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John Tassoni
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Rhode Island Senate District 22
Retired
In office
2001 - 2013
PartyDemocratic
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First electedNovember 7, 2000
Term limitsN/A
Education
OtherGeorge Meany Labor Institute / New Horizon Computer Learning Center
Personal
BirthdayOctober 29, 1958
Place of birthProvidence, RI
ProfessionBusiness Executive
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
John Tassoni (b. October 29, 1958) is a former Democratic member of the Rhode Island State Senate. Tassoni joined the Rhode Island State Senate in 2000 and served until his retirement in 2013. During his time in the senate, he served as Deputy Majority Leader.

Tassoni is a Senior Business Agent for Council 94.

Tassoni received his diploma from Smithfield High School in 1976. He went on to attend both New Horizon Computer Learning Center and George Meany Labor Institute.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Tassoni served on the following committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Tassoni served on the following committees:

Elections

2012

See also: Rhode Island State Senate elections, 2012

Tassoni did not run for re-election in 2012.[1]

2010

See also: Rhode Island State Senate elections, 2010

Tassoni was re-elected in District 22. Tassoni defeated Republican David Bibeault in the November 2 general election. He was unopposed in the September 14 Democratic primary.[2][3]

Rhode Island State Senate, District 22
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png John Tassoni (D) 5982
David Bibeault (R) 4912

2008

On November 4, 2008, Tassoni was re-elected to the 22nd District Seat in the Rhode Island State Senate.[4] Tassoni raised $83,382 for his campaign, while Bibeult raised $700.[5]

Rhode Island State Senate, District 22 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png John Tassoni (D) 8,175
David Bibeult (R) 5,095

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Tassoni received $99,340 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[6]

Rhode Island State Senate 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to John Tassoni's campaign in 2010
Tassoni Jr, John J$50,000
Amalgamated Transit Union$2,000
New England Regional Council Of Carpenters$2,000
Rhode Island Brotherhood Of Correctional Officers$2,000
Rhode Island Laborers Public Employees$1,730
Total Raised in 2010 $99,340

2008

Tassoni raised $83,382 during the 2008 election cycle.

His major contributors are listed below.[7]

Donor Amount
Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 51 $2,000
Gordon Ondis $1,900
Amalgamated Transit Union $1,250
Rhode Island Carpenters $1,250
Rhode Island Builders Association $1,100
William Devereaux $1,000

Personal

Tassoni and his wife S. Jean Cerroni have one child.

External links

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Rhode Island State Senate District 22
2001–2013
Succeeded by
Stephen R. Archambault (D)