Ken Block

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Ken Block
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Former candidate for
Governor of Rhode Island
PartyRepublican
Elections and appointments
Last electionSeptember 9, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sDartmouth College (1987)
Personal
BirthdayOctober 11, 1965
Place of birthMilford, Connecticut
ProfessionPresident, Cross Alert Systems
ReligionJewish
Websites
Campaign website
Ken Block (b. October 11, 1965 in Milford, Connecticut) was a Republican candidate for Governor of Rhode Island in the 2014 elections.[1]

Block was previously the 2010 Moderate Party candidate for Governor of Rhode Island. He is the founder and former head of the Moderate Party of Rhode Island.

Biography

Block is a software engineer and entrepreneur. He serves as president of Simpatico Software Systems and Cross Alert Systems.

Education

Block earned his B.A. in computer science from Dartmouth College.[2]

Elections

2014

See also: Rhode Island gubernatorial election, 2014

Block ran for election as Governor of Rhode Island.[3] Block did not win the Republican nomination in the primary. The general election took place November 4, 2014.

Primary results

Governor of Rhode Island, Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngAllan Fung 54.9% 17,530
Ken Block 45.1% 14,399
Total Votes 31,929
Election Results Via:Rhode Island Board of Elections.


2010

See also: Rhode Island gubernatorial election, 2010 and Gubernatorial elections, 2010

Block was defeated in his bid for governor in 2010. He faced Frank T. Caprio (D), John F. Robitaille (R), Lincoln Chafee (I), Ronald Algieri (I), Todd Giroux (I), and Joseph M. Lusi (I) in the general election on November 2, 2010.[4]

Governor of Rhode Island, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Frank T. Caprio 23% 78,896
     Republican John F. Robitaille 33.6% 114,911
     Independent Green check mark transparent.pngLincoln Chafee 36.1% 123,571
     Moderate Ken Block 6.5% 22,146
     Independent Ronald Algieri 0.2% 793
     Independent Todd Giroux 0.3% 882
     Independent Joseph M. Lusi 0.3% 1,091
Total Votes 342,290

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