M. Teresa Paiva-Weed
|M. Teresa Paiva-Weed|
|Rhode Island Senate District 13|
|1993 - present|
|January 6, 2015|
|Years in position||20|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 3, 1992|
|Next election||November 4, 2014|
|Birthday||November 5, 1959|
|Place of birth||Newport, RI|
Paiva-Weed is an attorney.
Paiva-Weed earned her BA from Providence College in 1981. She went on to receive her JD from Catholic University in 1984.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Paiva-Weed served on the following committees:
As President of the Senate, Paiva-Weed serves as an ex-officio member of all Senate committees.
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Paiva-Weed served on these committees:
Paiva-Weed served as an Ex Officio member of all Senate committees.
Paiva-Weed won re-election in District 13. She ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on September 11, 2012. Paiva-Weed defeated Geoffrey William Cook (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Rhode Island State Senate, District 13, General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||M. Teresa Paiva-Weed Incumbent||70.1%||7,757|
|Rhode Island State Senate, District 13|
|M. Teresa Paiva-Weed (D)||5376|
|Geoffrey Cook (R)||4325|
|Rhode Island State Senate, District 13 (2008)|
|M. Teresa Paiva-Weed (D)||7,369|
|Donna Perry (R)||4103|
Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.
In 2010, Paiva-Weed received $215,550 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.
|Rhode Island State Senate 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to M. Teresa Paiva-Weed's campaign in 2010|
|Paiva-Weed, M Teresa||$10,000|
|National Rifle Association||$2,000|
|Mancini Jr, Raymond Thomas||$2,000|
|Rhode Island Laborers||$2,000|
|Rhode Island Association For Justice||$2,000|
|Total Raised in 2010||$215,550|
Paiva-Ward raised $99,745 during the 2008 election cycle.
Her major contributors are listed below.
|Rhode Island Association of Realtors||$1,500|
|Amalgamated Transit Union||$1,500|
|Rhode Island Medical Society||$1,350|
|Rhode Island Dental Association||$1,350|
|Newport Democratic City||$1,300|
|Rhode Island Brotherhood of Correctional Officers||$1,300|
|Senate Democrats 2006 of Rhode Island||$1,250|
|Rhode Island Carpenters||$1,150|
|Matthew Lopes, Jr.||$1,100|
Paiva-Weed has a husband, Mark.
- M. Teresa Paiva-Weed's personal website
- Sen. Paiva-Weed's Rhode Island Senate website
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2010, 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002, 1996, 1994
- ↑ Candidates in Upcoming Elections "Rhode Island Secretary of State," Accessed July 5, 2012
- ↑ Unofficial results for Rhode Island state senate Democratic District 13 primary, 9/14/2010
- ↑ 2008 election results, Rhode Island Senate
- ↑ Rhode Island Senate spending, 2008
- ↑ Follow the Money - 2010 contributions
- ↑ 2008 Campaign contributors to M. Teresa Paiva-Ward
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