Michael Pinga

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Michael Pinga
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Candidate for
Rhode Island State Senate, District 9
PartyIndependent
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 4, 2008
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Rhode Island Senate District 9
2009 - 2013
Education
OtherCommunity College of Rhode Island/La Salle Academy
Personal
BirthdayJanuary 3, 1963
ProfessionBusinessman
CandidateVerification
Michael Pinga (b. January 3, 1963) is a 2014 Independent candidate for District 9 of the Rhode Island State Senate.

He is a former Democratic member of the Rhode Island State Senate, representing District 9 from 2009 to 2013.

Biography

Pinga attended the Community College of Rhode Island. Pinga works for Wescott Banking Company, Incorporated.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2014

See also: Rhode Island State Senate elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Rhode Island State Senate will consist of a primary election on September 9, 2014, and a general election on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was June 25, 2014. Incumbent Adam J. Satchell will face Debra Tocco in the Democratic primary. Thomas Jones withdrew from the race before the Democratic primary. Michael Pinga is running as an Independent candidate.[1]

2012

See also: Rhode Island State Senate elections, 2012

Pinga ran for re-election in District 9 and was defeated in the Democratic primary on September 11 by Adam J. Satchell.[2][3]

Rhode Island State Senate, District 9 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngAdam Satchell 58% 1,151
Michael Pinga Incumbent 42% 833
Total Votes 1,984

2010

See also: Rhode Island State Senate elections, 2010

Pinga was re-elected in District 9. He defeated independent William Anderson in the November 2 general election. He defeated Peter Calci, Jr. in the September 14 Democratic primary.[4][5]

Rhode Island State Senate, District 9
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Michael Pinga (D) 4746
William Anderson (I) 2911

2008

See also: Rhode Island State Senate elections, 2008

On November 4, 2008, Pinga was re-elected to the 9th District Seat in the Rhode Island State Senate. Pinga had no challenger.[6]

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Pinga received $34,800 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[7]

Rhode Island State Senate 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Michael Pinga's campaign in 2010
Pinga, Michael J$22,465
Cheng, Brian$500
Paolino, Raymond T$250
Richman, Vicki$242
Hamel, Michael$238
Total Raised in 2010 $34,800

2008

Pinga raised $14,579 during the 2008 election cycle.

His major contributors are listed below.[8]

Donor Amount
Michael Pinga $2,000
Mia Evangelista $1,000
Richard Evangelista $1,000
Raymond Polino $1,000

Personal

Pinga and his wife Jill have two children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Rhode Island State Senate District 9
2009–2013
Succeeded by
Adam Satchell (D)