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Michael Pinga

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Michael Pinga
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Rhode Island Senate District 9
Former member
In office
2009 - 2013
Base salary$13,962.55/year
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 4, 2008
Term limitsN/A
OtherCommunity College of Rhode Island/La Salle Academy
BirthdayJanuary 3, 1963
Office website
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Michael Pinga (b. January 3, 1963) is a former Democratic member of the Rhode Island State Senate, representing the 9th District from 2009 to 2013.

Pinga works for Wescott Banking Company, Incorporated.

Pinga attended the Community College of Rhode Island.

Committee assignments


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


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



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.[1][2]

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


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.[3]

Rhode Island State Senate, District 9
Candidates Votes

Green check mark transparent.png Michael Pinga (D) 4746
William Anderson (I) 2911


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

Campaign donors


In 2010, Pinga received $34,800 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[5]


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

His major contributors are listed below.[6]

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


Pinga and his wife Jill have two children.

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