Michael Tarro

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Michael Tarro
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Rhode Island House of Representatives District 8
Incumbent
In office
2011 - 2013
PartyDemocratic
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2010
Term limitsN/A
Personal
ProfessionAttorney
Websites
Office website
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Michael A. Tarro (b. April 22, 1963) is a former Democratic member of the Rhode Island House of Representatives, representing District 8 from 2011-2013.

He has spent his career in the legal field, eventually opening his own practice, Michael A. Tarro Law Associates. Currently he works as the Assistant City Solicitor for the City of Providence.

Tarro earned his B.S. from Bryant University and his J.D. from Suffolk University Law School.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

Elections

2012

See also: Rhode Island House of Representatives elections, 2012

Tarro ran for re-election in District 8 and was defeated in the Democratic primary on September 11 by Elizabeth Libby Kimzey and John Joseph Lombardi.[1][2]

Rhode Island House of Representatives, District 8 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Lombardi 52.3% 782
Elizabeth Kimzey 35.4% 529
Michael Tarro Incumbent 12.2% 183
Total Votes 1,494

2010

See also: Rhode Island House of Representatives elections, 2010

Tarro defeated Anthony Scarcella and Nathan Barchus in the September 14 Democratic primary and defeated independent Robert Berrillo in the November 2 general election.[3][4]

Rhode Island House District 8
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Michael Tarro (D) 1520
Robert Berrillo (I) 492

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Tarro raised a total of $16,157 in campaign funds.[5] His top contributors were:

Donor Amount
Tarro, Michael A $2,567
Decrescenzco, Gregory $1,000
Decrescenzco, Gregory $300
Solomon, Anthony J $300
Ricci, Armando J $300

Personal

Tarro has three children, Michael, Kaitlyn, and Brandon.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Steven Costantino (D)
Rhode Island House of Representatives - District 8
2011–2013
Succeeded by
John Joseph Lombardi (D)