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Nicholas Kettle

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Nicholas Kettle
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Rhode Island Senate District 21
Incumbent
In office
January 4, 2011- present
Term ends
January 6, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$14,185.95/year
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Personal
BirthdayOctober 18, 1990
Place of birthProvidence, RI
ProfessionCollege student
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Nicholas D. Kettle (b. October 18, 1990) is a Republican member of the Rhode Island State Senate, representing District 21. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Biography

Kettle graduated from Coventry High School and is currently enrolled at Rhode Island College. His professional experience includes working as a dishwasher at Cracker Barrel.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Kettle served on the following committees:

Rhode Island Committee Assignments, 2013
Environment & Agriculture, Secretary
Education
Housing & Municipal Government

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Kettle served on these committees:

Elections

2012

See also: Rhode Island State Senate elections, 2012

Kettle won re-election in District 21. He was unopposed in the Republican primary on September 11, 2012. Scott M. Pollard was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Kettle defeated Pollard in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[1]

Rhode Island State Senate, District 21, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngNicholas Kettle Incumbent 50.7% 6,977
     Democratic Scott M. Pollard 49.2% 6,776
     Other Write-in 0.1% 16
Total Votes 13,769

2010

See also: Rhode Island State Senate elections, 2010

Kettle defeated Democrat Anthony Colaluca and independent John Assalone in the November 2nd general election.

Rhode Island State Senate, District 21, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngNicholas Kettle 51.3% 4,623
     Democratic Anthony Colaluca 48.7% 4,385
Total Votes 9,008

Primary

Kettle was one of 95 challengers to defeat an incumbent in a 2010 state legislative primary. He defeated Leo Blais, who had first been elected to the seat in 1992. He was elected as the youngest serving senator in state history.[2]

Rhode Island State Senate Republican Primary, District 21 Republican Primary, 2010
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngNicholas Kettle 51.1% 525
Leo Blais Incumbent 48.9% 502
Total Votes 1,027

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Nicholas Kettle is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Nicholas Kettle raised a total of $11,299 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 26, 2013.[3]

Nicholas Kettle's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Rhode Island State Senate, District 21 Won $6,650
2010 Rhode Island State Senate, District 21 Won $4,649
Grand Total Raised $11,299

2012

Nicholas Kettle won re-election to the Rhode Island State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Nicholas Kettle raised a total of $6,650.

2010

Nicholas Kettle won election to the Rhode Island State Senate in 2010. During that election cycle, Nicholas Kettle raised a total of $4,649.

Endorsements

Presidential preference

2012

See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

Nicholas Kettle endorsed Ron Paul in the 2012 presidential election. [4]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Leo Blais (R)
Rhode Island State Senate District 21
2011–present
Succeeded by
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