Richard Morrison

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Richard Morrison
Rhode Island House of Representatives District 68
Former member
In office
2011 - 2013
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2010
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sAdelphi University
J.D.Southern New England School of Law
Richard P. Morrison (b. April 28, 1965) is a former Democratic member of the Rhode Island House of Representatives, representing District 68 from 2011 to 2013.


Morrison earned his B.S. from Adelphi University and his J.D. from the Southern New England School of Law. His professional experience includes working as an attorney.[1]

Committee assignments


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



See also: Rhode Island House of Representatives elections, 2012

Morrison filed to run for re-election in District 68 and would have been opposed in the Democratic primary on September 11 by John W. Hanley and Kenneth A. Marshall.[2] However, he withdrew from the race in August citing obligations to his family and business.[3]


See also: Rhode Island House of Representatives elections, 2010

Morrison defeated incumbent Douglas Gablinske in the September 14 Democratic primary and defeated Republican Thomas Carroll in the November 2 general election.[4][5]

Rhode Island House District 68
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Richard Morrison (D) 2357
Thomas Carroll (R) 1581

Campaign donors


In 2010, Morrison raised a total of $25,337 in campaign funds.[6] His top contributors were:

Donor Amount
Rhode Island Education Association $2,000
Rhode Island Laborers Public Employees $1,300
Morrow, Sharon $1,000
Wollschlager, W J $1,000
Morrison, Dawn M $1,000


Morrison and his wife Dawn have one daughter, Morgan.[1]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Douglas Gablinske (D)
Rhode Island House of Representatives - District 68
Succeeded by
Kenneth A. Marshall (D)