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Robert Watson

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Robert Watson
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Rhode Island House of Representatives District 30
Retired
In office
1993 - 2013
PartyRepublican
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2010
Term limitsN/A
Personal
ProfessionAttorney
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Robert Watson (b. October 14, 1960) is a former Republican member of the Rhode Island House of Representatives.

Watson earned his B.A. from the University of Denver in 1982. He went on to receive his J.D. from Catholic University Columbus School of Law in 1986.

He currently works as an attorney.

Watson served in the Rhode Island State Senate from 1989 to 1991, and served in Rhode Island House of Representatives from 1993-2013. He served as House Minority Leader from 1998 until his retirement.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Watson served on these committees: Legislative Services, Secretary

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Watson served on these committees:

Elections

2012

See also: Rhode Island House of Representatives elections, 2012

Watson did not run for re-election in 2012.[1]

2010

See also: Rhode Island House of Representatives elections, 2010

Watson won re-election in 2010. He was unopposed in the September 14 Republican primary and defeated independent Robert Bolton in the November 2 general election.[2][3]

Rhode Island House District 30
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Robert Watson (R) 3349
Robert Bolton (I) 2540

2008

In 2008 Watson was re-elected to the Rhode Island State House District 30. Watson (R) finished with 4,055 votes while his opponent Jean Guliano (D) finished with 3,387 votes.[4] Watson raised $33,775 for his campaign fund.[5]

Rhode Island State House District 30
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Robert Watson (R) 4,055
Jean Guliano (D) 3,387

Watson ran for re-election to the 30th District seat in 2010. He had no primary opposition. Robert Bolton ran for the seat as a Republican. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Watson raised $1,000 in campaign donations.[6]

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Rhode Island House of Representatives - District 30
1993–2013
Succeeded by
Antonio Giarrusso (R)