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Spencer Dickinson

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Spencer Dickinson
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Rhode Island House of Representatives District 35
Incumbent
In office
2011 - Present
Term ends
January 6, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$14,947.34/year
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sHarvard University
Military service
Service/branchU.S. Army
Years of service1963-1964, 1968-1969
Personal
BirthdayNovember 7, 1943
ProfessionConstruction, Home Builder
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Spencer E. Dickinson (b. November 7, 1943) is a Democratic member of the Rhode Island House of Representatives, representing District 35. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Biography

Dickinson earned his B.A. from Harvard University in 1966. His professional experience includes working in the home building industry for MB Construction. He served in the U.S. Army from 1963 to 1964, and again from 1968 to 1969.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Rhode Island Committee Assignments, 2013
Small Business

2011-2012

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

Elections

2014

See also: Rhode Island House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Rhode Island House of Representatives will consist of a primary election on September 9, 2014, and a general election on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was June 25, 2014. Incumbent Spencer Dickinson will face Kathleen Fogarty in the Democratic primary, while Lacey McGreevy is unopposed in the Republican primary.[2]

2012

See also: Rhode Island House of Representatives elections, 2012

Dickinson won re-election in the 2012 election for Rhode Island House of Representatives District 25. Dickinson defeated Kathleen Fogarty in the September 11 Democratic primary and defeated James Haldeman (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[3][4][5]

Rhode Island House of Representatives, District 35, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngSpencer Dickinson Incumbent 54.2% 2,470
     Republican James Haldeman 45.5% 2,074
     Other Write-in 0.3% 15
Total Votes 4,559
Rhode Island House of Representatives, District 35 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngSpencer Dickinson Incumbent 52.8% 514
Kathleen Fogarty 47.2% 460
Total Votes 974

2010

See also: Rhode Island House of Representatives elections, 2010

Dickinson defeated incumbent Michael Rice in the September 14 Democratic primary and defeated Republican James Haldeman in the November 2 general election.[6][7]

Rhode Island House District 35
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Spencer Dickinson (D) 2081
James Haldeman (R) 1918

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Spencer Dickinson is available dating back to 2006. Based on available campaign finance records, Spencer Dickinson raised a total of $154,942 during that time period. This information was last updated on August 2, 2013.[8]

Spencer Dickinson's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Rhode Island House of Representatives, District 35 Won $14,840
2010 Rhode Island House of Representatives, District 35 Won $12,600
2006 Lieutenant Governor of Rhode Island Defeated $127,502
Grand Total Raised $154,942

2012

Spencer Dickinson won re-election to the Rhode Island House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Spencer Dickinson raised a total of $14,840.
Rhode Island House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Spencer Dickinson's campaign in 2012
National Education Association Rhode Island$2,500
Rhode Island Federation of Teachers$1,850
Coventry Teachers Alliance$1,000
Rhode Island State Association of Fire Fighters$900
Connecticut Healthcare District 1199$750
Total Raised in 2012$14,840
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Spencer Dickinson won election to the Rhode Island House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Spencer Dickinson raised a total of $12,600.

2006

Spencer Dickinson lost the election for the Lieutenant Governor of Rhode Island in 2006. During that election cycle, Spencer Dickinson raised a total of $127,502.

Personal

Dickinson and his wife, Avery, have four children.[1]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Michael Rice (D)
Rhode Island House of Representatives - District 35
2011–present
Succeeded by
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