Adam J. Satchell

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Adam Satchell
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Rhode Island State Senate District 9
In office
Term ends
January 6, 2015
Years in position 3
Base salary$14,185.95/year
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember, 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
High schoolWest Warwick High School (1999)
Bachelor'sMerrimack College
Master'sRhode Island College
Place of birthWest Warwick, RI
ProfessionTeacher/Guidance Counselor
Office website
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Adam J. Satchell is a Democratic member of the Rhode Island State Senate, representing District 9. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.


Satchell earned his B.A. in Psychology from Merrimack College in 2003 and his M.A. in School Counseling from Rhode Island College in 2009. His professional experience includes working as a guidance counselor in the West Warwick School System and as a teacher at West Warwick High School.[1]

Committee assignments


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

Rhode Island Committee Assignments, 2013
Health & Human Services


Campaign themes


Satchell supports restoring the Historical Tax Credit. He also supports collective bargaining rights, marriage equality and further investments in renewable energy.[2]

He has stated, "I hope to bring pride back to West Warwick. I hope to help revitalize our downtown area as well as bring business to our industrial park. I hope to bring life into the downtown and vacant mill properties by restoring the Historical Tax Credit. I also hope to prevent any further cuts to education in West Warwick. I will also try to restore state and federal aid to those in need in our town. While many of my ideas have statewide applications, my first focus will always be the people and the town of West Warwick!"[3]



See also: Rhode Island State Senate elections, 2012

Satchell won election in the 2012 election for Rhode Island State Senate District 9. He defeated incumbent Michael Pinga in the Democratic primary on September 11. Paul P Caianiello Jr. ran unopposed in the Republican primary. Satchell defeated Caianiello in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[4][5]

Rhode Island State Senate, District 9, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngAdam J. Satchell 65.4% 6,618
     Republican Paul P Caianiello Jr. 32.6% 3,305
     Other Other 2% 200
Total Votes 10,123
Rhode Island State Senate, District 9 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngAdam Satchell 58% 1,151
Michael Pinga Incumbent 42% 833
Total Votes 1,984

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Adam Satchell is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Adam Satchell raised a total of $10,875 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 25, 2013.[6]

Adam Satchell's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Rhode Island State Senate, District 9 Won $10,875
Grand Total Raised $10,875


Adam Satchell won election to the Rhode Island State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Adam Satchell raised a total of $10,875.


Satchell is married to Kayla.

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Preceded by
Michael Pinga (D)
Rhode Island State Senate District 9
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