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Arthur Handy

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Arthur Handy
Rhode Island House of Representatives District 18
In office
2003 - Present
Term ends
January 4, 2013
Years in position 12
Base salary$13,962.55/year
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2002
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Office website
Campaign website
Arthur Handy (b. February 15, 1967) is a Democratic member of the Rhode Island House of Representatives, representing District 18.


Handy received his BA from the University of Miami in 1990.

Professional experience

Handy has worked as Sustainable Rhode Island Coordinator for The Apeiron Institute for Sustainable Living. He has also worked as Director of Communications and Advocacy for the American Lung Association.

Political experience

Handy joined the Rhode Island House of Representatives in 2003. He has served in that position since, representing the 18th District.

Committee assignments


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Handy has been appointed to these committees:


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



See also: Rhode Island House of Representatives elections, 2010

Handy won re-election to the 18th District Seat in 2010. He defeated John McCarthy in the September 14 Democratic primary election and defeated Republican Richard Nordlundin the general election on November 2, 2010.[1][2]

Rhode Island House District 18
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Arthur Handy (D) 2834
Richard Nordlund (R) 1524


In 2008 Handy was re-elected to the Rhode Island House District 18. Handy (D) finished with 4,076 votes while his opponent Richard Nordlund (R) finished with 1,819 votes.[3] Handy raised $9,035 for his campaign fund.[4]

Rhode Island House District 18
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Arthur Handy (D) 4,076
Richard Nordlund (R) 1,819

Campaign donors


In 2010, Handy raised $16,573 in campaign donations. The top contributors to the campaign are listed below.[5]

Rhode Island House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Arthur Handy's campaign in 2010
Segal, David$1,000
National Education Association Rhode Island$1,000
Sgouros, Thomas$700
Cranston Fire Fighters Local 1363$500
Gill, Tim$500
Total Raised in 2010 $16,573


Listed below is the largest contributor to Arthur Handy's 2008 campaign.

Donor Amount
National Education Association Rhode Island $1,250


Handy and his wife, Patricia, have one child.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Rhode Island House of Representatives - District 18
Succeeded by