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Daniel Gordon Jr.

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Daniel Gordon Jr.
Rhode Island House of Representatives District 71
In office
2011 - 2013
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2010
Term limitsN/A
ProfessionSelf-Employed Contractor
Office website
Daniel P. Gordon, Jr. (b. May 12, 1969) is a former Republican member of the Rhode Island House of Representatives.

He served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1987 to 1991. Currently, he works as a contractor and is self-employed.

Gordon studied finance through the U.S. Marine Corps Institute and construction management at San Diego State University.


Calls for resignation

Following the revelation of criminal activities, driving under an expired license and failure to appear in a Massachusetts court back in 2008, Governor Lincoln Chafee and other political leaders have called for Gordon to step down from his position in September 2011. The reasons given for his need to resign from his office were that time away from politics would allow Gordon to deal with his Court issues as well as allow for his constituency to have better representation from someone they can trust. Gordon responded that he is goal-oriented in his political career and would run for re-election in 2012 - however, he eventually decided not to run again.[1] Gordon has also started a recall campaign against governor Chafee.[2]

Committee assignments


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



Gordon did not run for re-election in 2012.[3]


Gordon was unopposed in the September 14 Republican primary and defeated Democrat George Alzaibak in the November 2 general election.[4][5]

Rhode Island House District 71
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Daniel Gordon Jr. (R) 2707
George Alzaibak (D) 2660

Campaign donors


In 2010, Gordon raised a total of $4,050 in campaign funds.[6] His top contributors were:

Donor Amount
Little Compton Republican Town Cmte $1,000
Middendorf II, Hon J W $1,000
Gordon Sr., Daniel $500

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Political offices
Preceded by
John Loughlin (R)
Rhode Island House of Representatives - District 71
Succeeded by
Dennis Canario (D)