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}}{{tnr}}'''Dominick Ruggerio''' (b. December 19, 1948) has been a [[Democratic Party|Democratic]] member of the [[Rhode Island State Senate]] who currently serves as [[State Senate Majority Leader|Majority Leader]].  Ruggerio served in the Rhode Island State House of Representatives from 1981 to 1984.  He joined the Rhode Island State Senate in 1984.  From 1988 to 1990, he served as Deputy Presdient Pro Tempore.  He is currently the Senate Majority Whip, representing the 4th district.
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}}{{tnr}}'''Dominick J. Ruggerio''' (b. December 19, 1948) has been a [[Democratic Party|Democratic]] member of the [[Rhode Island State Senate]] who currently serves as [[State Senate Majority Leader|Majority Leader]].  Ruggerio served in the Rhode Island State House of Representatives from 1981 to 1984.  He joined the Rhode Island State Senate in 1984.  From 1988 to 1990, he served as Deputy Presdient Pro Tempore.  He is currently the Senate Majority Whip, representing the 4th district.
  
 
Ruggerio has worked as a Regional Coordinator.  He is currently Assistant Administrator for North East Labor Management Trust Corporation.
 
Ruggerio has worked as a Regional Coordinator.  He is currently Assistant Administrator for North East Labor Management Trust Corporation.

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Dominick Ruggerio
Dominick Ruggerio.jpg
Rhode Island Senate District 4
Incumbent
In office
1985 - present
Term ends
January 6, 2015
Years in position 29
PartyDemocratic
Leadership
Majority Leader
2011-present
Majority Whip
2003-2010
Deputy President Pro Tempore
1988-1990
Compensation
Base salary$14,185.95/year
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 1984
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
House of Representatives
1981-1984
Education
Bachelor'sProvidence College
Personal
BirthdayDecember 19, 1948
Place of birthProvidence, RI
ProfessionAssistant Administrator
ReligionCatholic
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Dominick J. Ruggerio (b. December 19, 1948) has been a Democratic member of the Rhode Island State Senate who currently serves as Majority Leader. Ruggerio served in the Rhode Island State House of Representatives from 1981 to 1984. He joined the Rhode Island State Senate in 1984. From 1988 to 1990, he served as Deputy Presdient Pro Tempore. He is currently the Senate Majority Whip, representing the 4th district.

Ruggerio has worked as a Regional Coordinator. He is currently Assistant Administrator for North East Labor Management Trust Corporation.

Ruggerio earned his BS from Providence College in 1974. He also attended Bryant College.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

As Senate Majority Leader, Ruggerio is an ex-officio member of all Senate committees.

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Ruggerio served on no committees.

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: Rhode Island State Senate elections, 2012

Ruggerio won re-election in District 4. He was unopposed in the Democratic primary on September 11, 2012. He defeated Michael J. Rollins (L) and John Ricottilli (I) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[1]

Rhode Island State Senate, District 4, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDominick Ruggerio Incumbent 66.3% 7,039
     Independent John Ricottilli 27.6% 2,924
     Libertarian Michael J. Rollins 5.8% 614
     Other Write-in 0.3% 36
Total Votes 10,613

2010

See also: Rhode Island State Senate elections, 2010

Ruggerio was re-election in District 4. Ruggerio defeated independent Thomas Rossi in the November 2 general election. He defeated Raymond De Stefanis in the September 14 Democratic primary. [2]

Rhode Island State Senate, District 4
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Dominick Ruggerio (D) 5360
Thomas Rossi (I) 2762

2008

On November 4, 2008, Ruggerio was re-elected to the 4th District Seat in the Rhode Island State Senate. [3] Ruggerio raised $73,928 for his campaign, while Spaziano raised $5,810. [4]

Rhode Island State Senate, District 4 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Dominick Ruggerio (D) 7,759
Christine Spaziano (R) 3,318

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, Ruggerio received $94,403 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[5]

Rhode Island State Senate 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Dominick Ruggerio's campaign in 2010
Ruggerio, Dominick J$15,775
Rhode Island Carpenters & Joiners$2,100
Massachusetts Laborers District Council$2,000
Operating Engineers Local 57$2,000
Rhode Island Laborers Public Employees$2,000
Total Raised in 2010 $94,403

2008

Ruggerio raised $73,928 during the 2008 election cycle.

His major contributors are listed below.[6]

Donor Amount
Rhode Island Laborers $3,500
Rhode Island Laborers Public Employees $2,000
Rhode Island Brotherhood of Correctional Officers $1,600
Rhode Island Carpenters $1,400
Operating Engineers Local 57 $1,400
National Education Association Rhode Island $1,400
Connecticut Laborers District Council $1,300
Rhode Island Troopers Association $1,300
Albert Lepore $1,000
Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 51 $1,000

Personal

Ruggerio has two children.

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Rhode Island State Senate District 4
1985–present
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