Donna Walsh

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Donna Walsh
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Rhode Island House of Representatives District 36
Incumbent
In office
2007 - Present
Term ends
January 6, 2015
Years in position 7
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$14,185.95/year
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2006
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Personal
ProfessionTeacher
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Donna M. Walsh (b. January 28, 1943) is a Democratic member of the Rhode Island House of Representatives, representing District 36. She joined the Rhode Island House of Representatives in 2007.

Walsh earned her BA and MA from the University of Rhode Island in 1971 and 1976, respectively.

She has taught 6th Grade at Chariho Regional School District since 1972.

Walsh served as Vice President of the Charlestown Town Council from 1982 to 1984. She then served in the Rhode Island State Senate from 1996 to 2002. From 1997 to 2002, she served as Deputy Majority Leader.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Rhode Island Committee Assignments, 2013
Environment and Natural Resources, Vice Chair
Judiciary
Oversight

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: Rhode Island House of Representatives elections, 2012

Walsh won re-election in the 2012 election for Rhode Island House of Representatives District 36. Walsh was unopposed in the September 11 Democratic primary and defeated Tina Jackson (R) and Kevin Prescott (I) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[1]

Rhode Island House of Representatives, District 36, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDonna Walsh Incumbent 63% 4,717
     Republican Tina Jackson 26.4% 1,979
     Independent Kevin Prescott 10.5% 783
     Other Write-in 0.1% 5
Total Votes 7,484

2010

See also: Rhode Island House of Representatives elections, 2010

Walsh won re-election in 2010. She was unopposed in the September 14 primary election and defeated Moderate Thomas Browning in the November 2 general election.[2][3]

Rhode Island House District 36
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Donna Walsh (D) 3546
Thomas Browning (M) 2305

2008

In 2008 Walsh was elected to the Rhode Island House District 36. Walsh (D) finished with 2,483 votes and was followed by David Cote (R) with 2,240 votes and Matthew McHugh (I) with 2,086 votes.[4] Walsh raised $23,611 for her campaign fund.[5]

Rhode Island House District 36
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Donna Walsh (D) 2,483
David Cote (R) 2,240
Matthew McHugh (I) 2,086

Walsh ran for re-election to the 36th District Seat in 2010. She had no primary opposition. Martha Stamp and James Parkin ran for the seat as Republicans. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, Walsh raised $21,085 in campaign donations. The top contributors to the campaign are listed below.[6]

2008

Listed below are the two largest contributors to Donna Walsh's 2008 campaign.

Donor Amount
Donna M. Walsh $9,081
National Education Association Rhode Island $1,400

Personal

Walsh and her husband, Henry, have one child.

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Rhode Island House of Representatives - District 36
2007–present
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