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Edward O'Neill

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Edward O'Neill
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Rhode Island Senate District 17
Incumbent
In office
2009 - present
Term ends
January 6, 2015
Years in position 5
PartyIndependent
Compensation
Base salary$14,185.95/year
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 4, 2008
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sBryant University
Personal
BirthdayJune 11, 1946
ProfessionRetired
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Edward J. O'Neill (b. June 11, 1946) has been an Independent member of the Rhode Island State Senate since 2009, representing the 17th district.

O'Neill used to work for Texas Instruments, Incorporated. He is now retired. O'Neill attended Bryant University.


Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, O'Neill served on the following committees:

Rhode Island Committee Assignments, 2013
Government Oversight, Secretary
Education
Finance

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, O'Neill served on these committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, O'Neill served on these committees:

Elections

2012

See also: Rhode Island State Senate elections, 2012

O'Neill won re-election in the 2012 election for Rhode Island State Senate District 17. He defeated John J. Cullen (D) and Derek M. Meiklejohn (I) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.

Rhode Island State Senate, District 17, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Independent Green check mark transparent.pngEdward O'Neill Incumbent 57.3% 7,588
     Democratic John J. Cullen 36.1% 4,776
     Independent Derek M. Meiklejohn 6.4% 842
     Other Write-in 0.2% 26
Total Votes 13,232

2010

See also: Rhode Island State Senate elections, 2010

O'Neill was re-elected in District 17. He defeated Democrat Linda Noble in the November 2 general election.

Rhode Island State Senate, District 17
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Edward O'Neill (I) 5316
Linda Noble (D) 4441

2008

On November 4, 2008, O'Neill was re-elected to the 17th District Seat in the Rhode Island State Senate. [1] O'Neill raised $33,773 for his campaign, while Montalbano raised $259,586. [2]

Rhode Island State Senate, District 17 (2008)
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Edward O'Neill (I) 6,773
Joseph Montalbano (D) 5,980

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, O'Neill received $53,025 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[3]


2008

O'Neill raised $33,773 during the 2008 election cycle.

He was his own top contributor, as seen below.[4]

Donor Amount
Edward O'Neill $25,327

Personal

O'Neill and his wife Carole have two children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Rhode Island State Senate District 17
2009–present
Succeeded by
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