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|Name = Gordon Fox
political position  = Rhode Island House District 4 |
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|Position = Rhode Island House of Representatives District 4
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}}{{tnr}}'''Gordon Fox''' (b. December 21, 1961) is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Rhode Island House of Representatives]], representing District 4.  
 
}}{{tnr}}'''Gordon Fox''' (b. December 21, 1961) is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Rhode Island House of Representatives]], representing District 4.  
  

Revision as of 16:50, 10 December 2011

Gordon Fox
GFox.jpg
Rhode Island House of Representatives District 4
Incumbent
In office
1993 - Present
Term ends
January 4, 2013
Years in position 21
PartyDemocratic
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected1992
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Personal
ProfessionAttorney
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Gordon Fox (b. December 21, 1961) is a Democratic member of the Rhode Island House of Representatives, representing District 4.

In February 2010, Fox was chosen to succeed William Murphy as Speaker of the House. He is the state's first black and first openly gay House speaker.[1]

Education

Fox attended Providence College. He earned his BA from Rhode Island College in 1985. He went on to receive his JD from Northeastern University in 1991.

Professional experience

Fox is an attorney.

Political experience

Fox joined the Rhode Island House of Representatives in 1992. He has served in that position since, representing the 4th District. He served as House Majority Leader from 2002 to 2010. He was then chosen to be Speaker of the House in February of 2010.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

  • Legislative Services

Elections

2010

See also: Rhode Island House of Representatives elections, 2010

Fox won re-election in the 2010 elections. He was unopposed in the September 14 Democratic primary and defeated Republican Erich Sturn in the November 2 general election.[2][3]

Rhode Island House District 4
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Gordon Fox (D) 3564
Erich Sturn (R) 1094

2008

In 2008 Fox was re-elected to the Rhode Island House District 4. Fox (D) finished with 4,899 votes while his opponent David Anderson (R) finished with 1,271 votes.[4] Fox raised $112,242 for his campaign fund.[5]

Rhode Island House District 4
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Gordon Fox (D) 4,899
David Anderson (R) 1,271

Fox ran for re-election to the 4th District Seat in 2010. He had no primary opposition. Erich Sturn ran for the seat as a Republican. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.

Campaign donors

2008

Listed below are the five largest contributors to Gordon Fox's 2008 campaign.

Donor Amount
Steven Nappa $2,000
Operating Engineers Local 57 $1,700
International Brotherhood of Teamsters $1,500
Rhode Island Laborer $1,500
Rhode Island Association of Realtors $1,500

External links

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Rhode Island House of Representatives - District 4
1993–present
Succeeded by
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