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Hanna Gallo
Hanna Gallo.jpg
Rhode Island Senate District 27
In office
1999 - present
Term ends
January 6, 2015
Years in position 16
Base salary$14,185.95/year
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 3, 1998
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sUniversity of Rhode Island
Master'sUniversity of Rhode Island
Date of birthNovember 21, 1956
Place of birthColorado Springs, CO
ProfessionSpeech Pathologist
Senate Office website
Hanna M. Gallo (b. November 21, 1956) has been a Democratic member of the Rhode Island State Senate. Gallo joined the Rhode Island State Senate in 1998. She has served in that position since, representing the 27th district.

Gallo is a Speech Language Pathologist for South Kingstown School Department.

Gallo attended the Community College of Rhode Island in 1976. She went on to earn her BS in Communicative Disorders from the University of Rhode Island in 1995. She then received her MS in Speech Language in 1997.

Committee assignments


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

Rhode Island Committee Assignments, 2013
Education, Chair


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


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



See also: Rhode Island State Senate elections, 2012

Gallo won re-election in District 27. She was unopposed in the Democratic primary on September 11. Robert B. Lancia was unopposed in the Republican primary. Gallo defeated Lancia and independent Aram G. Garabedian in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[1]

Rhode Island State Senate, District 27, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngHanna Gallo Incumbent 46.6% 5,872
     Independent Aram G. Garabedian 33.5% 4,227
     Republican Robert B. Lancia 19.7% 2,486
     Other Write-in 0.1% 18
Total Votes 12,603


See also: Rhode Island State Senate elections, 2010

Gallo was re-elected in District 27. Gallo defeated Republican Eileen Grossman in the November 2 general election. She was unopposed in the September 14 Democratic primary.

Rhode Island State Senate, District 27
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Hanna Gallo (D) 6164
Eileen Grossman (R) 3942


On November 4, 2008, Gallo was re-elected to the 27th District Seat in the Rhode Island State Senate. Gallo had no challenger. [2]

Campaign donors


Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.


In 2010, Gallo received $25,480 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[3]

Rhode Island State Senate 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Hanna Gallo's campaign in 2010
Sheet Metal Workers International Association$1,100
Cranston Fire Fighters Local 1363$1,000
Cranston Teachers Alliance$800
Angell, Stephen$800
Rhode Island Carpenters & Joiners$800
Total Raised in 2010 $25,480


Gallo raised $23,835 during the 2008 election cycle.

Her top contributor is listed below.[4]

Donor Amount
Sheet Metal Workers $1,000


Gallo and her husband Russell have two children.

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Rhode Island State Senate District 27
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