James Doyle (Rhode Island)

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James E. Doyle
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Rhode Island Senate District 8
In office
2005 - present
Term ends
January 6, 2015
Years in position 9
Base salary$14,185.95/year
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 2, 2004
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sProvidence College
BirthdayFebruary 16, 1972
ProfessionPresident/CEO, Doyle Respiratory
Office website
James E. Doyle, II (b. February 16, 1972) has been a Democratic member of the Rhode Island State Senate. Doyle joined the Rhode Island State Senate in 2004. He has served in that position since, representing the 8th district.

Doyle is President/CEO of Doyle Respiratory.

Doyle earned his BA from Providence College in 1994.

Committee assignments


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

Rhode Island Committee Assignments, 2013
Finance, Secretary


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Doyle served on the following committees:


In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Doyle served on the following committees:



See also: Rhode Island State Senate elections, 2012

Doyle won re-election in District 8. He ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on September 11, 2012. Doyle defeated Beth M Croll (I) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[1]

Rhode Island State Senate, District 8, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJames E. Doyle Incumbent 75.3% 6,435
     Independent Beth M Croll 24.5% 2,092
     Other Other 0.2% 20
Total Votes 8,547


See also: Rhode Island State Senate elections, 2010

Doyle was re-elected in District 8. He defeated Republican Elizabeth Croll in the November 2 general election. He was unopposed in the September 14 Democratic primary [2]

Rhode Island State Senate, District 8
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png James E. Doyle (D) 3933
Elizabeth Croll (I) 2311


On November 4, 2008, Doyle was re-elected to the 8th District Seat in the Rhode Island State Senate. Doyle had no challenger. [3]

Campaign donors


Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.


In 2010, Doyle received $24,782 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[4]

Rhode Island State Senate 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to James Doyle (Rhode Island)'s campaign in 2010
Doyle, James$1,275
Dogle For Mayor$1,000
Riscitti, Anthony$500
Amalgamated Transit Union$500
Dunphy, Lynne M$500
Total Raised in 2010 $24,782


Doyle raised $27,463 during the 2008 election cycle.

His major contributors are listed below.[5]

Donor Amount
Joslin Leasca $1,000
Doyle for Mayor $1,000
Senate Democrats 2006 of Rhode Island $1,000


Doyle and his wife Jaclyn have two children.

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Preceded by
Rhode Island State Senate District 8
Succeeded by