John DeSimone

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John DeSimone
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Rhode Island House of Representatives District 5
Incumbent
In office
1993 - Present
Term ends
January 6, 2015
Years in position 21
PartyDemocratic
Leadership
State House Majority Leader
March 25, 2014-present
Compensation
Base salary$14,947.34/year
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected1992
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sProvidence College
J.D.Suffolk University
Personal
ProfessionAttorney
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
John J. DeSimone (b. November 26, 1960) is a Democratic member of the Rhode Island House of Representatives, representing District 5. He was first elected to the chamber in 1992. He currently serves as House Majority Leader.

Biography

DeSimone earned his B.A. from Providence College in 1982 and his J.D. from Suffolk University in 1985. His professional experience includes working as an attorney.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Rhode Island Committee Assignments, 2013
Municipal Government, Chair
Judiciary, Vice Chair

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2014

See also: Rhode Island House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Rhode Island House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election took place September 9, 2014. The general election will be held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was June 25, 2014. Incumbent John DeSimone was unopposed in the Democratic primary and is unchallenged in the general election.[2][3]

2012

See also: Rhode Island House of Representatives elections, 2012

DeSimone won re-election in the 2012 election for Rhode Island House of Representatives District 4. DiSimone was unopposed in the September 11 Democratic primary and defeated independent Daniel J. Grzych in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[4][5][6]

Rhode Island House of Representatives, District 5, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJohn DeSimone Incumbent 74.3% 2,615
     Independent Daniel J. Grzych 25.1% 884
     Other Write-in 0.5% 19
Total Votes 3,518

2010

See also: Rhode Island House of Representatives elections, 2010

DeSimone won re-election to the 5th District seat in 2010. He defeated Stan Dickenson in the primary election and defeated Republican Mark Garofalo in the general election on November 2, 2010.[7][8]

Rhode Island House District 5
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png John DeSimone (D) 2298
Mark Garofalo (R) 736

2008

See also: Rhode Island House of Representatives elections, 2008

In 2008 DeSimone was re-elected to the Rhode Island House District 5. DeSimone ran unopposed and finished with 3,752 votes.[9] DeSimone raised $7,845 for his campaign fund.[10]

Rhode Island House District 5
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png John DeSimone (D) 3,752

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for John DeSimone is available dating back to 1994. Based on available campaign finance records, John DeSimone raised a total of $121,331 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 31, 2013.[11]

John DeSimone's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Rhode Island House of Representatives, District 5 Won $9,415
2010 Rhode Island House of Representatives, District 5 Won $15,073
2008 Rhode Island House of Representatives, District 5 Won $7,845
2006 Rhode Island House of Representatives, District 5 Won $11,408
2004 Rhode Island House of Representatives, District 5 Won $33,264
2002 Rhode Island House of Representatives, District 5 Won $18,697
2000 Rhode Island House of Representatives, District 6 Won $2,965
1998 Rhode Island House of Representatives, District 6 Won $4,565
1996 Rhode Island House of Representatives, District 6 Won $5,685
1994 Rhode Island House of Representatives, District 6 Won $12,414
Grand Total Raised $121,331

2012

John DeSimone won re-election to the Rhode Island House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, John DeSimone raised a total of $9,415.
Rhode Island House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to John DeSimone's campaign in 2012
Rhode Island State Association of Fire Fighters$900
Blank$600
Coventry Teachers Alliance$500
Providence Fire Fighters Local 799$500
Lincoln Teachers Association$500
Total Raised in 2012$9,415
Source:Follow the Money

2010

John DeSimone won re-election to the Rhode Island House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, John DeSimone raised a total of $15,073.

2008

John DeSimone won re-election to the Rhode Island House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, John DeSimone raised a total of $7,845.

2006

John DeSimone won re-election to the Rhode Island House of Representatives in 2006. During that election cycle, John DeSimone raised a total of $11,408.

2004

John DeSimone won re-election to the Rhode Island House of Representatives in 2004. During that election cycle, John DeSimone raised a total of $33,264.

2002

John DeSimone won re-election to the Rhode Island House of Representatives in 2002. During that election cycle, John DeSimone raised a total of $18,697.

2000

John DeSimone won re-election to the Rhode Island House of Representatives in 2000. During that election cycle, John DeSimone raised a total of $2,965.

1998

John DeSimone won re-election to the Rhode Island House of Representatives in 1998. During that election cycle, John DeSimone raised a total of $4,565.

1996

John DeSimone won re-election to the Rhode Island House of Representatives in 1996. During that election cycle, John DeSimone raised a total of $5,685.

1994

John DeSimone won re-election to the Rhode Island House of Representatives in 1994. During that election cycle, John DeSimone raised a total of $12,414.

Personal

DeSimone and his wife, Diane, have two children.[1]

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