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
Compensation
Base salary$14,185.95/year
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected1992
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Personal
ProfessionAttorney
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
John DeSimone (b. November 26, 1960) is a Democratic member of the Rhode Island House of Representatives, representing District 5.

Education

DeSimone earned his BA from Providence College in 1982. He went on to receive his JD from Suffolk University in 1985.

Professional experience

DeSimone is an attorney.

Political experience

DeSimone joined the Rhode Island House of Representatives in 1992. He has served in that position since, representing the 5th District.

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

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.[1]

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.[2][3]

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

2008

In 2008 DeSimone was re-elected to the Rhode Island House District 5. DeSimone ran unopposed and finished with 3,752 votes.[4] DeSimone raised $7,845 for his campaign fund.[5]

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

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, DeSimone raised $15,073 in campaign donations. The top contributors to the campaign are listed below.[6]

Rhode Island House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to John DeSimone's campaign in 2010
Providence Teachers Union$500
National Education Association Rhode Island$400
Warwick Teachers Local 915$400
Rhode Island Federation Of Teachers$400
Verdecchia, John M$300
Total Raised in 2010 $15,073

Personal

DeSimone and his wife, Diane, have two children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Rhode Island House of Representatives - District 5
1993–present
Succeeded by
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