John Edwards, Rhode Island Representative
|Rhode Island House of Representatives District 70|
|2009 - Present|
|January 6, 2015|
|Years in position||5|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Profession||Operations manager of Advanced Building Concepts|
Edwards earned his BS in Political Science from Northeastern University in 1983.
From 1989 to 1998, Edwards worked as Superintendent of J.G. Edwards Construction Company. He then worked for O. Ahlborg and Sons as a Project Manager from 1998 to 2000. He also worked as Senior Project Manager for Hodess Building Company from 2000 to 2003, and for Cutler Associates from 2003 to 2006. He has worked for Advanced Building Concepts as Operations Manager since 2006.
Edwards was a candidate for the Rhode Island House of Representatives in 2004 but was not elected. He has also served as Councilman for the Town of Tiverton since 2006.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Edwards served on the following committees:
|Rhode Island Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Small Business|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Edwards served on these committees:
|Rhode Island Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Labor, Vice Chair|
|• Small Business|
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Edwards served on these committees:
|Rhode Island Committee Assignments, 2009|
|• Veterans' Affairs|
|Rhode Island House of Representatives, District 70, General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||John Edwards Incumbent||71.7%||4,267|
|Independent||John Perkins Jr.||28.1%||1,671|
Edwards won re-election to the 70th District Seat in 2010. He was unopposed in the September 14 Democratic primary and defeated Republican Nancy Driggs in the general election on November 2, 2010.
|Rhode Island House District 70|
|John Edwards (D)||4,590|
Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.
In 2010, Edwards raised $10,919 in campaign donations. The top contributors to the campaign are listed below.
|Rhode Island House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to John Edwards, Rhode Island Representative's campaign in 2010|
|Alibrandi, James P||$500|
|Rhode Island Brotherhood Of Correctional Officers||$450|
|National Education Association Rhode Island||$400|
|Rhode Island Dental Association||$300|
|Kennedy, Brian Patrick||$300|
|Total Raised in 2010||$10,919|
Listed below is the largest contributor to John Edwards' 2008 campaign.
|Associated Builders & Contractors||$1,000|
Edwards and his wife, Donna, have three children.
- Rhode Island House of Representative - Rep. John Edwards
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2004
- Candidates in Upcoming Elections "Rhode Island Secretary of State," Accessed July 9, 2012
- Unofficial results for Rhode Island District 70 state representative Democratic primary, 9/14/2010
- General election results
- Rhode Island House election results
- Campaign funds
- Follow the Money - 2010 Campaign Contributions
|Rhode Island House of Representatives - District 70
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