Jonathan Maciel

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Jonathan Maciel
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Candidate for
U.S. House, Rhode Island, District 1
Elections and appointments
Next primarySeptember 9, 2014
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
High schoolKing Philip Regional High School
Bachelor'sLyndon State College
Date of birthNovember 23, 1986
Place of birthBrockton, MA
Campaign website
Jonathan Maciel was a 2014 Independent candidate seeking election to the U.S. House to represent the 1st Congressional District of Rhode Island.


Maciel was born in Brockton, Massachusetts. While attending King Philip Regional High School he performed quantitative research on the hydrometeorological cycle of a local brook. He was able to later present his findings at the Northeast Storm Conference in Burlington, Vermont and at the American Meteorological Society in Atlanta, Georgia.

Upon graduation from high school, he attended Lydon State College in Lyndonville, Vermont. Maciel's involvement in politics began in college. As a freshman and sophomore, he was elected as a student senator in the Student Government Association. As a junior, he was elected to the executive board as secretary of the SGA, and as a senior, he was elected president. As a member of the SGA, he entertained Senator Bernie Sanders and attended meetings at the Vermont state capital to discuss student issues with the governor and lieutenant governor. He also participated in weekly meetings with then College President Carol Moore.

Maciel graduated from Lyndon State College in 2009. He received a B.S. in computer information systems/technology and a B.A. in applied mathematics. He also minored in Meteorology.[1][2]


Following graduation from college, in 2009, Maciel began work as a Technical Support Representative for CVS/Caremark in Smithfield, Rhode Island. He assisted store and pharmacy employees with technical issues.

In 2010, he began a contract role as an Infrastructure Analyst for Mercer in Norwood, Massachusetts. At Mercer, Maciel assisted in a multitude of technical areas including storage, networking, server systems and virtualization.

At the end of 2011, Maciel received an internal promotion to work full-time as the Global Test Lab Engineer for the MMC Global Technology Infrastructure in Franklin, Massachusetts. He is currently employed in this role.[2]


  • B.S. Computer Information Systems/Meteorlogy, B.A. Applied Mathematics Lyndon State College, 2009



See also: Rhode Island's 1st Congressional District elections, 2014

Maciel ran in the 2014 election for the U.S. House to represent Rhode Island's 1st District. Maciel ran as an Independent candidate. The general election took place November 4, 2014.

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  1. Maciel for Congress: "About Jonathan," accessed October 13, 2013
  2. 2.0 2.1 "information submitted on Ballotpedia's biographical information submission form on October 8, 2013"