Louis DiPalma

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Louis DiPalma
Louis DiPalma.jpg
Rhode Island Senate District 12
Incumbent
In office
2009 - present
Term ends
January 6, 2015
Years in position 5
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$14,185.95/year
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 4, 2008
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Bridgeport
Master'sBrown University
Personal
BirthdayApril 20, 1961
Place of birthBridgeport, CT
ProfessionEngineering Director
ReligionCatholic
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Louis P. DiPalma (b. April 20, 1961) has been a Democratic member of the Rhode Island State Senate. DiPalma was a council member for the Middletown Town Council from 2004 to the present. He joined the Rhode Island State Senate in 2008. He has served in that position since, representing the 12th district.

DiPalma worked for Raytheon from 1983 to the present in the following positions: Engineer from 1983 to 1996, Engineering Sector Manager from 1996 to 2000, Systems Engineering Department Manager from 1999 to 2000, Southwest Engineering Department Manager from 2000 to 2003, Southwest Engineering Director from 2003 to 2007, and Techincal Director from 2007 to the present.

DiPalma earned his BS in Computer Engineering from the University of Bridgeport in 1983. He went on to receive his MS in Computer Science from Brown University in 1989.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Rhode Island Committee Assignments, 2013
Finance, First Vice Chairman
Education, Secretary

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: Rhode Island State Senate elections, 2012

DiPalma won re-election in District 12. He was unopposed in both the Democratic primary on September 11 and the general election on November 6, 2012.[1]

Rhode Island State Senate, District 12, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngLouis DiPalma Incumbent 98.3% 9,203
     Other Write-in 1.7% 157
Total Votes 9,360

2010

See also: Rhode Island State Senate elections, 2010

DiPalma was re-elected in District 12. He faced no opposition the November 2 general election. He was unopposed in the September 14 Democratic primary. [2]

Rhode Island State Senate, District 12
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Louis DiPalma (D) 6603

2008

On November 4, 2008, DiPalma was elected to the 12th District Seat in the Rhode Island State Senate. [3] DiPalma raised $12,210 for his campaign, while Gibbs raised $12,507. [4]

Rhode Island State Senate, District 12 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Louis DiPalma (D) 6,558
June Gibbs (R) 5,955

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, DiPalma received $12,810 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[5]

Rhode Island State Senate 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Louis DiPalma's campaign in 2010
Rhode Island Laborers$500
Cranston Fire Fighters Local 1363$400
Professional & Technical Engineers Local 400$400
National Education Association Rhode Island$300
Paiva-Weed, M Teresa$250
Total Raised in 2010 $12,810

2008

DiPalma raised $13,087 during the 2008 election cycle.

His top contributor is listed below.[6]

Donor Amount
NPT Democratic City Committee $1,000

Personal

DiPalma and his wife Margaret have two children.

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Political offices
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Rhode Island State Senate District 12
2009–present
Succeeded by
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