Michael Lenihan

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Michael Lenihan
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Rhode Island State Senate District 35
Former member
Term in office began
Term in office ended
Political party Democratic
Profession Retired
Michael Lenihan (b. August 30, 1943) was a Democratic member of the Rhode Island State Senate. Lenihan joined the Rhode Island State Senate in 2008. He served in that position until 2010, representing the 35th district.

Lenihan is retired.

Lenihan earned his AB from Rhode Island College in 1967. He went on to receive his MAT from Brown University in 1968.

Committee assignments

While a member of the Rhode Island State Senate, Lenihan served on the following committees:



See also: Rhode Island State Senate elections, 2010

Lenihan did not run for re-election in District 35.


On November 4, 2008, Lenihan was elected to the 35th District Seat in the Rhode Island State Senate. [1] Lenihan raised $12,405 for his campaign, while Pagliarni raised $9,955. [2]

Rhode Island State Senate, District 35 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Michael Lenihan (D) 7,343
John Pagliarni, JR. (R) 6,685

Campaign donors


Lenihan raised $12,405 during the 2008 election cycle.

His major contributors are listed below.[3]

Donor Amount
Domenick Ruggerio $1,000
Senate Democratic Leadership Committee $1,000


Lenihan and his wife Patricia have one child.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Rhode Island State Senate District 35
Succeeded by
Dawson Hodgson (R)