Nicholas Kettle

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Nicholas Kettle
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Rhode Island Senate District 21
Incumbent
In office
January 4, 2011- present
Term ends
January 6, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$14,185.95/year
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Personal
BirthdayOctober 18, 1990
Place of birthProvidence, RI
ProfessionCollege student
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Nicholas D. Kettle (b. October 18, 1990) is a Republican member of the Rhode Island State Senate. Kettle joined the Senate in 2010. He represents District 21.

Kettle was one of 95 challengers to defeat an incumbent in a 2010 state legislative primary. He defeated Leo Blais, who had first been elected to the seat in 1992. He was elected as the youngest serving senator in state history.[1]

Kettle has worked as a dishwasher at Cracker Barrel. He graduated from Coventry High School and is currently enrolled at Rhode Island College.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Rhode Island Committee Assignments, 2013
Environment & Agriculture, Secretary
Education
Housing & Municipal Government

2011-2012

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

Issues

Presidential preference

2012

See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

Nicholas Kettle endorsed Ron Paul in the 2012 presidential election. [2]

Elections

2012

See also: Rhode Island State Senate elections, 2012

Kettle won re-election in District 21. He was unopposed in the Republican primary on September 11, 2012. Scott M. Pollard was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Kettle defeated Pollard in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[3]

Rhode Island State Senate, District 21, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngNicholas Kettle Incumbent 50.7% 6,977
     Democratic Scott M. Pollard 49.2% 6,776
     Other Write-in 0.1% 16
Total Votes 13,769

2010

See also: Rhode Island State Senate elections, 2010

Kettle defeated Democrat Anthony Colaluca and independent John Assalone in the November 2nd general election.

Rhode Island State Senate, District 21, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngNicholas Kettle 51.3% 4,623
     Democratic Anthony Colaluca 48.7% 4,385
Total Votes 9,008

Primary

In the primary on September 14, 2010, Kettle defeated incumbent Leo Blais in the Republican primary on September 14, 2010 by a margin of 525 to 502.[4]

Rhode Island State Senate Republican Primary, District 21 Republican Primary, 2010
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngNicholas Kettle 51.1% 525
Leo Blais Incumbent 48.9% 502
Total Votes 1,027

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, a year in which Kettle was first elected to the Senate, he collected $4,649 in donations.[5]

The major contributors were:

Donor Amount
Nicholas Kettle (Business) $2,500
Nicholas Kettle (Candidate) $739
Margaret Lindsay $200
Robin Kettle $200

External links

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Political offices
Preceded by
Leo Blais (R)
Rhode Island State Senate District 21
2011–present
Succeeded by
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