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*[[Joseph M. Fernandez]] <ref>[http://politicsblog.projo.com/2008/01/hes-running-for.html ''Providence Journal'' "He’s running for state attorney general — in 2010" 7 Jan. 2008]</ref>
*Councilman [[Stephen R. Archambault]] <ref>[http://www.projo.com/ri/smithfield/content/ARCHAMBAULT__ANNOUNCES_05-28-09_D0EH83M_v8.3a45e37.html ''Providence Journal'' "Smithfield councilor plans run for attorney general" 28 May, 2009]</ref>
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*Councilman [[Stephen R. Archambault]]<ref>[http://www.projo.com/ri/smithfield/content/ARCHAMBAULT__ANNOUNCES_05-28-09_D0EH83M_v8.3a45e37.html ''Providence Journal'' "Smithfield councilor plans run for attorney general" 28 May, 2009]</ref>
*State Representative [[Peter Kilmartin]] <ref>[http://www.projo.com/news/content/KILMARTIN_AG_ANNOUNCEMENT_02-24-10_VKHHRM9_v11.38ad0c1.html ''Providence Journal'' "Kilmartin enters race for Rhode Island attorney general" 24 Feb. 2010]</ref>
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*State Representative [[Peter Kilmartin]]<ref>[http://www.projo.com/news/content/KILMARTIN_AG_ANNOUNCEMENT_02-24-10_VKHHRM9_v11.38ad0c1.html ''Providence Journal'' "Kilmartin enters race for Rhode Island attorney general" 24 Feb. 2010]</ref>
  
 
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Candidates for State Attorney General, 2010


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Statewide elections, 2010
November 2nd General Election results

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The Rhode Island Attorney General election of 2010 was held on November 2, 2010. Incumbent Patrick Lynch was barred by term limits from running for election. Democratic State Rep. Peter Kilmartin won the right to replace Lynch in an election that saw almost 30 percent of the vote go to third party candidates.

Race tracking

See also: 2010 State Attorneys General/Election Racetracking

Ballotpedia and Governing magazine called the race a win for the Democratic Party.

2010 Race Rankings for Rhode Island Attorney General
Race Tracker Race Rating
Ballotpedia Likely Democrat
Governing [1] Leans Democrat
Overall Call Likely Democrat

General Election campaign

Candidates

Republican Party Republican Party - Former state prosecutor Erik B. Wallin
Democratic Party Democratic Party - State Rep. Peter Kilmartin
Green Party#Mountain Party Moderate Party - Providence attorney Christopher Little
Independent Independent - Albion attorney Keven McKenna
Independent Independent - East Greenwich attorney Robert Rainville

General election results

On November 2, 2010, Peter F. Kilmartin won election to the office of Rhode Island Attorney General. He defeated Erik B. Wallin (R), Christopher H. Little (MOD), Keven A. McKenna (I) and Robert E. Rainville (I) in the general election.

Rhode Island Attorney General, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.png Peter F. Kilmartin 43.1% 141,969
     Republican Erik B. Wallin 29% 95,541
     Moderate Party Christopher H. Little 14.4% 47,328
     Independent Keven A. McKenna 9.6% 31,721
     Independent Robert E. Rainville 4% 13,045
Total Votes 329,604
Election Results Via: Rhode Island Board of Elections

Polling

See also: Polls, 2010 State Attorney General elections

Brown University Poll

Researchers at the A. Alfred Taubman Center for Public Policy and American Institutions and the John Hazen White Public Opinion Laboratory at Brown University surveyed 565 registered voters (not likely voters) from across Rhode Island between September 27 and 29, 2010. The polling data shows that in the race for State Attorney General, Democrat Peter Kilmartin has a stable lead with 25.8% while his Republican opponent, Erik B. Wallin, has 13.5% support; combined, the three third-party candidates pulled in nearly twenty percent of those interviewed. About one-third of those surveyed still remain undecided as those who they intend to vote for with only four weeks left until the general election.

Brown University Poll - September 27 - 29, 2010 [2]
Candidates Percentage
Green check mark.jpg Peter Kilmartin (D) 25.8%
Erik B. Wallin (R) 13.5%
Keven McKenna (Independent) 10.3%
Chris Little (Moderate Party) 7.4%
Robert Rainville (Independent) 1.8%
Undecided 32.6%
Total voters 565

Debate

October 12th - RWU Law

On Tuesday, October 12th, Roger Williams University (RWU) played host to a debate between all five candidates in the race for state attorney general. The event, sponsored by Roger Williams University School of Law and the Rhode Island Center for Law and Public Policy, was moderated by RWU Law professors Bruce Kogan and Jared Goldstein

Endorsements

Peter Kilmartin

  • Rhode Island Council 94 of the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees [3]

Finances

According to the Rhode Island State Board of Elections, as of October 22, 2010, here is the breakdown of campaign finances for each of the candidates:

Peter F. Kilmartin Campaign Finance Reports
Report Date Filed Beginning Balance Contributions In-Kind [4] Public Funds Expenditures Cash on Hand
September 7 - October 4, 2010 [5] October 5, 2010 $22,350.74 $24,360.00 $0.00 $233,506.00 $75,960.93 $204,255.81
Erik B. Wallin Campaign Finance Reports
Report Date Filed Beginning Balance Contributions In-Kind [4] Public Funds Expenditures Cash on Hand
July 1 - October 4, 2010 [6] October 13, 2010 $35,783.07 $22,257.00 $1,340.00 $119,863.00 $48,405.79 $129,497.28

September 14, 2010 primaries

See also: Rhode Island gubernatorial election, 2010; Rhode Island Secretary of State election, 2010

Donkey symbol.png Democratic primary

Candidates

Electoral results

2010 Race for Attorney General - Democratic Primary[10]
Candidates Percentage
Green check mark.jpg Peter Kilmartin (D) 39.9%
Stephen R. Archambault (D) 33.3%
Joseph M. Fernandez (D) 26.7%
Total votes 94,851

Endorsements

Stephen R. Archambault

Joseph M. Fernandez

  • Asian American Action Fund[14]

Peter Kilmartin

Finances

According to the Rhode Island State Board of Elections, as of September 8, 2010, here is the breakdown of campaign finances for each of the candidates:

Stephen R. Archambault Campaign Finance Reports
Report Date Filed Beginning Balance Contributions In-Kind [4] Other Sources Expenditures Cash on Hand
August 17 - September 6, 2010 [19] September 7, 2010 $59,231.76 $16,754.00 $1,101.17 $0.00 $61,125.80 $14,859.96
July 1 - August 16, 2010 [20] July 30, 2010 $190,066.44 $7,120.00 $700.00 $20,000.00 $35,464.73 $59,231.76
April 1 - June 30, 2010 [21] July 30, 2010 $182,776.17 $42,755.00 $4,555.73 $0.00 $35,464.73 $190,066.44
January 1 - March 31, 2010 [22] April 30, 2010 $62,971.39 $141,135.00 $0.00 $0.00 $21,330.22 $182,776.17
October 1 - December 31, 2009 [23] February 2, 2010 $37,515.06 $39,320.00 $0.00 $0.00 $13,863.67 $62,971.39
July 1 - September 30, 2009 [24] November 2, 2009 $32,400.69 $21,980.00 $0.00 $0.00 $16,865.63 $37,515.06
April 1 - June 30, 2009 [25] July 29, 2009 $59.85 $40,107.93 $0.00 $0.00 $7,707.09 $32,400.69
January 1 - March 31, 2009 [26] April 29, 2009 $59.85 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $59.85
Joseph M. Fernandez Campaign Finance Reports
Report Date Filed Beginning Balance Contributions In-Kind [4] Other Sources Expenditures Cash on Hand
August 17 - September 6, 2010 [27] September 7, 2010 $161,974.68 $13,459.99 $160.00 $100,000.00 $244,323.61 $31,111.06
July 1 - August 16, 2010 [28] August 17, 2010 $229,467.96 $29,612.24 $672.37 $20,000.00 $97,105.52 $161,974.68
April 1 - June 30, 2010 [29] August 2, 2010 $230,772.48 $101,009.02 $6,890.27 $0.00 $102,313.54 $229,467.96
January 1 - March 31, 2010 [30] April 30, 2010 $158,975.08 $129,836.89 $1,088.15 $0.00 $58,039.49 $230,772.48
October 1 - December 31, 2009 [31] February 1, 2010 $113,822.42 $67,525.36 $450.00 $0.00 $22,372.70 $158,975.08
July 1 - September 30, 2009 [32] November 2, 2009 $79,765.16 $34,205.26 $475.00 $0.00 $148.00 $113,822.42
April 1 - June 30, 2009 [33] July 31, 2009 $58,993.18 $20,771.98 $563.14 $0.00 $0.00 $79,765.16
January 1 - March 31, 2009 [34] April 30, 2009 $36,956.53 $22,036.65 $793.80 $0.00 $0.00 $58,993.18
Peter F. Kilmartin Campaign Finance Reports
Report Date Filed Beginning Balance Contributions In-Kind [4] Other Sources Expenditures Cash on Hand
August 17 - September 6, 2010 [35] September 7, 2010 $96,257.22 $38,755.69 $0.00 $0.00 $112,562.17 $22,350.74
July 1 - August 16, 2010 [36] September 8, 2010 $180,941.71 $28,055.00 $0.00 $0.00 $112,739.49 $96,257.22
April 1 - June 30, 2010 [37] August 3, 2010 $238,972.56 $69,775.00 $750.00 $0.00 $127,925.85 $180,941.71
January 1 - March 31, 2010 [38] April 30, 2010 $209,497.93 $75,630.00 $600.00 $0.00 $46,035.37 $238,972.56
October 1 - December 31, 2009 [39] February 1, 2010 $54,967.47 $164,200.00 $0.00 $0.00 $9,669.54 $209,497.93
July 1 - September 30, 2009 [40] November 2, 2009 $57,804.81 $100.00 $0.00 $0.00 $2,937.34 $54,967.47
April 1 - June 30, 2009 [41] July 31, 2009 $58,179.23 $6,050.00 $0.00 $0.00 $6,424.42 $57,804.81
January 1 - March 31, 2009 [42] May 7, 2009 $21,286.31 $49,530.00 $0.00 $0.00 $12,637.08 $58,179.23

Gop logo2.jpg Republican primary

Candidates

Electoral results

Endorsements

Erik B. Wallin

Finances

According to the Rhode Island State Board of Elections, as of September 8, 2010, here is the breakdown of campaign finances for each of the candidates:

Erik B. Wallin Campaign Finance Reports
Report Date Filed Beginning Balance Contributions In-Kind [4] Other Sources Expenditures Cash on Hand
April 1 - June 30, 2010 [45] July 30, 2010 $24,789.77 $19,381.08 $0.00 $0.00 $8,397.78 $35,783.07
January 1 - March 31, 2010 [46] April 29, 2010 $19,659.05 $9,975.00 $0.00 $0.00 $4,944.28 $24,789.77
October 1 - December 31, 2009 [47] January 30, 2010 $20,148.08 $4,401.00 $0.00 $0.00 $4,790.03 $19,659.05
July 1 - September 30, 2009 [48] November 2, 2009 $18,634.42 $8,450.00 $0.00 $0.00 $6,936.34 $20,148.08
April 1 - June 30, 2009 [49] July 29, 2009 $15,510.61 $17,515.00 $0.00 $0.00 $14,391.19 $18,634.42
January 1 - March 31, 2009 [50] April 19, 2009 $0.00 $15,575.00 $0.00 $0.00 $64.39 $15,510.61

See also

External links

General Election candidates

Rhode Island

Former candidates

References

  1. Governing “Attorney General Race Ratings” 12 Oct. 2010
  2. Brown University "Caprio, Cicilline and Langevin lead R.I. races" 5 Oct. 2010
  3. GoLocalProv "Campaign Update – Chafee Gets Another Union Endorsement" 28 Sept. 2010
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 As these are not cash contributions, they are not reflected in the reported ending balance.
  5. State of Rhode Island Board of Elections - Peter Kilmartin 28 Days Before Election 2010 Report Summary
  6. State of Rhode Island Board of Elections - Erik Wallin 28 Days Before Election 2010 Report Summary
  7. Providence Journal "He’s running for state attorney general — in 2010" 7 Jan. 2008
  8. Providence Journal "Smithfield councilor plans run for attorney general" 28 May, 2009
  9. Providence Journal "Kilmartin enters race for Rhode Island attorney general" 24 Feb. 2010
  10. Rhode Island State Board of Elections - 2010 Primary Election Results
  11. The Providence Journal "Carpenters union endorses Chafee, slew of Democrats" 3 Sept. 2010
  12. Rhode Island's Future "RILPAC Endorsements" 1 Aug. 2010
  13. The Providence Journal "Rhode Island Latino PAC endorses 19 candidates" 3 Aug. 2010
  14. Asian American Action Fund - 2010 Endorsed Candidates
  15. The Providence Journal "Brotherhood of Police Officers endorses Kilmartin" 4 Aug. 2010
  16. The Boston Globe "RI Democrats back Caprio, Cicilline, Kilmartin" 28 June, 2010
  17. The Providence Journal "Laborers' union backs Kilmartin for R.I. attorney general" 1 Sept. 2010
  18. Rhode Island's Future "UNAP Endorses Peter Kilmartin" 22 June, 2010
  19. State of Rhode Island Board of Elections - Steve Archambault 7 Days Before Primary 2010 Report Summary
  20. State of Rhode Island Board of Elections - Steve Archambault 28 Days Before Primary 2010 Report Summary
  21. State of Rhode Island Board of Elections - Steve Archambault 2010 On-Going Quarterly (2nd) Report Summary
  22. State of Rhode Island Board of Elections - Steve Archambault 2010 On-Going Quarterly (1st) Report Summary
  23. State of Rhode Island Board of Elections - Steve Archambault 2009 On-Going Quarterly (4th) Report Summary
  24. State of Rhode Island Board of Elections - Steve Archambault 2009 On-Going Quarterly (3rd) Report Summary
  25. State of Rhode Island Board of Elections - Steve Archambault 2009 On-Going Quarterly (2nd) Report Summary
  26. State of Rhode Island Board of Elections - Steve Archambault 2009 On-Going Quarterly (1st) Report Summary
  27. State of Rhode Island Board of Elections - Joseph Fernandez 7 Days Before Primary 2010 Report Summary
  28. State of Rhode Island Board of Elections - Joseph Fernandez 28 Days Before Primary 2010 Report Summary
  29. State of Rhode Island Board of Elections - Joseph Fernandez 2010 On-Going Quarterly (2nd) Report Summary
  30. State of Rhode Island Board of Elections - Joseph Fernandez 2010 On-Going Quarterly (1st) Report Summary
  31. State of Rhode Island Board of Elections - Joseph Fernandez 2009 On-Going Quarterly (4th) Report Summary
  32. State of Rhode Island Board of Elections - Joseph Fernandez 2009 On-Going Quarterly (3rd) Report Summary
  33. State of Rhode Island Board of Elections - Joseph Fernandez 2009 On-Going Quarterly (2nd) Report Summary
  34. State of Rhode Island Board of Elections - Joseph Fernandez 2009 On-Going Quarterly (1st) Report Summary
  35. State of Rhode Island Board of Elections - Peter Kilmartin 7 Days Before Primary 2010 Report Summary
  36. State of Rhode Island Board of Elections - Peter Kilmartin 28 Days Before Primary 2010 Report Summary
  37. State of Rhode Island Board of Elections - Peter Kilmartin 2010 On-Going Quarterly (2nd) Report Summary
  38. State of Rhode Island Board of Elections - Peter Kilmartin 2010 On-Going Quarterly (1st) Report Summary
  39. State of Rhode Island Board of Elections - Peter Kilmartin 2009 On-Going Quarterly (4th) Report Summary
  40. State of Rhode Island Board of Elections - Peter Kilmartin 2009 On-Going Quarterly (3rd) Report Summary
  41. State of Rhode Island Board of Elections - Peter Kilmartin 2009 On-Going Quarterly (2nd) Report Summary
  42. State of Rhode Island Board of Elections - Peter Kilmartin 2009 On-Going Quarterly (1st) Report Summary
  43. Providence Journal "Former prosecutor files to run for R.I. attorney general" 4 Nov. 2009
  44. South Kingstown Chamber of Commerce "Campaign Update – Wallin gets a business endorsement" 23 Oct. 2010
  45. State of Rhode Island Board of Elections - Erik Wallin 2010 On-Going Quarterly (2nd) Report Summary
  46. State of Rhode Island Board of Elections - Erik Wallin 2010 On-Going Quarterly (1st) Report Summary
  47. State of Rhode Island Board of Elections - Erik Wallin 2009 On-Going Quarterly (4th) Report Summary
  48. State of Rhode Island Board of Elections - Erik Wallin 2009 On-Going Quarterly (3rd) Report Summary
  49. State of Rhode Island Board of Elections - Erik Wallin 2009 On-Going Quarterly (2nd) Report Summary
  50. State of Rhode Island Board of Elections - Erik Wallin 2009 On-Going Quarterly (1st) Report Summary