Robert Flaherty

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Robert Flaherty
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Rhode Island House of Representatives District 23
Retired
In office
1991 - 2013
PartyDemocratic
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected1990
Term limitsN/A
Personal
ProfessionAttorney
Websites
Office website
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Robert Flaherty (b. October 11, 1948) is a former Democratic member of the Rhode Island House of Representatives.

Education

Flaherty earned his B.A. from Providence College in 1970. He went on to receive his MPA from the University of Rhode Island in 1975. He then earned his J.D. from Suffolk University in 1979.

Professional experience

Flaherty works as partner for Flaherty and Lawrence.

Political experience

Flaherty joined the Rhode Island House of Representatives in 1991. He has served in that position since, representing the 23rd District.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: Rhode Island House of Representatives elections, 2012

Flaherty filed to run for re-election in District 23, but did not qualify for ballot placement.[1]

2010

See also: Rhode Island House of Representatives elections, 2010

Flaherty won re-election to the 23rd District Seat in 2010. He was unopposed in the September 14 Democratic primary election and defeated independent Timothy Howe in the general election on November 2, 2010.[2][3]

Rhode Island House District 23
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Robert Flaherty (D) 2883
Timothy Howe (I) 2022

2008

In 2008 Flaherty was re-elected to the Rhode Island House District 23. Flaherty (D) ran unopposed and finished with 4,958 votes.[4] Flaherty raised $10,185 for his campaign fund.[5]

Rhode Island House District 23
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Robert Flaherty (D) 4,958

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Flaherty raised $11,850 in campaign donations. The top contributors to the campaign are listed below.[6]

Rhode Island House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Robert Flaherty's campaign in 2010
Default, Guy A$1,000
Obrien, Edward L$500
Dufault, Brad A$500
Rhode Island Brotherhood Of Correctional Officers$500
Wills, Joan & Eugene$500
Total Raised in 2010 $11,850

Personal

Flaherty and his wife, Claire, have four children.

External links

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Rhode Island House of Representatives - District 23
2001–2013
Succeeded by
K. Joseph Shekarchi (D)