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Ryan Pearson
Ryan Pearson.jpg
Rhode Island State Senate District 19
In office
Term ends
January 6, 2015
Years in position 1
Base salary$14,947.34/year
Prior offices
Cumberland School Committee
High schoolCumberland High School
Bachelor'sProvidence College
ProfessionAssistant Vice President, finance company
Office website
Campaign website
Ryan William Pearson is a Democratic member of the Rhode Island State Senate, representing District 19. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.


Pearson attended American University and earned his B.S. in Finance from Providence College. His professional experience includes serving as Assistant Vice President at RBS Citizens.[1]

Committee assignments


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

Rhode Island Committee Assignments, 2013
Government Oversight
Special Legislation & Veterans' Affairs



See also: Rhode Island State Senate elections, 2012

Pearson won election in the 2012 election for Rhode Island State Senate District 19. He defeated James B. Spooner in the Democratic primary on September 11. Incumbent Bethany Moura ran unopposed in the Republican primary. Pearson defeated Moura and independent Steven T. Orsini in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2]

Rhode Island State Senate, District 19, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRyan Pearson 53.8% 6,744
     Republican Bethany Moura Incumbent 34.6% 4,338
     Independent Steven T. Orsini 11.5% 1,439
     Other Write-in 0.2% 19
Total Votes 12,540
Rhode Island State Senate, District 19 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngRyan Pearson 68% 1,858
James Spooner 32% 876
Total Votes 2,734

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Ryan Pearson is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Ryan Pearson raised a total of $42,785 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 26, 2013.[3]

Ryan Pearson's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Rhode Island State Senate, District 19 Won $23,629
2010 Rhode Island State Senate, District 19 Defeated $19,156
Grand Total Raised $42,785


Ryan Pearson won election to the Rhode Island State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Ryan Pearson raised a total of $23,629.
Rhode Island State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Ryan Pearson's campaign in 2012
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers$1,000
Rhode Island Senate Democrats$1,000
Providence Fire Fighters Local 799$1,000
Rhode Island Senate Leadership$1,000
Rhode Island Afl-Cio$1,000
Total Raised in 2012$23,629
Source:Follow the Money


Ryan Pearson lost the election for the Rhode Island State Senate in 2010. During that election cycle, Ryan Pearson raised a total of $19,156.

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Preceded by
Bethany Moura (R)
Rhode Island State Senate District 19
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