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Teresa Tanzi
Rhode Island House of Representatives District 34
In office
2011 - Present
Term ends
January 6, 2015
Years in position 4
Base salary$14,185.95/year
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Office website
Teresa Ann Tanzi (b. November 3, 1971) is a Democratic member of the Rhode Island House of Representatives, representing District 34. Tanzi joined the house in 2011.

She has professional experience with many local organizations, including the Johnnycake Center Hunger Task Force, the Wakefield Downtown Merchants Association, and Peace Dale Neighborhood Revitalization Inc. She has also sat on the South Kingstown Economic Development Committee.

Tanzi attended the University of Rhode Island and Brown University.

Committee assignments


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

Rhode Island Committee Assignments, 2013
Oversight, Co-Vice Chair
Environment and Natural Resources


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



See also: Rhode Island House of Representatives elections, 2012

Tanzi won re-election in the 2012 election for Rhode Island House of Representatives District 34. Tanzi was unopposed in the September 11 Democratic primary and defeated Christopher Wilkens (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[1]

Rhode Island House of Representatives, District 34, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngTeresa Tanzi Incumbent 57.3% 3,678
     Republican Christopher Wilkens 42.6% 2,737
     Other Write-in 0.1% 9
Total Votes 6,424


See also: Rhode Island House of Representatives elections, 2010

Tanzi defeated incumbent David Caprio in the September 14 Democratic primary and defeated Republican Timothy Burchett and independent Peter Stone in the November 2 general election.[2][3]

Rhode Island House District 34
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Teresa Tanzi (D) 3260
Timothy Burchett (R) 1311
Peter Stone (I) 435

Campaign donors


Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.


In 2010, Tanzi raised a total of $38,559 in campaign funds.[4] Her top contributors were:

Donor Amount
Rhode Island Education Association $1,500
Abbate, Christopher $1,000
Abbate, Catherine $1,000
Emilys List $1,000


Tanzi and her husband Eric have one daughter, Delia.

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Political offices
Preceded by
David Caprio (D)
Rhode Island House of Representatives - District 34
Succeeded by