Walter Felag

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Walter Felag
Walter Felag.jpg
Rhode Island Senate District 10
In office
1999 - present
Term ends
January 6, 2015
Years in position 15
Base salary$14,185.95/year
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 3, 1998
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sProvidence College
BirthdayFebruary 15, 1954
Place of birthFall River, MA
ProfessionSenior Computer Software Engineer
Office website
Walter S. Felag, Jr. (b. February 15, 1954) has been a Democratic member of the Rhode Island State Senate. Felag served on the Warren Town Council from 1978 to 1999. From 1986 to 1999 he also served as the Town Council President. He joined the Rhode Island State Senate in 1998. He has served in that position since, representing the 10th district.

Felag is a Senior Computer Software Engineer for Anteon Corporation.

Felag earned his BA in Math from Providence College in 1976.

Committee assignments


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

Rhode Island Committee Assignments, 2013
Special Legislation and Veterans' Affairs, Chairman
Finance, Second Vice Chairman


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Felag served on the following committees:


In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Felag served on the following committees:



See also: Rhode Island State Senate elections, 2012

Felag won re-election in District 10. He was unopposed in both the Democratic primary on September 11 and the general election on November 6, 2012.[1]

Rhode Island State Senate, District 10, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngWalter Felag Incumbent 98.5% 9,602
     Other Write-in 1.5% 145
Total Votes 9,747


See also: Rhode Island State Senate elections, 2010

Felag was re-elected in District 10. He defeated Republican Virginia Butterworth in the November 2 general election. He was unopposed in the September 14 Democratic primary. [2]

Rhode Island State Senate, District 10
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Walter Felag (D) 6126
Virginia Butterworth (R) 3150


On November 4, 2008, Felag was re-elected to the 10th District Seat in the Rhode Island State Senate. Felag had no challenger. [3]

Campaign donors


Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.


In 2010, Felag received $11,753 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[4]

Rhode Island State Senate 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Walter Felag's campaign in 2010
Palumbo, Richard J$400
National Rifle Association$300
Rhode Island State Lodge Fraternal Order Of Police$275
Rhode Island Senate Democratic Leadership$250
Connors, Daniel P$250
Total Raised in 2010 $11,753


Felag raised $13,087 during the 2008 election cycle.

His top contributor is listed below.[5]

Donor Amount
Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 51 $2,000


Felag and his wife Elaine have two children.

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Rhode Island State Senate District 10
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