Nellie Gorbea http://ripr.org en Bonus Q&A: de Ramel on His Run for Secretary of State & More http://ripr.org/post/bonus-qa-de-ramel-his-run-secretary-state-more <p>Democratic secretary of state candidate Guillaume de Ramel joined Bonus Q+A this week to discuss his run campaign and a host of related issues, including business regulation, early voting, and how to encourage more political competition.</p><p></p> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 08:00:00 +0000 Ian Donnis 36532 at http://ripr.org Political Roundtable: de Ramel on Lobbyists, Newport Grand & The Race for Governor http://ripr.org/post/political-roundtable-de-ramel-lobbyists-newport-grand-race-governor <p></p><p>Democratic secretary of state candidate Guillaume de Ramel joins Political Roundtable to discuss his campaign; disclosure shortcomings involving lobbyists; the Democratic race for governor; and other issues.</p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 08:00:00 +0000 Ian Donnis 36517 at http://ripr.org Political Roundtable: de Ramel on Lobbyists, Newport Grand & The Race for Governor Bonus Q+A: Democratic Secretary Of State Candidate Gorbea On Her Run For Secretary Of State & More http://ripr.org/post/bonus-qa-democratic-secretary-state-candidate-gorbea-her-run-secretary-state-more <p>Candidate for Secretary of State, Democrat Nellie Gorbea joins us on Bonus Q+A this week to discuss the race for that office, and how she differs from current secretary Ralph Mollis, and how she would approach the job.&nbsp; And ways of improving the election process in Rhode Island.</p><p></p> Fri, 27 Jun 2014 12:53:12 +0000 Ian Donnis 35885 at http://ripr.org Political Roundtable: Gorbea On Cianci's Mayoral Run, Voter ID Law & More http://ripr.org/post/political-roundtable-gorbea-ciancis-mayoral-run-voter-id-law-more <p>Democratic candidate for Secretary of State Nellie Gorbea joins the Political Roundtable this week, to discuss the Providence mayor's race and the newest candidate, Buddy Cianci; voter identification law; casino gambling in Rhode Island and Massachusetts; and high stakes testing in high schools.</p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 27 Jun 2014 12:27:05 +0000 Ian Donnis 35884 at http://ripr.org Political Roundtable: Gorbea On Cianci's Mayoral Run, Voter ID Law & More TGIF: 15 Things to Know About Rhode Island Politics & Media http://ripr.org/post/tgif-15-things-know-about-rhode-island-politics-media-9 <p>While we've had a glimpse of spring and winter weather over the last week, politics remains the thing for all seasons in the Ocean State. So welcome back to my weekly column, and feel free to share your thoughts and tips at idonnis (at) ripr (dot) org. You can also follow my missives all week long <a href="https://twitter.com/IanDon">on the twitters</a>. Let's get to it.</p> Fri, 30 May 2014 21:11:06 +0000 Ian Donnis 34428 at http://ripr.org De Ramel gets Patrick Kennedy endorsement for RI secy. of state http://ripr.org/post/de-ramel-gets-patrick-kennedy-endorsement-ri-secy-state <p>Rhode Island’s&nbsp; Democratic secretary of state primary between Newport investor Guillaume De Ramel and Nellie Gorbea is shaping up as one of the state’s most interesting down ballot elections in&nbsp; this 2014 campaign cycle.</p><p>De Ramel will announce this afternoon that he has secured the endorsement of&nbsp; former U.S. Rep. Patrick J. Kennedy, who represented the state’s First District from his first election in 1994 until he decided against running for reelection in 2010.</p> Tue, 27 May 2014 16:05:07 +0000 Scott MacKay 34219 at http://ripr.org Roberts Endorses Gorbea for Secretary of State http://ripr.org/post/roberts-endorses-gorbea-secretary-state <p><a href="https://nelliegorbea.com/">Nellie Gorbea</a> is touting an endorsement from Elizabeth Roberts, Rhode Island's first female lieutenant governor, as Gorbea tries to become the state's first Latina secretary of state.</p><p>Roberts, who is poised to leave public office in 2015 after two terms as lieutenant governor, is co-chairing a Women for Nellie fundraiser on March 3 at Embolden Design in Pawtucket. The other co-chair is Embolden's owner, Ann-Marie Harrington. Suggested contributions for the event run from $50 to $1000.</p> Wed, 12 Feb 2014 20:23:53 +0000 Ian Donnis 29041 at http://ripr.org Bonus Q+A: de Ramel on Voter ID, Early Voting, Campaign Finance + More http://ripr.org/post/bonus-qa-de-ramel-voter-id-early-voting-campaign-finance-more <p>Guillaume de Ramel joins us on Bonus Q+A this week to discuss his Democratic run for secretary of state and a host of related issues, including voter ID, how to increase voting participation, the impact of money in his primary battle with rival Democrat Nellie Gorbea, and more.</p><p></p> Fri, 20 Dec 2013 15:32:29 +0000 Ian Donnis 26588 at http://ripr.org Political Roundtable: de Ramel on Running for Sec. of State, the Governor's Race + Exeter Recall http://ripr.org/post/political-roundtable-de-ramel-running-sec-state-governors-race-exeter-recall <p></p><p>Democratic Secretary of State candidate Guillaume de Ramel joins us on Political Roundtable this week to discuss his campaign; Gina Raimondo's entry in the race for governor; and possible fallout from the recall election defeated in Exeter.</p><p></p> Fri, 20 Dec 2013 09:00:00 +0000 Ian Donnis 26546 at http://ripr.org Political Roundtable: de Ramel on Running for Sec. of State, the Governor's Race + Exeter Recall Political Roundtable: Gorbea on Voter ID, Education + Why She's Running for Secretary of State http://ripr.org/post/political-roundtable-gorbea-voter-id-education-why-shes-running-secretary-state <p>Democratic Secretary of State candidate Nellie Gorbea joins Political Roundtable this week to discuss her campaign; Rhode Island's Voter ID law, the move to create separate councils overseeing K-though-12 and higher education; and the lack of bidders for a study on the impact of not paying back investors in 38 Studios.</p><p></p> Fri, 13 Dec 2013 09:00:00 +0000 Ian Donnis 26174 at http://ripr.org Political Roundtable: Gorbea on Voter ID, Education + Why She's Running for Secretary of State