House Speaker Gordon Fox’s campaign filed a complaint today with the state Board of Elections, asserting that independent challenger Mark Binder violated a campaign finance statute by failing to report in a filing this week $2000 in television advertising expenses.
The sharply fought First Congressional District race will likely be won through the ground game on Election Day since a new Channel 12 poll shows the contest remains very much up for grabs.
The poll by veteran pollster Joseph Fleming shows Democrat David Cicilline with a one-point lead over Republican challenger Brendan Doherty. The margin of error, meanwhile, is just under six percentage points.
PROVIDENCE, RI – Our election coverage, "Rhody Votes 2012" continues with a look at the US Senate race. This report is with challenger to Democratic incumbent Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, Republican challenger Barry Hinckley.
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URI – The Political Roundtable team of Ian Donnis, Scott MacKay and Maureen Moakley share their thoughts and answer audience questions about the upcoming election during this special live edition of our popular Political Roundtable segment. Recorded Thursday, October 18th at the University of Rhode Island's Edwards Hall.
PROVIDENCE, RI – Cook Political Report senior editor Jennifer Duffy stopped by our studio to talk about the November election and other issues. Here's Rhode Island Public Radio political reporter Ian Donnis.
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Brendan Doherty wrote a somewhat thoughtful, albeit in the end partisan, op-end piece that ran in this morning’s ProJo. Doherty, Republican candidate for 1st District U.S. House against incumbent Democrat David Cicilline, outlined the fiscal cliff the nation faces as a result of the partisan gridlock on financial and budget matters in Washington, D.C.
Members of `Democrats for Doherty’ according to the latest release from Brendan Doherty’s campaign for Congress in the 1st District.
Chairwoman of the Democrats for Doherty campaign is former State Rep. Joanne Giannini of Providence.
Other members of the group: Kevin Stacom and Ernie DiGregorio, both standout Providence College basketball players from Dave Gavitt’s legendary 1973 Friar team that went to the Final 4 of the NCAA. Stacom and Enrie D. both went on to NBA careers.