RI Governor ’14

Robitaille not Running for Governor

By Carroll Andrew Morse | December 19, 2012 |

Dee DeQuattro has a post up on the WPRO (630AM) blog, reporting that John Robitaille, the 2010 Republican candidate for Governor of Rhode Island, has announced that he will not run again in 2014. The article also sets out an initial pool of candidates who might be interested in a 2014 run…Other Republicans who are…

Trust Chafee…Again?

By Patrick Laverty | December 9, 2012 |

Ok, this is kinda funny. It seems the union leadership is falling for his tagline all over again. “Trust Chafee”. Last year, after hours of hearings and discussion the General Assembly passed a pension reform bill and Governor Chafee signed it into law. This move quickly drew the ire of the unions who supported is…

Almonte First into the Democratic Gubernatorial Void?

By Carroll Andrew Morse | March 20, 2012 |

The Projo‘s Randal Edgar reported last evening that former RI Auditor General Ernest Almonte is considering running for Governor of Rhode Island as a Democrat (h/t Ted Nesi via Twitter)…Former Auditor General Ernest A. Almonte said Monday that he is “seriously considering” a run for governor in 2014. Almonte, who stepped down in 2010 after…