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  1. GoLocalProv | Politics | GRAPHIC Election 2014: No Mandate for Raimondo as Hodgson and Almonte Get More VotesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | Go Local

    Gina Raimondo is now Rhode Island's Governor-elect and in January will be the first woman Governor, but like Lincoln Chafee she enters office with just 40% of the vote. In fact, a losing Republican AG candidate and an independent running for General Treasurer receive more votes.

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  2. It's Raimondo in Rhode IslandRead the original story

    Nov 5, 2014 | The Day

    ... its lock on the General Assembly, the state hadn't elected a Democratic governor in more than 20 years. Gov. Lincoln Chafee became one last year but ran as an independent in 2010. He did not seek re-election. In other statewide races, Cumberland ...

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  3. Democrat Gina Raimondo becomes Rhode Island's first female governorRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | AlertNet

    ... 37 percent. Moderate party candidate Bob Healey won 22 percent of the vote. Raimondo will replace Governor Lincoln Chafee, who was elected in 2010 as an independent but became a Democrat last year and chose not to run for a second term. The heavily ...

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  4. Gina Raimondo Elected As Rhode Island's First Female GovernorRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | Switched

    ... (R) in the state's governor's race Tuesday. Fung and Raimondo were seeking the opportunity to succeed Gov. Lincoln Chafee (D), who decided against a re-election bid. Raimondo became a target of labor activists in the Democratic primary earlier this ...

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  5. Allan Fung Loses 2014 Rhode Island Governor RaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | Switched

    Cranston Mayor Allan Fung lost to Rhode Island Treasurer Gina Raimondo in the state's governor's race Tuesday. Fung and Raimondo were seeking the opportunity to succeed Gov. Lincoln Chafee , who decided not to run for re-election.

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  6. Raimondo Wins in Rhode Island After Pension OverhaulRead the original story

    Nov 4, 2014 | Bloomberg

    ... Democrat to win the state's governorship since Bruce Sundlun's re-election in 1992. She will replace Governor Lincoln Chafee, who won office as a political independent and later joined the Democratic Party. He opted not to seek re-election. The race ...

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  7. Democrat Giina Raimondo, Republican Allan Fung, Moderate Robert HealeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | Turnto10.com

    ... the General Assembly, Rhode Island hasn't elected a Democratic governor in more than 20 years. Incumbent Gov. Lincoln Chafee became a Democrat last year but ran as an independent in 2010. Healey, a late entrant into the race, has criticized both ...

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  8. Rhode Island to pick governor, general officersRead the original story

    Nov 4, 2014 | Washington Times

    ... create jobs and spur economic growth. Moderate Party candidate Robert Healey is also running. Democratic Gov. Lincoln Chafee isn't seeking re-election. Democrat Jorge Elorza and Republican Dan Harrop are trying to prevent Cianci, an independent, ...

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  9. Asian American seeks RI governorshipRead the original story

    Nov 4, 2014 | China Daily

    ... nearly 12 percent of the likely vote. Republicans say he is siphoning support from Fung. Democratic Governor Lincoln Chafee isn't seeking re-election. The campaign has largely focused on the state's lagging economy. Both candidates say they would ...

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  10. Outcome of R.I. governor's contest will be historicRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | Boston.com

    ... Assembly, Rhode Island has not elected a Democratic governor in more than 20 years. Incumbent Governor Lincoln Chafee became one last year but ran as an independent in 2010. Fung was joined at Monday's rally by several others on the GOP ticket, ...

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  11. GoLocalProv | News | Fox Investigation: Teverows Gave Nearly $40,000 in Political DonationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2014 | Go Local

    ... and his wife Cheryl have donated just under $40,000. His donations are almost entirely to Democrats - only Lincoln Chafee ($1,000 when he was a Republican) and GOP Lt. Governor candidate Catherine Taylor ($150) scored donations from the Teverows. ...

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  12. Raimondo, Fung offer different visions for growthRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2014 | Norwalk Citizen News

    ... lead to cuts in education and other areas. Rhode Island hasn't elected a Democratic governor since 1992; Gov. Lincoln Chafee switched to the Democratic Party last year but came into office as an independent. The state also has never elected a woman ...

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  13. Obama Speaks on Economy at Rhode Island CollegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2014 | WHJJ-AM Providence

    ... ey are the only states to have expanded their state disability insurance programs to cover family leave. Gov. Lincoln Chafee and other elected officials say they're proud to see Rhode Island's efforts to support working families recognized.

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  14. GoLocalProv | Politics | 10 Highlights of Obama’s Trip to RIRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | Go Local

    ... F. Kennedy. The President landed at 9:05 p.m. and stepped out of the plane, Obama was greeted by Governor Lincoln Chafee, U.S. Senator Jack Reed, U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, U.S. Representative Jim Langevin, U.S. Representative David Cicilline ...

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  15. President Obama arrives in RI for overnight stayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | Turnto10.com

    President Barack Obama arrived at T.F. Green Airport on Thursday night for his third visit to Rhode Island as president. The president was greeted by Gov. Lincoln Chafee, Warwick Mayor Scott Avedisian and all four members of Rhode Island's congressional delegation on the tarmac.

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  16. Candidates sign pledge on women appointeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | WHJJ-AM Providence

    Candidates who sign it agree to work to increase the number of women appointed to boards, commissions and high-level staff and cabinet positions. Gov. Lincoln Chafee pledged to double the number of female appointments.

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  17. Lieutenant gov's race upends traditional alliancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | Education Week

    ... McKee's opponent, Republican Catherine Taylor, the former state director of elderly affairs under Gov. Lincoln Chafee. The Rhode Island AFL-CIO is also backing the Republican, the first time it has done so in 20 years. Some of the organization's ...

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  18. McKee tries to link opponent with ChafeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | Turnto10.com

    In the race for Rhode Island lieutenant governor, Democrat Dan McKee, the mayor of Cumberland, is painting his Republican opponent, Catherine Taylor, as a partner of Gov. Lincoln Chafee. Taylor was a speechwriter for Chafee when he was a senator, and Chafee named her as his director of elderly affairs.

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  19. GoLocalProv | Politics | Taylor Criticized for Special Interest Connections in Lt. Governor’s RaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | Go Local

    ... a campaign commercial." Since 2010, Taylor has received $200 from out of state contributors including former Lincoln Chafee colleague David Morgenstern, who is now with the Podesta Group; $250 from Russell Carpenter Jr. at Covington and Burling; ...

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  20. Chafee order aims to increase jobs for disabledRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | Norwalk Citizen News

    Gov. Lincoln Chafee has signed an executive order that aims to increase the number of people with intellectual disabilities employed in Rhode Island's state government. The order is part of an effort to comply with a court-ordered agreement reached with the U.S. Justice Department in April to give more Rhode Island residents with such disabilities the chance for a regular job that pays at least the minimum wage.

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