Candidates declare for 2022 East Providence elections

Every available citywide, statewide seat could be contested

By Mike Rego
Posted 6/30/22

EAST PROVIDENCE — The following is the list of candidates to officially file their declaratory papers to run for office either at the September Primary Election or the November General …

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Candidates declare for 2022 East Providence elections

Every available citywide, statewide seat could be contested

Posted

EAST PROVIDENCE — The following is the list of candidates to officially file their declaratory papers to run for office either at the September Primary Election or the November General Election in East Providence and beyond in the case of Secretary of State.

Roberto DaSilva, the city's first duly elected mayor, has the potential of being challenged by three others at a primary if each submits credible signatures.

East Providence native and former State Representative Gregg Amore is among three possible candidates seeking the Democratic nomination for Secretary of State.

Of particular note, and again if all announced candidates fulfill the signature requirements, every seat of elected office in East Providence from the mayor to city council to school committee to the general assemble house and senate will have contested races, which has actually been a rarity in recent times.

Declaration of Candidacy filings were due by Wednesday, June 30, at 4 p.m. Prospective candidates must next submit a specific number of verifiable signatures of registered voters from within their respective districts or citywide or statewide by July 15.

In city, races with three or more candidates will contest a primary on September 13 with the top two vote getters advancing to the general election. For state-wide contests, races with two or more candidates seeking the party nomination contest a primary with the winner advancing to the general on November 8.

Declared candidates are as follows, (I) denotes incumbent:

Mayor
(Signatures necessary, 200)
Roberto L. Dasilva (I)
Maureen L. Gomes Lopez
Ruarri J. Miller
John J. Rossi

City Council
(Signatures necessary, 50)
Ward 1
Frank J. Rego
Edward J. Wencis

Ward 2
Dunia Teresa D. Jesus Rego Samayoa
Anna M. Sousa (I)

Ward 3
Nathan W. Cahoon (I)
Francis E. Fogarty

Ward 4
Richard A. Lawson Jr
Ricardo Dias Mourato (I)

At-Large
(Signatures necessary, 200)
Brian D. Castro
Robert P. Rodericks (I)

School Committee
(Signatures necessary, 50)
Ward 1
Ryan M. Queenan
Charles S. Tsonos (I)

Ward 2
Max D. Brandle (I)
Carissa C. Moglia

Ward 3
Jenni Azanero (I)
David P. Luiz

Ward 4
Jessica Beauchaine (I)
Jessica L. Medeiros
Anthony M. Pedulla

At-Large
(Signatures necessary, 200)
Miles F. Bonalewicz
Anthony J. Ferreira
Rafael Villanova

General Assembly
House of Representatives
(Signatures necessary, 50)
District 63
Katherine S. Kazarian, Democrat, (I)
Anthony Sionni, Republican

District 64
Brianna E. Henries, Democrat (I)
George Frederic Kilborn Jr, Democrat
Ashley Pereira, Democrat

District 65
Matthew S. Dawson, Democrat
San Shoppell, Democrat
John R. Peters, Republican

District 66
Jennifer Smith Boylan, Democrat
Steven E. Santos, Republican

Senate
(Signatures necessary, 100)
District 14
Megan S. Duckworth, Democrat
Valarie J. Lawson, Democrat (I)
David V. O'Connell, Republican

District 18
Robert Britto, Democrat,
Gregory R. Greco, Democrat
Anna Maria Peters, Republican

District 32
Susannah P. Holloway, Democrat
Pamela J. Lauria, Democrat
Rhonda Holmes, Republican

State-wide offices
Secretary of State
(Signatures necessary, 500)
Gregg Amore, Democrat
Stephanie E. Beaute, Democrat
Anthony N.B. Tamba, Democrat
Pat V. Cortellessa, Republican

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