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    Rhode Island 11/6/12 Election Results

    RI had 7 statewide ballot questions and at least 5 liberty candidates on the ballot - Barry Hinckley for US Senate, Michael Rollins for RI State Senate, Nicholas Kettle for RI State Senate, Mike Donahue for RI State House and Gary Johnson for President.

    Were there any other liberty candidates in RI? Based on the results I have, only 1 pro-liberty candidate or ballot question passed (unless you consider Question 1 pro-liberty), all 5 anti-liberty ballot questions passed and the 5 liberty candidates went 1 for 5.

    President
    Lost - Gary Johnson

    U.S. Senate - General
    Rhode Island - 412 of 413 Precincts Reporting - 99%
    Name Party Votes Vote %
    Whitehouse , Sheldon (i) Dem 265,687 65%
    Hinckley , Barry GOP 144,620 35%

    State Senate - District 4 - General
    Rhode Island - 15 of 15 Precincts Reporting - 100%
    Name Party Votes Vote %
    Ruggerio , Dominick (i) Dem 6,917 66%
    Ricottilli , John Ind 2,890 28%
    Rollins , Michael Lib 602 6%

    State Senate - District 21 - General
    Rhode Island - 11 of 11 Precincts Reporting - 100%
    Name Party Votes Vote %
    Kettle , Nicholas (i) GOP 6,766 51%
    Pollard , Scott Dem 6,597 49%

    State House - District 68 - General
    Rhode Island - 5 of 5 Precincts Reporting - 100%
    Name Party Votes Vote %
    Marshall , Kenneth Dem 4,092 63%
    Donahue , Michael GOP 2,373 37%

    Questions 1 and 2 were neither clearly pro-liberty or anti-liberty. They were about expanding gambling at to casinos because the state wanted money. Questions 3 through 7 were bond issues asking for the government to spend a total of around $307,571,716 to improve RI.

    Question - 1 - Approve Gaming Twin River - Ballot Issue
    Rhode Island - 411 of 413 Precincts Reporting - 99%
    Name Votes Vote %
    Approve 280,396 71%
    Reject 114,261 29%

    The voters of Lincoln approved expanding gambling in Lincoln.
    Question - 8 - Approve Gaming Twin River - Ballot Issue
    Local-Lincoln
    Rhode Island - 11 of 11 Precincts Reporting - 100%
    Name Votes Vote %
    Approve 7,715 74%
    Reject 2,667 26%


    Question - 2 - Approve Gaming Nwprt Grnd - Ballot Issue
    Rhode Island - 411 of 413 Precincts Reporting - 99%
    Name Votes Vote %
    Approve 259,082 67%
    Reject 129,488 33%

    However, the voters of Newport rejected expanding gambling in Newport.
    Question - 8 - Approve Gaming Newport Grand - Ballot Issue
    Local-Newport
    Rhode Island - 7 of 7 Precincts Reporting - 100%
    Name Votes Vote %
    Reject 4,414 54%
    Approve 3,722 46%


    Question - 3 - Approve Higher Ed Bonds - Ballot Issue
    Rhode Island - 411 of 413 Precincts Reporting - 99%
    Name Votes Vote %
    Approve 253,941 66%
    Reject 128,641 34%

    Question - 4 - Approve Veterans Home Bonds - Ballot Issue
    Rhode Island - 411 of 413 Precincts Reporting - 99%
    Name Votes Vote %
    Approve 293,377 77%
    Reject 86,361 23%

    Question - 5 - Approve Clean Water Bonds - Ballot Issue
    Rhode Island - 411 of 413 Precincts Reporting - 99%
    Name Votes Vote %
    Approve 279,211 74%
    Reject 98,608 26%

    Question - 6 - Approve Envrnmnt Mgt Bonds - Ballot Issue
    Rhode Island - 411 of 413 Precincts Reporting - 99%
    Name Votes Vote %
    Approve 267,351 70%
    Reject 115,401 30%

    Question - 7 - Approve Affrdbl Housng Bonds - Ballot Issue
    Rhode Island - 411 of 413 Precincts Reporting - 99%
    Name Votes Vote %
    Approve 237,218 62%
    Reject 148,467 38%

    Since 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7 were all approved, RI is now authorized to issue bonds for a total of $209,000,000 with expected costs, after interest, to be $307,571,716.

    Source for election results http://www2.turnto10.com/news/elections/returns/
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    In SD 21 State Senator Nick Kettle was re-elected. Kettle endorsed Paul in 2012.
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    Thank you. I updated the info.
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