Edith Ajello

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Edith Ajello
Member of the Rhode Island House of Representatives
from the 1st[1] district
Incumbent
Assumed office
January 2013
Preceded by John McCauley
Member of the Rhode Island House of Representatives
from the 3rd district
In office
January 1993 – January 2013
Preceded by Ray Rickman
Succeeded by Thomas Palangio
Personal details
Born (1944-04-26) April 26, 1944 (age 70)
Fanwood, New Jersey
Nationality American
Political party Democratic
Residence Providence, Rhode Island
Alma mater Bucknell University
Website edithajello.org

Edith H. Ajello[2] (born April 26, 1944 in Fanwood, New Jersey) is an American politician and a Democratic member of the Rhode Island House of Representatives representing District 1 since January 2013. Ajello served consecutively from January 1993 until January 2013 in the District 3 seat.

Education[edit]

Ajello earned her BA in psychology from Bucknell University.

Elections[edit]

  • 2012 Redistricted to District 1, and with incumbent Representative John McCauley retiring, Ajello was unopposed for the September 11, 2012 Democratic Primary, winning with 1,059 votes[3] and won the November 6, 2012 General election with 2,890 votes (79.4%) against Independent candidate Francisco Gonzalez.[4]
  • 1992 Ajello won the September 15, 1992 Democratic Primary and won the November 3, 1992 General election with 1,995 votes (73.6%) against Republican nominee Homer Shirley.[5]
  • 1994 Ajello was challenged in the September 13, 1994 Democratic Primary, but won, and was unopposed for the November 8, 1994 General election, winning with 1,243 votes.[6]
  • 1996 Ajello was unopposed for both the September 10, 1996 Democratic Primary, winning with 134 votes,[7] and the November 5, 1996 General election with 1,428 votes.[8]
  • 1998 Ajello was challenged in the September 15, 1998 Democratic Primary, winning with 435 votes (55.0%)[9] and won the November 3, 1998 General election with 1,409 votes (90.8%) against Independent candidate Peter Scharf.[10]
  • 2000 Ajello was unopposed for both the September 12, 2000 Democratic Primary, winning with 380 votes[11] and the November 7, 2000 General election, winning with 1,980 votes.[12]
  • 2002 Ajello was unopposed for the September 10, 2002 Democratic Primary, winning with 1,548 votes[13] and won the November 5, 2002 General election with 2,692 votes (82.4%) against Republican nominee Karl Poirier.[14]
  • 2004 Ajello was unopposed for the September 14, 2004 Democratic Primary, winning with 1,407 votes[15] and won the November 2, 2004 General election with 3,241 votes (77.8%) against Republican nominee Daniel Harrop.[16]
  • 2006 Ajello was unopposed for both the September 12, 2006 Democratic Primary, winning with 969 votes,[17] and the November 7, 2006 General election, winning with 3,104 votes.[18]
  • 2008 Ajello was unopposed for the September 9, 2008 Democratic Primary, winning with 373 votes,[19] and the November 4, 2008 General election, winning with 3,439 votes.[20]
  • 2010 Ajello and returning 2004 Republican challenger Daniel Harrop were both unopposed for their September 23, 2010 primaries,[21] setting up a rematch; Ajello won the November 2, 2010 General election with 2,215 votes (73.5%) against Harrop.[22]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Representative Edith H. Ajello". Providence, Rhode Island: Rhode Island General Assembly. Retrieved March 5, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Edith Ajello's Biography". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved March 5, 2014. 
  3. ^ "2012 Statewide Primary, Representative in General Assembly District 1". Providence, Rhode Island: Secretary of State of Rhode Island. Retrieved March 5, 2014. 
  4. ^ "2012 General Election, Representative in General Assembly District 1". Providence, Rhode Island: Secretary of State of Rhode Island. Retrieved March 5, 2014. 
  5. ^ "1992 Vote for Rhode Island House of Representatives". Providence, Rhode Island: Secretary of State of Rhode Island. Retrieved March 5, 2014. 
  6. ^ "1994 General Election Vote for R.I. House of Representatives". Providence, Rhode Island: Secretary of State of Rhode Island. Retrieved March 5, 2014. 
  7. ^ "Statewide Primary Vote for RI House of Representatives (Democrat)". Providence, Rhode Island: Secretary of State of Rhode Island. Retrieved March 5, 2014. 
  8. ^ "1996 Votes Cast for RI Representatives". Providence, Rhode Island: Secretary of State of Rhode Island. Retrieved March 5, 2014. 
  9. ^ "Democrat Primary Statewide Primary September 15, 1998". Providence, Rhode Island: Secretary of State of Rhode Island. Retrieved March 5, 2014. 
  10. ^ "RI State Representative, RI General Election, November 3, 1998". Providence, Rhode Island: Secretary of State of Rhode Island. Retrieved March 5, 2014. 
  11. ^ "2000 Rhode Island Senators & Representatives Summary by District, Democrat". Providence, Rhode Island: Secretary of State of Rhode Island. Retrieved March 5, 2014. 
  12. ^ "2000 General Election Results by District for Rhode Island State Representatives". Providence, Rhode Island: Secretary of State of Rhode Island. Retrieved March 5, 2014. 
  13. ^ "2002 Representatives in General Assembly, Democrat". Providence, Rhode Island: Secretary of State of Rhode Island. Retrieved March 5, 2014. 
  14. ^ "2002 Rhode Island Representatives by Representative District". Providence, Rhode Island: Secretary of State of Rhode Island. Retrieved March 5, 2014. 
  15. ^ "2004 State Representative Results by District". Providence, Rhode Island: Secretary of State of Rhode Island. Retrieved March 5, 2014. 
  16. ^ "2004 General Election State Representatives by District". Providence, Rhode Island: Secretary of State of Rhode Island. Retrieved March 5, 2014. 
  17. ^ "2006 State House of Representatives Summary Results by District". Providence, Rhode Island: Secretary of State of Rhode Island. Retrieved March 5, 2014. 
  18. ^ "2006 State Representative Summary Results by District". Providence, Rhode Island: Secretary of State of Rhode Island. Retrieved March 5, 2014. 
  19. ^ "2008 Statewide Primary, Representative in General Assembly District 3". Providence, Rhode Island: Secretary of State of Rhode Island. Retrieved March 5, 2014. 
  20. ^ "2008 General Election, Representative in General Assembly District 3". Providence, Rhode Island: Secretary of State of Rhode Island. Retrieved March 5, 2014. 
  21. ^ "2010 Statewide Primary, Representative in General Assembly District 3". Providence, Rhode Island: Secretary of State of Rhode Island. Retrieved March 5, 2014. 
  22. ^ "2010 General Election, Representative in General Assembly District 3". Providence, Rhode Island: Secretary of State of Rhode Island. Retrieved March 5, 2014. 

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