Rhode Island Pro-Life Voter Guide

Tuesday, September 13 Statewide Primaries

In Person Early Voting Begins Wednesday, August 24.

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Pro-Life PRIMARY Endorsements* and Recommendations for Senator in Rhode Island General Assembly

1 MARYELLEN GOODWIN (D) or Niyoka P. Powell (I) – Providence

4 STEPHEN G TOCCO* (D) – Providence, North Providence

5 DAVID A SALVATORE (D) – Providence

6 ADRIANA J. BONILLA* (R) – Providence

7 FRANK A CICCONE III* (D) – Providence, North Providence

8 CATHYANN PALOCSIK (R) – Pawtucket

9 JOHN P BURKE (D) or DONALD R. RAUPP JR (R) – West Warwick

10 WALTER S FELAG JR (D) or ALLYN E MEYERS (R) – Bristol, Tiverton, Warren

11 KENNETH J MENDONCA* (R) – Bristol, Portsmouth, Tiverton

12 LOUIS P DIPALMA (D) or STEPHEN J HORRIDGE (R) – Little Compton, Middletown, Newport, Tiverton

13 DAVID A. QUIROA* (R) – Newport, Jamestown

14 DAVID V. O’CONNELL* (R) – East Providence

15 BARBARA J. QUIGLEY (R) – Pawtucket, North Providence

16 ELIZABETH A CROWLEY* (I) – Central Falls, Pawtucket

17 THOMAS J PAOLINO* (R) – Lincoln, North Providence, North Smithfield

18 ROBERT BRITTO (D) or ANNA MARIA PETERS (R) – East Providence, Pawtucket

19 DIONNE MARIE LARSON (R) – Cumberland

20 ROGER A PICARD* (D) – Woonsocket, Cumberland

21 GORDON E ROGERS* (R) – Coventry, Foster, Scituate, West Greenwich

22 DAVID P. TIKOIAN (D) or PAUL M SANTUCCI* (R) – Smithfield, North Providence, Johnston

23 JESSICA DE LA CRUZ* (R) – Burrillville, Glocester, North Smithfield

24 CRAIG J. LACOUTURE (R) – Woonsocket, North Smithfield

25 FRANK LOMBARDO III* (D) – Johnston

26 FRANK LOMBARDI* (D) – Cranston

29 ANTHONY P. DELUCA II (R) – Warwick

30 MARJORIE ANN TUDINO (R) – Warwick

31 LISA MORSE* (R) – Warwick, Cranston

32 RHONDA HOLMES* (R) – Barrington, Bristol, East Providence

33 LEONIDAS P RAPTAKIS* (D) – Coventry, East Greenwich, West Greenwich

34 ELAINE J MORGAN* (R) – Charlestown, Exeter, Hopkinton, Richmond, West Greenwich

35 DOREEN M. COSTA* (R) – East Greenwich, North Kingstown, South Kingstown, Narragansett

36 PATRICK W. MURRAY (R) – Narragansett, North Kingstown

37 RAYMOND E. GARDNER (R) – New Shoreham, South Kingstown

38 SHARON E AHERN (D) or WESTIN J. PLACE* (R) – Westerly, Charlestown, South Kingstown

The following candidates submitted pro-life surveys but are not presently recommended because they are running against an endorsed pro-life incumbent: Christopher B. Maselli (D-25), Jonathan M. Resendes (R-20).

We strongly encourage all pro-life voters to vote in the Democratic Primary AGAINST the most extreme pro-abortion abortion candidates, who are listed below.

Please take note and beware – The following Senate candidates (district number in parentheses) have shown themselves anti-life either through statement, action, vote, or endorsement by an anti-life organization. Please vote AGAINST them.

•  Senate: Jonathan Acosta (16), Joseph S. Almeida (6), Donnie Anderson (1), Eric M. Asselin (26), Samuel W. Bell (5), Giang (Jenny) Bui (21), Jeanine Calkin (30), Sandra Cano (8), Matthew A. Chappell (11), Leonardo A. Cioe Jr. (4), Cameron J. Deutsch (17), Alana DiMario (36), Jennifer Douglas (34), Megan S. Duckworth (14), Melanie Dupont (22), Dawn Euer (13), Arthur C. Flanders III (7), Hanna Gallo (27), Gregory R. Greco (18), Victoria Gu (38), Susannah P. Holloway (32), Anita Norton Jacobson (37), Meghan Kallman (15), Matthew L. LaMountain (31), Pamela J. Lauria (32), Valerie Lawson (14), John W. Lyle Jr. (17), Tiara Mack (6), Mark McKenney (30), Joshua Miller (28), Melissa Murray (24), Michael T. Niemeyer (38), Ryan Pearson (19), Ana Quezada (2), Jennifer Rourke (29), Dominick Ruggerio (4), V Susan Sosnowski (37), Harrison S. Tuttle (31), Bridget Valverde (35), Linda L. Ujifusa (11), Robin N. Xiong (3), Samuel D. Zurier (3).

Pro-Life PRIMARY Endorsements* and Recommendations for Representative in Rhode Island General Assembly

4 ALEX W. CANNON (R) – Providence

5 STACY J. CAPIZZANO (I) – Providence

6 RAYMOND A HULL* (D) – Providence, North Providence

7 CHRISTOPHER L IRELAND (I) – Providence

11 GRACE DIAZ* (D) – Providence

13 RAMON A PEREZ* (D) – Providence, Johnston

14 CHARLENE LIMA (D) – Cranston, Providence

15 BARBARA ANN FENTON FUNG* (R) – Cranston

16 NATALYA DELSANTO (D) or JASON JOHN KLAS* (R) – Cranston

20 DAN ELLIOTT (I) – Cranston, Warwick

21 CAMILLE F VELLA WILKINSON* (D) – Warwick

22 J JOSEPH SOLOMON* (D) – Warwick

23 DANA JAMES TRAVERSIE* (R) – Warwick

26 PATRICIA L MORGAN* (R) – West Warwick, Coventry, Warwick

27 PATRICIA A SERPA* (D) – West Warwick, Coventry, Warwick

28 GEORGE NARDONE* (R) – Coventry

29 SHERRY ROBERTS* (R) – Coventry, West Greenwich

33 JESSICA DREW DAY (R) – Narragansett, South Kingstown

37 SAMUEL A AZZINARO* (D) – Westerly

38 BRIAN PATRICK KENNEDY* (D) – Hopkinton, Westerly

39 JUSTIN PRICE* (R) – Hopkinton, Exeter, Richmond

40 MICHAEL W CHIPPENDALE* (R) – Coventry, Foster, Glocester

41 ROBERT J QUATTROCCHI* (R) – Cranston, Scituate

42 EDWARD T CARDILLO JR (D) – Cranston, Johnston

43 DEBORAH A FELLELA* (D) – Johnston

44 GREGORY J COSTANTINO* (D) – Johnston, Lincoln, Smithfield

45 THOMAS “ALEX” RANDO* (R) – Cumberland, Lincoln

47 DAVID J PLACE* (R) – Burrillville, Glocester

48 BRIAN C NEWBERRY* (R) – Burrillville, North Smithfield 

49 GLENN F DUSABLON (D) or JON D BRIEN* (I) – Woonsocket

50 STEPHEN M CASEY* (D) – Woonsocket

51 ROBERT D PHILLIPS* (D) – Woonsocket

52 CHRISTOPHER J HOGAN (R) – Cumberland

53 BERNARD A HAWKINS (D) or BRIAN J REA (R) – Glocester, Smithfield

54 WILLIAM W O’BRIEN* (D) – North Providence

55 ARTHUR J CORVESE* (D) – North Providence

57 JAMES N MCLAUGHLIN* (D) – Central Falls, Cumberland

58 GEORGE P. HOVARTH (D) – Pawtucket

61 RICHARD R. KARSULAVITCH (R) – Pawtucket

62 DAVID A COUGHLIN JR* (I) – Pawtucket

63 ANTHONY SIONNI (R) – East Providence, Pawtucket

64 ASHLEY PEREIRA (D) – East Providence

65 JOHN R “JACK” PETERS (R) – East Providence

67 SCOTT W FULLER* (R) – Barrington, Warren

70 CHRISTOPHER M BORDEN (R) – Portsmouth, Tiverton

The following candidates submitted pro-life surveys but are not presently recommended because they are running against an endorsed pro-life incumbent: Nicola A. Grasso (R-43), Marie A. Hopkins (R-21), Donald J. Kohlman II (R-38), Emmanuel C. Nyema (D-11).

We strongly encourage all pro-life voters to vote in the Democratic Primary AGAINST the most extreme pro-abortion abortion candidates, who are listed below. 

Please take note and beware – The following House candidates (district number in parentheses) have shown themselves anti-life either through statement, action, vote, or endorsement by an anti-life organization. Please vote AGAINST them.

•  House: Marvin Abney (73), Mia Ackerman (45), Edith Ajello (1), Karen Alzate (60), Jacqueline M. Anderson (23), Jean Philippe Barros (59), Jose F. Batista (12), David Bennett (20), Christopher Blazejewski (2), Jennifer Smith Boylan (66), Justine Caldwell (30), Lauren Carson (75), Julie Casimiro (31), Capri C. Catanzaro (21), Kelsey K. Coletta (42), Terri-Denise Cortvriend (72), Megan Cotter (39), Robert Craven (32), Cherie L. Cruz (58), Savannah H. DaCruz (2), Kinverly P. Dicupe Paulino (62), Susan Donovan (69), John G. “Jay” Edwards (70), Alex S. Finkelman (74), Kathleen Fogarty (35), Joshua J. D. Giraldo (56), Marlene B. Guay (51), Scott J. Guthrie (28), Arthur Handy (18), Clara A. Hardy (55), Brianna Henries (64), Paul M. Jones (48), Katherine Kazarian (63), Rebecca Kislak (4), Alexander G. Kithes (49) Jason Knight (67), Leonela Felix (61), Damian A. Lima (6), John Lombardi (8), Alex Marszalkowski (52), Carol Hagan McEntee (33), Michelle McGaw (71), Joseph McNamara (19), Mary Duffy Messier (62), David Morales (7), Linda A. Nichols (40), Zakary J. Pereira (22), Giona A. Picheco (14), Brandon Potter (16), Paul A. Roselli (47), Evan Shanley (24), K. Joseph Shekarchi (23), San Shoppell (65), Scott Slater (10), June S. Speakman (68), Jennifer A. Stewart (59), Teresa Tanzi (34), Brandon T. Voas (57), Danielle Walsh (32), Anastasia Williams (9), Stuart A. Wilson (19), Samara R. Yelle (26).

For Statewide Office:

Governor – Ashley Marie Kalus (R)

Lt. Governor – Aaron C Guckian (R)

*We recommend voting in the Democratic gubernatorial primary AGAINST Nellie Gorbea, who has embraced the endorsement and support of the national pro-abortion Emily’s List PAC.