9…“I’ll tell ya, if you take my two decades of experience in the private sector, working and starting a business here in Rhode Island – I’m the only candidate in this race who has that experience, that firsthand knowledge of how difficult it is to not only run a business but to start one here in Rhode Island,” [Guillaume] De Ramel said on this week’s Newsmakers. As for how Rhode Island administers elections, the Newport resident says he supports early in-person voting, online and same-day voter registration, and the elimination of the master lever. And, still smarting from his 2006 loss to Ralph Mollis, this time De Ramel is working hard to pile up as many endorsements from different corners of the state as he can.
PROVIDENCE – Senator Maryellen Goodwin (D-Providence) today endorsed Aquidneck Island businessman Guillaume De Ramel in his race to become Rhode Island’s next Secretary of State. Senator Goodwin has represented Providence in the General Assembly since 1986 and also currently serves as the Chairwoman of the Providence Democratic City Committee.
PROVIDENCE – Seventeen elected officials representing Cranston today endorsed Aquidneck Island businessman Guillaume De Ramel in his race to become Rhode Island’s next Secretary of State. Senator Hanna Gallo, Senator Frank Lombardi, Rep. Robert Jacquard, Rep. Charlene Lima, Rep. Michael Marcello, Rep. Peter Palumbo, Council President John Lanni, Council Vice President Michael Farina, Councilman Mario Aceto, Councilman Paul Archetto, Councilman Richard Santamaria, Councilwoman Sarah Kales Lee, School Committee Chairwoman Andrea Iannazzi, School Committee members Stephanie Culhane, Jeff Gale, Paula McFarland, and Janice Ruggieri are all supporting Guillaume’s candidacy.
PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island Brotherhood of Corrections Officers (RIBCO) today endorsed Aquidneck Island businessman Guillaume De Ramel in his campaign to become Rhode Island’s next Secretary of State. RIBCO, started in 1971 to ensure the safety of workers inside of the Adult Correctional Institutions in Cranston, has 1200 members.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Guillaume de Ramel, a Democratic candidate for secretary of state, announced Thursday that he has been endorsed by the United Food and Commercial Workers Union.