Helio Melo – Wikipedia

American politician

Helio Melo[2] (born January 10, 1968) is a former American politician and a Democratic member of the Rhode Island House of Representatives representing District 64 from January 2005 until 2017. He did not seek reelection in 2016. “[3]

Education[edit]

Melo attended the University of Rhode Island.

Elections[edit]

  • 2004 Melo challenged District 64 incumbent Representative Brian Coogan in the four-way September 14, 2004 Democratic Primary, winning with 970 votes (62.1%)[4] and won the three-way November 2, 2004 General election with 3,274 votes (70.4%) against Republican nominee Michael Robinson and Independent candidate Julie Silva.[5]
  • 2006 Melo was unopposed for both the September 12, 2006 Democratic Primary, winning with 877 votes[6] and the November 7, 2006 General election, winning with 3,767 votes.[7]
  • 2008 Melo was unopposed for both the September 9, 2008 Democratic Primary, winning with 602 votes[8] and the November 4, 2008 General election, winning with 4,102 votes.[9]
  • 2010 Melo was unopposed for both the September 23, 2010 Democratic Primary, winning with 972 votes[10] and won the November 2, 2010 General election with 2,847 votes.[11]
  • 2012 Melo was unopposed for both the September 11, 2012 Democratic Primary, winning with 1,227 votes[12] and also the November 6, 2012 General election, winning with 3,773 votes.[13]
  • 2014 Melo was unopposed in the Democratic primary on September 9, 2014. He defeated Republican Robert Botelho in the General election on November 4, 2014 with 2,137 votes (75.8%).[14]

References[edit]

  1. ^ “Representative Helio Melo”. Providence, Rhode Island: Rhode Island General Assembly. Retrieved March 3, 2014.[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ “Helio Melo’s Biography”. Project Vote Smart. Retrieved March 3, 2014.
  3. ^ Donnis, Ian (June 17, 2016). “TGIF: 22 Things To Know About Rhode Island Politics & Media”. Rhode Island Public Radio. Retrieved 26 July 2017.
  4. ^ “2004 State Representative Results by District”. Providence, Rhode Island: Secretary of State of Rhode Island. Retrieved March 3, 2014.
  5. ^ “2004 General Election State Representatives by District”. Providence, Rhode Island: Secretary of State of Rhode Island. Retrieved March 3, 2014.
  6. ^ “2006 State House of Representatives Summary Results by District”. Providence, Rhode Island: Secretary of State of Rhode Island. Retrieved March 3, 2014.
  7. ^ “2006 State Representative Summary Results by District”. Providence, Rhode Island: Secretary of State of Rhode Island. Retrieved March 3, 2014.
  8. ^ “2008 Statewide Primary, Representative in General Assembly District 64”. Providence, Rhode Island: Secretary of State of Rhode Island. Retrieved March 3, 2014.
  9. ^ “2008 General Election, Representative in General Assembly District 64”. Providence, Rhode Island: Secretary of State of Rhode Island. Retrieved March 3, 2014.
  10. ^ “2010 Statewide Primary, Representative in General Assembly District 64”. Providence, Rhode Island: Secretary of State of Rhode Island. Retrieved March 3, 2014.
  11. ^ “2010 General Election, Representative in General Assembly District 64”. Providence, Rhode Island: Secretary of State of Rhode Island. Retrieved March 3, 2014.
  12. ^ “2012 Statewide Primary, Representative in General Assembly District 64”. Providence, Rhode Island: Secretary of State of Rhode Island. Retrieved March 3, 2014.
  13. ^ “2012 General Election, Representative in General Assembly District 64”. Providence, Rhode Island: Secretary of State of Rhode Island. Retrieved March 3, 2014.
  14. ^ “2014 General Election, Representative in General Assembly District 64”. Providence, Rhode Island: Secretary of State of Rhode Island. Retrieved July 26, 2017.

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