November 25, 2013
CENTRAL FALLS – Mayor James Diossa today announced formal support for Nellie Gorbea, Democratic candidate for Secretary of State.
“I am confident in Nellie’s approach, experience and vision. We have both dedicated much of our lives to ensuring open, responsive government,” said Mayor Diossa. “As Secretary of State, Nellie will ensure continued progress in this important state office. We share a commitment to public service, we believe we can grow Rhode Island’s economy and I am proud to support her candidacy.”
Gorbea announced her candidacy for Secretary of State in July. With decades of experience in the private sector and in government, she is running to make government work for all Rhode Islanders. A former Deputy Secretary of State from 2002-2006, Gorbea is committed to making sure that all eligible voters can and do vote, that government is transparent, and businesses have easy access to the information they need to grow in Rhode Island’s economy.
“Since being elected to the Central Falls City Council in January 2010, Mayor Diossa has proven himself to be a capable, energetic leader. He has been a true leader through very difficult times. I am grateful for his friendship and support. Together, we will build a better Rhode Island. ” said Gorbea.