Despite opponent’s false claims, Nellie Gorbea leads in fundraising in Secretary of State’s race

Providence – Contrary to her opponent’s recent televised claim, “that we’ve raised more money than any other candidate in this race.”[i] A review of all campaign finance reports filed at the Board of Elections for the Secretary of State’s race shows that Nellie Gorbea has raised more money than her multi-millionaire opponent, Mr. Guillaume de Ramel.  

Our First TV Ad!

Today we released our first tv advertisement. You can click below and watch. Help us keep it up on the air by contributing to the campaign through this website! Thanks! 

August 21, 2014

Gorbea Unveils First Television Ad Highlighting Her Experience

Gorbea ready to lead Secretary of State’s office from Day One

Majority of voters are undecided on RI Secretary of State’s Race

Providence - The majority of Rhode Island voters are undecided on the state’s Secretary of State’s race, according to the newly released WPRI/Providence Journal poll. “The big story is 57 percent of the voters said they don’t know who they’re voting for. This is another race that could come down to Election Day,” said WPRI pollster Joe Fleming. The Democratic primary includes former Deputy Secretary of State Nellie Gorbea and Mr. Guillaume de Ramel.

Hopkinton Democratic Committee Endorses Nellie Gorbea

Providence – The Hopkinton Democratic Town Committee has voted unanimously to endorse the candidacy of Nellie Gorbea, in her bid to become Rhode Island’s next Secretary of State.
Gorbea has stated that she is running to make sure that government works for all Rhode Islanders, not just the well connected.
“I’m proud to have earned the unanimous support of the Hopkinton Democratic Town Committee,” said Gorbea. “I look forward to working with them to make sure that government is transparent, accountable and working for all of Rhode Island’s citizens.”

Nellie Gorbea Calls On Republican Candidate for Secretary of State To Release Taxes

Providence – Nellie Gorbea, Democratic Candidate for Secretary of State, today sent a letter to her Republican opponent John Carlevale, calling on him to release his personal income taxes to the public. On April 15th of this year, Gorbea became the first candidate running for statewide office to make her personal income taxes available to the public.

Gorbea’s opponent in the Democratic Primary, Guillaume de Ramel, refuses to make his taxes public.

Gorbea requests Investigation into possible Lobby Law Violation

Today, Democratic candidate for Secretary of State Nellie Gorbea’s campaign delivered a letter to Secretary of State A. Ralph Mollis requesting an investigation into possible lobbying law violations by lobbyist Ray Rickman for failing to disclose a loan he made to then-House Majority Leader Gordon Fox.

The letter states:

“Dear Secretary Mollis:

I am writing to recommend that you conduct an investigation into possible lobbying law violations by lobbyist Ray Rickman, pursuant to your authority in RI General Laws 22-10-10 (7).

Nellie's latest interview on RI Public Radio

Last Friday, Nellie joined Political Roundtable hosts Ian Donnis, Scott McKay and URI Professor Maureen Moakley for a spirited conversation of what is going on in Rhode Island politics today. You can hear the interview at http://ripr.org/post/political-roundtable-gorbea-ciancis-mayoral-run-vot....