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Secretary of State Nellie M. Gorbea Announces Overhaul of Lobbying Laws

Providence, Rhode Island – Secretary of State Nellie M. Gorbea today announced legislation that will strengthen, clarify and increase the transparency of Rhode Island's lobbying laws. Secretary Gorbea's comprehensive approach is contained in bills (H-6178, S-904) introduced on her behalf by Representative Robert B.

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Secretary Gorbea Presents Plan to Modernize Voting and Elections, Increase Participation

Providence, RI - At a State House news conference today, Secretary of State Nellie Gorbea unveiled the Department of State's Voting and Elections Modernization Act of 2015 (VEMA). The legislation will allow Rhode Islanders to register online to vote, improve the integrity of our voter rolls, allow early in-person voting and strengthen rules around handling mail ballots.

Join us on March 30, 2015

Join us on Monday, March 30, 2015 from 5:30pm to 7:00pm for a fundraising reception in support of our new Secretary of State Nellie Gorbea.

A year ago, we gathered to celebrate Women's History Month and support then candidate Nellie Gorbea. What a difference a year makes!! Let's support Secretary Gorbea as she starts her work to make sure government works for all Rhode Islanders. Once again we will be hosted by Ann-Marie Harrington at her offices - Embolden, 545 Pawtucket Ave., Pawtucket, RI.

Gorbea wins Secretary of State Race

Final results from the RI Board of Elections:

SECRETARY OF STATE

Nellie M. GORBEA (DEM)           186,295    60.4%
John M. CARLEVALE, SR. (REP)  121,127    39.3%
WRITE-IN                                     768       0.2%

Nellie's Election Morning Message

Today we have an opportunity to step into the voting booth to send a strong message that Rhode Island is ready for change. I would be honored to have your vote and to be your Secretary of State. I will work non-stop to deliver the change and results that are needed to move Rhode Island forward.

Poder PAC Endorses Nellie Gorbea for RI Secretary of State

WASHINGTON DC – PODER PAC, a political action committee founded by and for Latinas to help more Latinas get elected to positions at the local, state and federal level, is proud to endorse Nellie Gorbea in her candidacy for Rhode Island Secretary of State. 

“PODER PAC is excited to be able to support Nellie and be a part of her historic achievement when she becomes the first Hispanic to be elected to statewide office in New England,” said Catherine Pino, Co-Founder of PODER PAC.

The Big Event

 
 
Join us tonight, Wednesday, October 29, 2014 from 5:30pm-7:30pm
 
for a fundraising reception 
 
at Whiskey Republic, 515 S. Water St., Providence 
 
The Host Committee: (to date)
Hon. Jack Reed, Hon. Sheldon Whitehouse
Hon. James Langevin, Hon. David Cicilline
Hon. Nicholas Mattiello, Hon. M. Teresa Paiva-Weed
Hon. Angel Taveras,  Hon. James Diossa, Hon.