Gorbea wins Secretary of State Race

Final results from the RI Board of Elections:


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.

Providence Journal Endorses Nellie Gorbea for Secretary of State

In their October 16 editorial page, Rhode Island's paper of record - the Providence Journal, enthusiastically endorsed Democratic nominee Nellie Gorbea for Secretary of State. The editorial board described Nellie as "a bright, energetic and articulate advocate of openness in government". They also commented the historic nature of Nellie's candidacy - she will be the first Hispanic elected general officer of a New England state.

Rhode Island AFL-CIO Endorses Nellie Gorbea For Secretary of State

Providence – The Rhode Island AFL-CIO unanimously voted on September 12th to endorse Democratic candidate for Secretary of State, Nellie Gorbea. If elected Gorbea will become the first Latino to be elected to statewide office in New England.

“Nellie’s forward thinking approach to solving tough problems is the type of leadership that we need in Rhode Island,” said Rhode Island AFL-CIO President George Nee. “Nellie understands the challenges facing Rhode Island’s working families and is committed to making sure that our government is working for them and looking out for them.”