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Michael J. McCaffrey

lawyer , politician , Member of the Rhode Island State Senate

Michael J. McCaffrey, state legislator. Member of District of Columbia Bar Association, Rhode Island Bar Association, Warwick Boxing Association (board director), Warwick Knights of Columbus (past grand knight).

Background

McCaffrey, Michael J. was born on December 18, 1963.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Providence College, 1985. Juris Doctor, Suffolk University, Boston, 1989.

Career

McCaffrey served consecutively from January 1995 until January 2003 in the District 16 seat. 2012 McCaffrey was challenged in the September 11, 2012 Democratic Primary, winning with 1,831 votes (533%), and was unopposed for the November 6, 2012 General election, winning with 10,149 votes. 1998 McCaffrey was unopposed for both the September 15, 1998 Democratic Primary, winning with 1,087 votes, and the November 3, 1998 General election, winning with 5,711 votes.

2002 Redistricted to District 29, McCaffrey was unopposed for both the September 10, 2002 Democratic Primary, winning with 2,025 votes, and the November 5, 2002 General election, winning with 8,100 votes. 2004 McCaffrey was unopposed for both the September 14, 2004 Democratic Primary, winning with 609 votes, and the November 2, 2004 General election, winning with 9,141 votes. 2006 McCaffrey was unopposed for both the September 12, 2006 Democratic Primary, winning with 1,760 votes, and the November 7, 2006 General election, winning with 9,383 votes.

2008 McCaffrey was unopposed for both the September 9, 2008 Democratic Primary, winning with 939 votes, and the November 4, 2008 General election, winning with 9,740 votes. 2010 McCaffrey was unopposed for both the September 23, 2010 Democratic Primary, winning with 1,652 votes, and the November 2, 2010 General election, winning with 7,600 votes.

Achievements

  • 1994 When District 16 incumbent Senator Joseph McGair left the Legislature and left the seat open, McCaffrey won the September 13, 1994 Democratic Primary and won the November 8, 1994 General election with 4,923 votes (576%) against Republican nominee Thomas Stone. 1996 McCaffrey was unopposed for the September 10, 1996 Democratic Primary, winning with 1,564 votes, and won the November 5, 1996 General election with 6,411 votes (788%) against Republican nominee Ernest Young. 2000 McCaffrey was unopposed for the September 12, 2000 Democratic Primary, winning with 1,786 votes, and won the November 7, 2000 General election with 6,476 votes (765%) against Republican nominee Saleh Shahid.

Membership

Member of District of Columbia Bar Association, Rhode Island Bar Association, Warwick Boxing Association (board director), Warwick Knights of Columbus (past grand knight).

Connections

Married Deirdre A. Gill.

spouse:
Deirdre A. Gill.