Cranston candidates declare for office


The deadline to apply for public office through the city’s Board of Canvassers was Wednesday at 4:00 p.m. As of press time Tuesday, these were the Cranston residents who had filed for public office according to Nick Lima, Cranston registrar:

City Council:

Amy Ricci (Republican) Citywide

Gail Harvey (Democrat) Citywide

*Ken Hopkins (Republican) Citywide

*Michael Farina (Republican) Citywide

*Steve Stycos (Democrat) Citywide

Jeff Gale (Democrat) Ward 1

Lammis Vargas (Democrat) Ward 1

*Paul McAuley (Democrat) Ward 2

John Donegan (Democrat) Ward 3

Thomas Cappalli (Democrat) Ward 4

*Edward Brady (Republican) Ward 4

*Chris Paplauskas (Republican) Ward 5

Stephen Tranghese (Democrat) Ward 6

School committee:

*Michael Traficante Citywide

Michael Baer, Ward 1

Sara Tindall-Woodman, Ward 1

*Domenic Fusco, Ward 3

Paul Archetto, Ward 3

*Vincent Turchetta, Ward 4

*Janice Ruggieri, Ward 5

*Daniel Wall, Ward 6

House of Representatives:

Steven Frias (Republican), District 15

*Robert Lancia (Republican), District 16


Cassandra Michael, District 28 (Independent)

Frank Lombardi, District 26 (Democrat)

Secretary of state:

Pat Cortellessa (Republican) *Denotes incumbent


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