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By DANIEL KITTREDGE Cranston voters sent shockwaves across Rhode Island's political landscape on Nov. 3. On a big night for local Republicans, who maintained control of the mayor's office and City Council, the party also scored a major upset in what has more
Like everything else in 2020, however, this year has proven a bit different. In Cranston, more than half of the ballots were cast before regular polling places had even opened Tuesday morning. And … more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE Cranston voters are well on course for a significant, and potentially historic, turnout in the Nov. 3 general election. As of Monday, roughly a quarter of the city's voters - 14,099 - had already cast ballots, according to figures more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE Aside from the contests for mayor and three open citywide seats on the City Council, voters in two wards will soon decide contested races to represent their neighborhoods on the nine-member council in the coming term. In Ward 2, more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE Perhaps the most closely watched and consequential contest in Rhode Island this November will be decided by just a fraction of Cranston's voters. For the third consecutive election cycle, Democratic House Speaker Nicholas Mattiello is more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE Bucci versus Hopkins. That's the choice Cranston voters will face in November as the city elects a new mayor for the first time since 2008. In the Democratic mayoral primary, former Ward 4 councilwoman Maria Bucci maintained her lead more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE Ken Hopkins and his supporters had been confident of a victory in the Republican mayoral primary. Neither they nor most observers, however, expected Tuesday's primary election night gathering at the St. Mary's Feast Society building more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE Like so many aspects of daily life during the pandemic, Democratic Dist. 16 Rep. Christopher Millea's first term in the General Assembly has not gone according to plan. "e;COVID has really taken over,"e; he said. "e;It wasn't really a full more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE For Democratic District 16 House candidate Brandon Potter, the personal effects of the pandemic have provided motivation to follow what he describes as an otherwise unlikely path toward a bid for political office. "e;Really quite a few more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE Editor's note: This is part of a series of profiles of the candidates for mayor, based on recent interviews conducted for our Radio Beacon podcast. Maria Bucci's first stint in local government began with her 2004 election to the Ward more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE The Republican candidates for mayor shared their visions, sparred over their records and made their home-stretch pitch to voters during a livestreamed debate last week. During the hour-long event held at the Cranston Public Library's more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE Editor's note: This is part of a series of profiles of the candidates for mayor, based on recent interviews conducted for our Radio Beacon podcast. Steve Stycos has nearly two decades of experience in elected office, having spent 10 more
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