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Poll: Elorza has 10-point lead on Cianci

By Dan McGowan, WPRI With less than two weeks before Election Day, Democrat Jorge Elorza holds a commanding lead over independent Vincent A. “Buddy” Cianci Jr in the race for Providence mayor, according to a poll released Thursday by Brown University. The telephone and cell phone survey of 500 likely...
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Providence Journal endorses Jorge Elorza for Mayor

Many undecided voters sense that a twice-convicted felon would be a disaster as Providence mayor, but they wonder about the less-known Democratic nominee: Is Jorge Elorza up to the task? We can share our impressions, having come to know this son of working immigrants. He is more than just an...
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Elorza proposes plan to improve sports and recreation

Andrew Augustus, WPRO News Jorge Elorza introduced a five point plan to improve sports and recreation throughout the city. “All of Providence residents, and especially our children, deserve opportunities to play and they deserve opportunities for organized sports to swim to bike to run and to play in our city,”...
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Elorza Continues to Rally the East Side with a Wave of New Endorsements

In the latest sign of his campaign’s strength on the East Side, Democratic nominee for Mayor of Providence Jorge Elorza picked up several new endorsements and reaffirmed two existing supporters. In all, five East Side legislators and one presumptive winner in the upcoming general election endorsed him. Senator Josh Miller,...
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Elorza Bolsters Support in South Side, Olneyville with New Endorsements

Democratic nominee for Mayor of Providence Jorge Elorza today earned the endorsements of State Senator Juan Pichardo, State Representative Grace Diaz, State Representative Scott Slater, and City Councilwoman Sabina Matos. This continues the momentum of the Democratic Party lining up behind Elorza. “I am proud to stand with my friend...
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Elorza Picks Up Union Endorsements On Heels of Primary Win

Just days after winning the Democratic nomination for Mayor of Providence, Jorge Elorza secured the endorsement of the United Food and Commercial Workers Local 328 and the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees Local 23. “Jorge Elorza provides the leadership we need to make Providence a city where workers and...
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ICYMI: Jorge’s Debates, Interviews, and Media Endorsements

Channel 12 Newsmakers debate NBC 10 News Conference debate WBRU debate part 1 | Part 2 Rhode Show: Coffee with the Candidates RINPR Political Roundtable Dan Yorke State of Mind RI Future podcast Jorge’s interview on News Radio 920 Providence Journal endorsement Providence Phoenix endorsement  ...
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