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Key Votes

Joseph Trillo's Voting Records on Issue: Marriage, Family, and Children

Full Name: Joseph A. Trillo
Office: State House (RI) - District 24, Republican
First Elected: 11/07/2000
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for State House - District 24
Primary Sept. 9, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Marilyn; 2 Children: Joseph, Deborah; 1 Stepchild: Erika Kruse
Birth Date: 02/10/1943
Birth Place: Providence, RI
Home City: Warwick, RI
Religion: Catholic

Rhode Island Key Votes

Date Bill No. Bill Title Outcome Vote
May 19, 2011 H 6103 Authorizes Civil Unions Bill Passed - House
(62 - 11)
Yea
June 12, 2008 H 7222 page 5, re: Sec. 3-8-9: Transportation of Alcohol by Minors Bill Passed - House
(52 - 14)
Yea
April 25, 2008 H 7204 2007-2008 Budget Amendments Bill Passed - House
(60 - 12)
Yea
June 15, 2007 Article 22 of H5300A Classifying Seventeen Year-Olds as Adults in Criminal Cases Amendment Adopted - House
(48 - 19)
Did Not Vote

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  2. The vote should be clear for any person to understand
  3. The vote has received media attention
  4. The vote was passed or defeated by a very close margin
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