Gina Raimondo facts for kids
|75th Governor of Rhode Island|
January 6, 2015
|Preceded by||Lincoln Chafee|
|General Treasurer of Rhode Island|
January 4, 2011 – January 6, 2015
|Preceded by||Frank Caprio|
|Succeeded by||Seth Magaziner|
Gina Marie Raimondo
May 17, 1971
Smithfield, Rhode Island, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||Andrew Kind Moffit|
|Alma mater||Harvard University
New College, Oxford
Yale Law School
Gina Marie Raimondo (born May 17, 1971) is an American politician, businesswoman, and venture capitalist. She is the 75th and current Governor of the State of Rhode Island. Raimondo, a member of the Democratic Party, is the first woman to serve as Governor of Rhode Island. She has served as the General Treasurer for the State of Rhode Island from 2011 through 2015.
As of 2019, she is the Chair of the Democratic Governors Association, and is only the second woman to serve in that position. Raimondo ran for and won reelection to a second term in 2018, and becoming the first candidate to secure a majority of votes for that office since 2006.
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