2020 Voter Guide – Video: A conversation with Terri Cortvriend, candidate for House District...

Terri Cortvriend, democratic candidate for Rhode Island House District 72 (Portsmouth, Middletown), joined What’s Up Newp at 1 pm on Friday, August 28th to chat about her campaign and to answer and...
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Letter To The Editor: One way I evaluate candidates is to see how they...

I live in House District 71 (Portsmouth, Tiverton & Little Compton).  I’m paying close attention to the Democratic primary.  One way I evaluate candidates is to see how they are raising money...

2020 Voter Guide – Candidate Profile: Paul Marshall, Newport City Council Ward 3

With less than three months to the General Election, and less than a month to the Primary Election, What’s Up Newp begins its comprehensive coverage of not only elections in Newport County,...

2020 Voter Guide – Candidate Profile: Olga Enger, Newport City Council At-Large

With less than three months to the General Election, and less than a month to the Primary Election, What’s Up Newp begins its comprehensive coverage of not only elections in Newport County,...

2020 Voter Guide – Candidate Profile: Kevin Michaud, Newport City Council At-Large

With less than three months to the General Election, and less than a month to the Primary Election, What’s Up Newp begins its comprehensive coverage of not only elections in Newport County,...

2020 Voter Guide – Video: A conversation with Elizabeth Fuerte, candidate for Newport City...

Elizabeth Fuerte, candidate for Newport City Council At-large joined What’s Up Newp to participate in What’s Up Newp’s video voter guide. To help voters stay informed, What’s Up...

2020 Voter Guide – Candidate Profile: Chris Semonelli, House Representative District 72

With less than three months to the General Election, and less than a month to the Primary Election, What’s Up Newp begins its comprehensive coverage of not only elections in Newport County,...

Live on WUN – Video: What’s Up Newp live with results, updates

What's Up Newp's Ryan Belmore and Frank Prosnitz will go live beginning at 8 pm this evening to bring you the latest news and results from the polls, discuss the local races,...

2020 Voter Guide – Candidate Profile: Chris Logan, Middletown Town Council

With less than three months to the General Election, and less than a month to the Primary Election, What’s Up Newp begins its comprehensive coverage of not only elections in Newport County,...
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Letter To The Editor: Give the Portsmouth residents the Oakland Farms traffic light they...

The following Letter To The Editor was submitted by Chris Semonelli, candidate for House District 72 (Middletown, Portsmouth). Give the Portsmouth residents the Oakland Farms traffic...

2020 Voter Guide – Video: A conversation with Meagan Landry, candidate for Newport City...

To help voters stay informed, What’s Up Newp has invited all candidates running for Newport City Council to join us for a video interview where they will have the opportunity to answer...

Kate Leonard announces she will seek reelection representing the Third Ward on Newport City...

Newport Third Ward City Council Kate Leonard this evening announced her intent to seek reelection. The following announcement was provided to What's Up Newp; "I...

Who’s running for office in Newport County? List of local and state candidates is...

Newport, RI - The 2020 election season is officially underway, as candidates for local, statewide, and legislative seats begin to file their declarations of candidacy this week. Those wishing...

Representative Cortvriend to host a talk with Secretary of State Nellie Gorbea on August...

Portsmouth, RI - Representative Terri-Denise Cortvriend recently announced that she will host her 30th "Talks with Terri" with special guest Nellie Gorbea, RI Secretary of State, this Wednesday, August 5th starting at...

Senator Dawn Euer announces re-election campaign for District 13

Senator Dawn Euer announced today that she is running for re-election to the state senate in District 13, representing Newport and Jamestown. She is currently serving her first full-term in the Rhode Island...

Progressives aim to dislodge top state Senate leaders

Progressives are taking on some top state Senate Democrats in September’s primary election, seeking to expand their influence within the state legislature. Senate President Dominick Ruggerio, President Pro Tempore...
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What’s Up Newp’s Voter Guide – 2020 General Election: Newport City Council

This year's Newport City Council race is among one of the most competitive races that we've seen in recent years. Twelve candidates announced their candidacy for an At-Large seat...

2020 Voter Guide – Video: A conversation with Kevin Michaud, candidate for Newport City...

To help voters stay informed, What’s Up Newp has invited all candidates running for Newport City Council to join us for a video interview where they will have the opportunity to answer...

Paul Marshall announces candidacy for Third Ward seat on Newport City Council

Paul Marshall today announced his candidacy for Newport City Council Third Ward. Marshall provided the following statement to What's Up Newp on Wednesday, June 24th; Paul...
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Letter To The Editor: Rep. Carson’s decisions will be based on facts and science

Over six years ago I wanted to meet Lauren Carson, the new candidate running in the 75 district for the General Assembly.  I  met her at a fundraiser where she was very...
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Letter To The Editor: Three solutions to build a stronger community

This year we have 12 candidates running for Newport City Council At-Large. That tells me residents are concerned about Newport's future and want change. As I've walked our neighborhoods chatting with residents...

Voter Guide: R.I. House of Representatives District 74 (Middletown, Jamestown)

Ahead of the Statewide Primary on Tuesday, September 8th, and the General Election on Tuesday, November 3rd, What's Up Newp is helping readers/voters get to know the candidates through candidate profiles and...
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Letter to the Editor: A letter in support of investing in our school

As a father, a Rogers High School graduate, a friend of students, teachers, and life long-learners, and a City Council Candidate – I need to voice an official opinion on the pending school...

How Middletown residents can Declare Their Candidacy for local office June 22-24

The Town of Middletown is reminding all Middletown residents interested in running for local office in the upcoming November election that they must file a Declaration of Candidacy with the Town’s Board...

Newport Councilor takes issue with publication of campaign finance records

When WhatsUpNewp published a story recently listing campaign funds available for each of the City Council candidates, it did so only as a matter of information. The figures came...