Rep. Cardillo sworn in as General Assembly convenes
STATE HOUSE — Rep. Edward T. Cardillo Jr. (D-Dist. 42, Johnston, Cranston) was formally sworn into office Tuesday, Jan. 5, as the 2021-22 session of the Rhode Island General Assembly convened.
Representative Cardillo was one of 14 new members of the House of Representatives who took the oath of office, which was administered by Rhode Island Secretary of State Nellie Gorbea.
The House of Representatives began its legislative year with the election of Rep. K. Joseph Shekarchi (D-Dist. 23, Warwick) as the Speaker of the House.
An employee of J. DeMarco Landscape Inc., Representative Cardillo formerly served on the Johnston Housing Authority. He is also a member of the House District 42 Democratic Nominating Committee, and previously served on the Johnston Democratic Town Committee. He graduated from Cranston High School West in 1973.
Born Dec. 11, 1954, he and his wife Patricia have two daughters, Brianna and Lauren.
For more information, contact:
Daniel Trafford, Publicist
State House Room 20
Providence, RI 02903