Representative Edward T. Cardillo Jr. (D) was elected in November 2020 to the seat in House District 42 in Johnston and Cranston. He serves as a member of the House Labor Committee and the House Municipal Government and Housing Committee.
An employee of J. DeMarco Landscape Inc. and a former mechanic, Representative Cardillo formerly served on the Johnston Housing Authority. He is also a member of the House District 42 Democratic 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 live in Johnston and have two daughters, Brianna and Lauren.