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Senator Jonathon Acosta

Member, Senate Committee on Finance 

Member, Senate Commitee on Rules, Government Ethics & Oversight


Jonathon Acosta (D-Dist. 16, Central Falls, Pawtucket) was born on November 3, 1989. He and his partner Aly Chatham have two sons, Leon Ernesto Acosta-Chatham and Jonathon Andres Acosta-Chatham.

Sen. Acosta earned Bachelor’s Degrees in Political Science (Theory) and Ethnic Studies, and Master’s Degrees in Urban Education Po​licy and Sociology from Brown University. He is currently working to earn a Ph.D. in Sociology at Brown University. 

Sen. Acosta is a member of the Central Falls Children’s Foundation and was previously on the Central Falls Juvenile Hearing Board.


A former member of the Central Falls City Council, Sen. Acosta was elected to the Rhode Island Senate on November 3, 2020. He can be reached via email​ or at (401) 305-0545.