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Helio Melo

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Preceded by  Brian Coogan
Name  Helio Melo
Nationality  American
Role  American Politician
Political party  Democratic
Party  Democratic Party

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Born  January 10, 1968 (age 47) (1968-01-10)
Alma mater  University of Rhode Island
Education  University of Rhode Island
Residence  East Providence, Rhode Island, United States

Helio Melo (born January 10, 1968) is a former American politician and a Democratic member of the Rhode Island House of Representatives representing District 64 from January 2005 until 2017. He did not seek reelection in 2016 due to a desire to "let someone else take on these duties."



Melo attended the University of Rhode Island.


  • 2004 Melo challenged District 64 incumbent Representative Brian Coogan in the four-way September 14, 2004 Democratic Primary, winning with 970 votes (62.1%) and won the three-way November 2, 2004 General election with 3,274 votes (70.4%) against Republican nominee Michael Robinson and Independent candidate Julie Silva.
  • 2006 Melo was unopposed for both the September 12, 2006 Democratic Primary, winning with 877 votes and the November 7, 2006 General election, winning with 3,767 votes.
  • 2008 Melo was unopposed for both the September 9, 2008 Democratic Primary, winning with 602 votes and the November 4, 2008 General election, winning with 4,102 votes.
  • 2010 Melo was unopposed for the both September 23, 2010 Democratic Primary, winning with 972 votes and won the November 2, 2010 General election with 2,847 votes.
  • 2012 Melo was unopposed for both the September 11, 2012 Democratic Primary, winning with 1,227 votes and the November 6, 2012 General election, winning with 3,773 votes.
  • 2014 Melo was unopposed in the Democratic primary on September 9, 2014. He defeated Republican Robert Botelho in the General election on November 4, 2014 with 2,137 votes (75.8%).
  • References

    Helio Melo Wikipedia

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