MINORITY WHIP BLAKE A. FILIPPI
District 36 - Charlestown, South Kingstown, New Shoreham, Westerly
Blake A. Filippi (Independent) was elected in November, 2014, to represent House District 36, which includes all of Block Island and Charlestown, and portions of Westerly and South Kingstown. He is the only Independent of the 75 members of the House.
An attorney and organic cattle farmer, Representative Filippi is a member of the Rhode Island Farm Bureau and the Rhode Island Bar Association.
A 1999 graduate of Lincoln High School, he received his Bachelor’s degree in history from the University of Arizona in 2003 and obtained his Juris Doctorate degree in 2007 from the Rutgers University Camden School of Law.
He was born on September 10, 1980.