Steve Laffey

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Steve Laffey
Mayor of Cranston, Rhode Island
In office
January 6, 2003 – January 6, 2007
Preceded byJohn O'Leary
Succeeded byMichael Napolitano
Personal details
Stephen P. Laffey

1962 (age 61–62)
Warwick, Rhode Island, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Kelly Laffey
Alma materHarvard Business School
Bowdoin College
WebsiteLinkedIn profile

Stephen Laffey /ˈlæf/ (born 1962) is an American politician, businessman, author and filmmaker.[1] He is the former Republican mayor of Cranston, Rhode Island from 2003 to 2007. He ran for the United States Senate in 2006.

In February 2023, Laffey announced his candidacy for President of the United States in the 2024 election.[2] In October 2023, he withdrew from the race and the Republican Party to become an Independent.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Fraser, Meg (December 7, 2011). "Mayor Laffey Travels Cross-Country To Learn How To Fix America". Cranston Online. Retrieved October 9, 2012.
  2. "Former Cranston Mayor Laffey begins a new chapter: Running for US president". The Providence Journal. Retrieved 2023-02-02.
  3. Abdul-Hakim, Gabriella (2023-10-06). "Steve Laffey leaves the 2024 race, reflects on longshot campaign". ABC News. Retrieved 2023-10-06.