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Leonela FelixDEMDemocrat State Representative, District 61
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RIResidence (state)

Leonela Felix (born October 4, 1987) is an American politician and lawyer who is the state representative in the Rhode Island House of Representatives for the 61st district. A member of the Democratic Party, she won election in the 2020 elections, primarying incumbent Democrat Raymond Johnston, and beating Republican Robert Wheeler in the general election. A progressive, Felix primaried Johnston with the support of the Working Families Party.

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Education5 - 5 of 3
New England Law Boston
JD Law
2014 - 2018
Rhode Island College
BA Justice Studies/Sociology
2011 - 2013
Community College of Rhode Island
AA General Studies
2009 - 2011
Past Positions1 - 9 of 9
Rhode Island House of Representatives
2021 - Current
Deputy Director of Policy
City of Providence
2018 - Current
Policy Director
Progreso Latino, Inc.
2017 - 2018
Immigration Paralegal
Law Office of Rachel L. Rado
2015 - 2017
Law Clerk
Joyce and Associates, P.C.
Citizenship Legal Intern
Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy Coalition
Immigration Paralegal
Mills and Born, LLP.
2014 - 2015
Research Assistant, Refugees, Migrants and State Responsibility
New England Law Boston
Other Experience1 - 3 of 3
Board Member
OpenDoors of Rhode Island
2020 - Current
Commission for Health Advocacy & Equity
2017 - 2020
Policy and Advocacy Committee of Immigrant Coalition of Rhode Island
2017 - 2019