McCain General Election
Campaign Organization, Rhode Island
updated April 6, 2009 McCain-Palin 2008 Regional Headquarters:
250 Commercial St., Suite 3007,
Manchester, NH 03101
Campaign Manager, Northeast(CT,
NH, RI and VT )
State director on McCain's
NH primary campaign (succeeded Jim Martin, the McCain's first NH
campaign manager, after he was dismissed on May 11, 2007. Barnett
served as the campaign's New England regional director, first reported
by The Associated Press on Nov. 16, 2006) Chairman of the Vermont
Republican Party, elected May 2003, served through late Nov.
Deputy campaign manager on Jim Douglas' successful 2002 campaign for
of Vermont, then worked on Gov. Douglas' senior staff. Deputy
Director in the Presidential Personnel Office. Worked at the RNC
during the 1998 and 2000 cycles.
2007) Opened his own law firm in Barrington in 2006;
previously was an attorney at the firm Adler, Pollock & Sheehan in
Has served as Legal Counsel for the RIGOP; led all legal operations
during the 2006 elections. Ran as the endorsed candidate in 1996
against Congressman Patrick Kennedy in the 1st CD. B.A.
from George Mason University, and J.D. from Boston University School of
Law. Lives in Barrington.
(Sept. 2007) vice-president of the
RI Latino Political Action Committee (RILPAC) and of the RI Latino
Civic Fund. Past president of the Latin American Student Organization
of Rhode Island College. Served
as an assistant in the Providence office of then Sen. Lincoln Chafee
from 2005-Jan. 2007. Born
in Providence of