Stephen (Steve) R. Archambault (D-SS22)
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District: 401.231.1823
State House 82 Smith Street
Providence, RI 02903-1105

District Office:
195 Whipple Road
Smithfield, RI 02917
Elected: 2012    Next Election: 2022
Spouse: Gigi Rodriguez   DOB: 8/11/1965
Committee Assignments
Vice ChairSenate Committee on Judiciary
SecretarySenate Committee on Environment and Agriculture
MemberSenate Committee on Rules, Government Ethics and Oversight
Counties Representing


He was born on August 11, 1965 and has been happily married to Marie "Gigi" Rodriguez-Archambault since August 2012. The middle child of five children, Senator Archambault has been a life-long Smithfield resident and lives on the family dairy farm in Esmond where he was raised.

Steve earned his Bachelor's degree in Communications and Economics from American University in Washington, D.C. in 1990; a Master's in Justice from Salve Regina University in 1996; and his J.D. from the Roger Williams University School of Law in 2000. He is a member of the Rhode Island Bar Association and is the practicing attorney at Archambault Law Offices in Smithfield. Steve is a former police officer for the Town of Jamestown and has been an active prosecutor for the Town of Lincoln for 12 years, the Town of North Smithfield for 6 years, and is a former prosecutor/solicitor for the towns of Smithfield and Foster.

Prior to his election to the Rhode Island Senate in 2012, Steve was a candidate for Rhode Island Attorney General in 2010. He served on the Smithfield Town Council from 2006-2010, serving as Vice President and later President of the Council from 2007-2008, overseeing a $60 million budget. As Council President, he created the Smithfield Financial Review Commission.

Senator Archambault has worked to create jobs, improve our public education, provide health care that is both quality and affordable, and protect our environment and natural resources. He currently serves as the Vice Chairman of the Senate Committee on Judiciary and is a member of both the Committee on Environment and Agriculture and the Committee on Rules, Government Ethics, and Oversight.