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Brief timeline of Buddy Cianci's history in office

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1975 – Cianci was elected as Mayor of Providence.

1980 – Cianci lost his bid to become Governor of Rhode Island, and remained as Mayor of Providence.

1984 - Cianci resigned for the first time from office after pleading no contest to assaulting a contractor from Bristol who Cianci claimed was having an affair with his wife.

1991 – Cianci was reelected as Mayor of Providence. 

2002- Cianci was forced to resign from office after he was convicted of racketeering in Operation Plunder Dome and sentenced to serve five years in federal prison.

2014 – Cianci announces his candidacy for Mayor of Providence, running as an Independent.

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