In victory speech, Raimondo vows to save the name Gina

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Gina Raimondo (D) addresses supporters during last night's victory speech in Providence, vowing to "set a new standard for what it means to be named Gina in Rhode Island." Gina Raimondo (D) addresses supporters during last night’s victory speech in Providence, vowing to “set a new standard for what it means to be named Gina in Rhode Island.”

Providence, R.I.— In her victory speech from the Biltmore Hotel, Governor-Elect Gina Raimondo (D) promised supporters she would do everything in her power to “rescue the name Gina from the stereotypes that have held us back for decades.”

“For too long, people have associated the name Gina with huge hair, acrylic nails, and chewing gum while talking through a nasally accent,” Raimondo said to loud applause. “And today, you voted to reject the tired idea that being named Gina means having your first date in a auto body shop, while Van Halen plays in the background.”

Raimondo is not your everyday Gina, especially by Ocean State standards. Having attended Harvard, Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar, and Yale Law School, the outgoing state treasurer is known for thinking through issues in a pragmatic…

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