Republican from Rhode Island
Allan Fung has been mayor of Cranston, R.I. since Jan. 5, 2009. He announced on Nov. 4, 2013, that he would run for governor. He received his law degree from Suffolk University, worked as a prosecutor for the state attorney general's office, served as a lobbyist for MetLife and served two terms on the Cranston City Council, beginning in 2002. In his latest reelection bid, in 2012, he was unopposed.