Republican from Rhode Island
Mark Zaccaria is a Rhode Island Republican running for the U.S. Senate. He made two unsuccessful bids for Rhode Island's 2nd Congressional District, the most recent in 2010 and then became chairman of the Rhode Island Republican Party. Born in 1949, he is a former corporate executive who operates a business-to-business marketing consulting business. A former Air Force instructor pilot, he served two terms on the North Kingstown Town Council and four years on the local zoning board. He is married with three children.