Current position: Mayor of Cranston, Rhode Island
Political party: Republican
Previous position: City Councilman of Cranston 2003-2007
Future position: Fung has been mentioned as a possible candidate in the 2014 Rhode Island gubernatorial election. He would likely be a favorite in the Republican primary to be the Republican candidate.
Previous election: Fung ran unopposed in the 2012 election. He won the election with 98% of the vote.
Next election: Fung is up for re-election as mayor in 2014. He is likely to run in the gubernatorial election in November of 2014.
Public Policy Polling, January 18, 2013
Not sure: 31%
Gina Raimondo (D): 46%
Allan Fung (R): 27%
Ken Block (Moderate party): 12%
Not sure: 14%
Angel Taveras (D): 37%
Allan Fung (R): 31%
Ken Block (M): 15%
Not sure: 17%
- Fung has brought in 400 new jobs to Cranston, Rhode Island
- Reduced city's operational expenses
- Negotiated pension reform with a major union for city employees. New city employees are on the new pension plan, Fung negotiated.
- Raised property taxes to offset cuts in state funding