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Alan Silvia

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Alan Silvia
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Massachusetts House of Representatives, Seventh Bristol District
Incumbent
In office
January 5, 2013 - Present
Term ends
January 7, 2015
Years in position 1
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$61,133/year
Per diem$10-$100/day
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Chairman, City of Fall River Planning Board
2
Education
High schoolBMC Durfee High School
Bachelor'sNortheastern University
Master'sSalve Regina University
Military service
Service/branchU.S. Marine Corps - Vietnam veteran
Personal
BirthdayOctober 19, 1951
ProfessionLaw enforcement officer
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Alan Silva is a Democratic member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives, representing the Seventh Bristol district. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Silvia served on the following committees:

Massachusetts Committee Assignments, 2013
Personnel and Administration
Elder Affairs Joint
Public Safety and Homeland Security Joint

Elections

2012

See also: Massachusetts House of Representatives elections, 2012

Silvia won election in the 2012 election for Massachusetts House of Representatives Seventh Bristol District. He defeated incumbent Kevin Aguiar in the September 6 Democratic primary. The vote tally was exceptionally close and eventually went to a recount. Despite some lingering questions from Aguiar's attorney, recount officials handed in results on September 14, 2013, declaring that Silvia had won by 26 votes.[1]He was unopposed in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[2]

Massachusetts House of Representatives, Seventh Bristol District Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngAlan Silvia 50.3% 2,153
Kevin Aguiar Incumbent 49.7% 2,127
Total Votes 4,280

2010

See also: Massachusetts House of Representatives elections, 2010

Silvia was defeated by incumbent Kevin Aguiar in the September 14 Democratic Primary.[3]

Massachusetts House of Representatives Democratic Primary Democratic Primary, 2010
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngKevin Aguiar Incumbent 53.9% 1,955
Alan Silvia 46.1% 1,675
Total Votes 3,630

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Silvia is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Silvia raised a total of $77,693 during that time period. This information was last updated on December 14, 2013.[4]

Alan Silvia's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Massachusetts House, Seventh Bristol Won $48,149
2010 Massachusetts House, Seventh Bristol Defeated $29,544
Grand Total Raised $77,693

2012

Silvia won election to the Massachusetts in 2012. During that election cycle, Silvia raised a total of $48,149.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Kevin Aguiar (D)
Massachusetts House of Representatives Bristol 7
2013–present
Succeeded by
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