|U.S. House, Massachusetts, District 1|
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was a 2012 Democratic
candidate seeking election to the U.S. House
representing the 1st Congressional District
Shein was raised in and around New York City, where he attended both public and private schools. During his college summers, he worked for New England Telephone in Boston and as a journalism intern in Washington, DC. From 1987 through 1988, Shein took a year off from college to work on the presidential campaign of the late Sen. Paul Simon. Upon graduation from Tufts University in 1990, he returned to Washington to work for the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee. 
- See also: Massachusetts' 1st congressional district elections, 2012
Shein ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing Massachusetts' 1st District. He lost to incumbent Richard Neal in the September 6 Democratic primary.
Candidates for Congress were required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2012 elections season. Below are Shein's reports.
|Bill Shein (2012) Campaign Finance Reports|
|Report||Date Filed||Beginning Balance||Total Contributions|
for Reporting Period
|Expenditures||Cash on Hand|
|April Quarterly||March 31, 2012||$0.00||$11,282.60||$(5,766.92)||$5,515.68|
|July Quarterly||June 30, 2012||$5,515.68||$7,019.63||$(6,246.00)||$6,289.31|