|Massachusetts House of Representatives, Ninth Suffolk|
|1983 - present|
|January 7, 2015|
|Years in position||31|
|Assistant Majority Leader|
|February 2005 - present|
|Majority Whip, Massachusetts House of Representatives|
|December 2011 - present|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Birthday||July 29, 1942|
|Place of birth||New York, New York|
Rushing is a member of the Boston Ward 4 Democratic Committee.
Rushing's professional experience includes working as an adjunct faculty member and museum director, and in civil rights and community organizing.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Rushing served on the following committees:
|Massachusetts Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Rules Joint|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Rushing served on the following committees:
|Massachusetts Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Rules Joint|
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Rushing served on the following committees:
|Massachusetts Committee Assignments, 2009|
|• Floor Division|
Elections for the office of Massachusetts House of Representatives will consist of a primary election on September 9, 2014, and a general election on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was June 3, 2014. Incumbent Byron Rushing is unopposed in the Democratic primary.
Rushing won re-election in the 2012 election for Massachusetts House of Representatives Ninth Suffolk District. Rushing was unopposed in the September 6 Democratic primary and was unopposed in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Massachusetts House of Representatives General Election, Ninth Suffolk District (2010)|
|Byron Rushing (D)||6,760|
Rushing raised $2,000 for his campaign.
|Massachusetts State House of Representatives, Ninth Suffolk (2008)|
|Byron Rushing (D)||10,563|
Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.
In 2010, Rushing received $925 in campaign donations. The largest donors are listed below.
|Massachusetts House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Byron Rushing's campaign in 2010|
|National Association Of Social Workers Massachusetts Chapter||$500|
|Total Raised in 2010||$925|
Rushing raised $2,000 in the 2008 election cycle.
His major contributors are listed below.
Rushing has been involved with the Bostonian Society, Calvert Social Investment Fund Advisory Board, Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts, Environmental Diversity Forum, Episcopal Network for Economic Justice, Grassroots International, Saint James Educational Center, Shirley Eustis House Association, Southend/Lower Roxbury Healthy Boston Coalition, and Unitarian Universalist Urban Ministry.
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- Massachusetts House of Representatives
- House Committees
- Joint Committees
- Massachusetts state legislative districts
- Massachusetts State Legislature
- Office website
- Legislative Profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign contributions: 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002, 2000, 1998
- The Boston Globe, "DiMasi bends House to left," February 8, 2005. Accessed February 7, 2014
- Massachusetts General Court, "Byron Rushing," accessed February 7, 2014
- Associated Press, "Member of Mass. House leadership resigns," December 6, 2011. Accessed November 22, 2013
- Project Vote Smart - Rep. Rushing
- Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth, "2012 State Primary Results," accessed February 13, 2014
- Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth, "Return of Votes - For Massachusetts State Election - November 6, 2012," accessed February 13, 2014
- Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth, "Return of Votes - For Massachusetts State Election - November 2, 2010," accessed February 13, 2014
- Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth, "Return of Votes - For Massachusetts State Election - November 4, 2008," accessed February 13, 2014
- 2008 Massachusetts Election Fundraising, Candidates
- Follow the Money, "Massachusetts 2010 - Candidates," accessed February 13, 2014
- Massachusetts House donor numbers
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