Carole Fiola

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Carole Fiola
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Massachusetts House of Representatives, 6th Bristol District
Incumbent
In office
September 25, 2013 - Present
Term ends
January 7, 2015
Years in position 1
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$60,032.60/year
Per diem$10-$100/day
Elections and appointments
First electedSeptember 10, 2013
Term limitsN/A
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Carole A. Fiola is a Democratic member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives, representing the 6th Bristol District. She was first elected to the chamber in a special election on September 10, 2013.

Elections

2014

See also: Massachusetts House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Massachusetts House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election was held on September 9, 2014, and a general election will take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was June 3, 2014. Incumbent Carole Fiola was unopposed in the Democratic primary. David Steinhof was unopposed in the Republican primary. Fiola faces Steinhof in the general election.[1]

2013

See also: Massachusetts state legislative special elections, 2013

Fiola won election in a special election for Massachusetts House of Representatives 6th Bristol District. The seat was vacant following David Sullivan's (D) resignation to become the executive director of the Fall River Housing Authority. Fiola defeated David J. Dennis, Bradford L. Kilby and Gerald Potvin in the August 13 Democratic primary and defeated David L. Steinhof (R) in the special election, which took place on September 10.[2][3][4][5][6]

Massachusetts House of Representatives, 6th Bristol District, Special Election, 2013
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngCarole Fiola 53.1% 2,908
     Republican David L. Steinhof 46.9% 2,564
Total Votes 5,472

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2013

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Political offices
Preceded by
David Sullivan (D)
Massachusetts House of Representatives Bristol 6
September 2013-Present
Succeeded by
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