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|Massachusetts House of Representatives, 6th Bristol District|
|September 25, 2013 - Present|
|January 3, 2017|
|Years in position||2|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 4, 2014|
|First elected||September 10, 2013|
Elections for the office of Massachusetts House of Representatives took place in 2014. A primary election was held on September 9, 2014, and a general election was held 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 defeated Steinhof in the general election.
|Massachusetts House of Representatives, Sixth Bristol District General Election, 2014|
|Democratic||Carole Fiola Incumbent||59.4%||5,369|
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.
|Massachusetts House of Representatives, 6th Bristol District, Special Election, 2013|
|Republican||David L. Steinhof||46.9%||2,564|
|Massachusetts House of Representatives, 6th Bristol District Democratic Primary, 2013|
|David J. Dennis||31.3%||1,312|
|Bradford L. Kilby||16.5%||690|
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- Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth, "2014 State Primary Candidates," accessed September 9, 2014
- heraldnews.com, "Aug. 13, Sept. 10 set as special election dates to replace Sullivan," May 13, 2013
- sec.state.ma.us., "Primary Candidates," accessed July 19, 2013
- masslive.com, "Democrats Dan Cullinane, Daniel Donahue and Carol Fiola elected to Massachusetts House," September 11, 2013
- electionstats.state.ma.us, "Official Democratic primary results," accessed November 19, 2013
- ''electionstats.state.ma.us, "Official special election results," accessed November 19, 2013
David Sullivan (D)
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