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Cheryl Coakley-Rivera
Cheryl Coakley-Rivera.jpg
Massachusetts House of Representatives, Tenth Hampden
Former member
In office
1999 - 2014
PartyDemocratic
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected1998
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sNortheastern University
J.D.Western New England School of Law
Personal
ProfessionAttorney
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera is a former Democratic member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives, representing the Tenth Hampden district from 1999 to 2014.

On March 14, 2014, Coakley-Rivera told a birthday gathering that she would resign from the House to become an assistant clerk for the Hampden County Superior Court.[1][2]

Coakley-Rivera is a co-founder of the Latino Caucus and member of the Massachusetts Democratic State Committee.

Biography

Coakley-Rivera's professional experience includes working as an attorney.[3]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Coakley-Rivera served on the following committees:

Massachusetts Committee Assignments, 2013
Ways and Means, Vice-chair
Ways and Means Joint, Vice-chair

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Coakley-Rivera served on the following committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Coakley-Rivera served on the following committees:

Elections

2012

See also: Massachusetts House of Representatives elections, 2012

Coakley-Rivera won re-election in the 2012 election for Massachusetts House of Representatives Tenth Hampden District. Coakley-Rivera was unopposed in the September 6 Democratic primary and was unopposed in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[4][5]

2010

See also: Massachusetts House of Representatives elections, 2010

Coakley-Rivera won re-election to the Tenth Hampden seat in 2010. She was unopposed in the September 14 primary. She also faced no opposition in the general election on November 2, 2010.[6]

Massachusetts House of Representatives General Election, Tenth Hampden District (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Cheryl Coakley-Rivera (D) 4,155

2008

See also: Massachusetts House of Representatives elections, 2008

On November 4, 2008, Coakley-Rivera won re-election in the Massachusetts House of Representatives election for the Tenth Hampden district.[7] In this election she raised $32,206; of that total $30,436 (94.5%) was from in state contributions and $1,770 (5.5%) was from out of state contributions.[8]

Massachusetts House of Representatives - Tenth Hampden district
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Cheryl Coakley-Rivera (D) 6,926
George Vazquez (R) 1,196
All Others 36
Blanks 1,331

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, Coakley-Rivera received $22,931 in campaign donations. The largest donors are listed below.[9]

Massachusetts House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Cheryl Coakley-Rivera's campaign in 2010
Richard E Neal Massachusetts PAC$500
Massachusetts Federation Of Teachers$500
Retired Public Employees$500
Green, Aaron S$500
Connors, Michael D & Sandra$500
Total Raised in 2010 $22,931

2008

Coakley-Rivera raised $32,206 in the 2008 election cycle.

Her major contributors are listed below.[8]

Donor Amount
National Government Employees $1,000
Massachusetts Association of Realtors $800
Retired Public Employees $800
Five different donors $500

Personal

Coakley-Rivera has been a member of the Hampden County Bar Association, Massachusetts Association of Hispanic Attorneys, and the Massachusetts Women's Caucus.[3]

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Massachusetts House of Representatives Hampden 10
1999–2014
Succeeded by
TBA