was a Republican
candidate for Third Essex and Middlesex District in the Massachusetts State Senate
in the November 2, 2010, state legislative elections
. He was defeated in the November 2, 2010, general election to the Third Essex and Middlesex Seat.
- See also: Massachusetts State Senate elections, 2010
Dent lost election to the Third Essex and Middlesex District seat in 2010. He had no primary opposition. He was defeated by Thomas McGee in the general election on November 2, 2010.