Christopher Markey

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Christopher Markey
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Massachusetts House of Representatives, Ninth Bristol District
Incumbent
In office
2011 - present
Term ends
January 7, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$60,032.60/year
Per diem$10-$100/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
First elected2010
Term limitsN/A
Personal
ProfessionAttorney
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Christopher Markey is a Democratic member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives, representing the Ninth Bristol district. He was first elected to the chamber in 2011.

Biography

Markey graduated from Stonehill College and Southern New England School of Law. His professional experience includes working as an attorney.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Markey served on the following committees:

Massachusetts Committee Assignments, 2013
Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture Joint
Judiciary Joint, Vice-chair
Transportation Joint

2011-2012

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

Elections

2014

See also: Massachusetts House of Representatives elections, 2014

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 Christopher Markey defeated Alan Garcia in the Democratic primary. Patrick Curran was unopposed in the Republican primary. Markey defeated Curran in the general election.[1]

Massachusetts House of Representatives, Ninth Bristol District General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngChristopher Markey Incumbent 66.8% 6,977
     Republican Patrick Curran 33.2% 3,472
Total Votes 10,449
Massachusetts House of Representatives, Ninth Bristol District Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngChristopher Markey Incumbent 62.4% 1,924
Alan Garcia 37.6% 1,161
Total Votes 3,085

2012

See also: Massachusetts House of Representatives elections, 2012

Markey won re-election in the 2012 election for Massachusetts House of Representatives Ninth Bristol District. Markey was unopposed in the September 6 Democratic primary and was unopposed in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

2010

See also: Massachusetts House of Representatives elections, 2010

Markey won election to the Ninth Bristol seat in 2010. He defeated Raymond Medeiros and Robert Tavares, Jr. in the September 14 Democratic primary. He defeated Joe Michaud (R) and Russell Protentis (I) in the general election on November 2, 2010.[4]

Massachusetts House of Representatives General Election, Ninth Bristol District (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Christopher Markey (D) 8,236
Joe Michaud (R) 6,261
Russel Protentis (I) 35

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, Markey raised $69,675 in contributions.[5]

No contributions to his campaign were of $1,000 or more.

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2013-2014

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2013

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2011-2012

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References

Political offices
Preceded by
John Quinn
Massachusetts House of Representatives Ninth Bristol District
2011–present
Succeeded by
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