|Massachusetts House of Representatives, Eleventh Plymouth District|
|January 5, 2013 - present|
|January 7, 2015|
|Years in position||1|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 4, 2014|
|First elected||November 6, 2012|
|High school||Brockton High School, 1978|
|Bachelor's||Stonehill College, 1982|
|J.D.||Suffolk University Law School|
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Cronin served on the following committees:
|Massachusetts Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Economic Development and Emerging Technologies Joint|
|• Judiciary Joint|
|• Veterans and Federal Affairs Joint|
Cronin's website highlighted the following campaign themes:
Jobs & the Economy
- Excerpt: "Claire will work with other elected officials to encourage job growth in the community. She will strive to make the district more business-friendly to help the region grow and thrive and will advocate for incentives that encourage businesses to relocate to Massachusetts."
- Excerpt: "As State Representative, Claire will advocate for increased funding for our public schools. Early childhood education is critical, and needs to be enhanced."
- Excerpt: "Claire will advocate for increased funding for public safety services, including police and fire departments."
- Excerpt: "Claire believes the current debate on cutting Medicare funding and Social Security benefits is misguided. As your next State Representative, Claire will fight to protect senior services."
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 Claire Cronin was unopposed in the Democratic primary and was unopposed in the general election.
Cronin won election in the 2012 election for Massachusetts House of Representatives Eleventh Plymouth District. She defeated Mark Linde, Jass Stewart, and Robert Sullivan in the September 6 Democratic primary and defeated Daniel Murphy (R) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Massachusetts House of Representatives, Eleventh Plymouth District, General Election, 2012|
|Massachusetts House of Representatives, Eleventh Plymouth District Democratic Primary, 2012|
Comprehensive donor information for Cronin is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Cronin raised a total of $79,935 during that time period. This information was last updated on December 20, 2013.
|Claire Cronin's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Massachusetts House, Eleventh Plymouth||$79,935|
|Grand Total Raised||$79,935|
2012Cronin won election to the Massachusetts House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Cronin raised a total of $79,935.
|Massachusetts House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Claire Cronin's campaign in 2012|
|Easton Democratic Town Committee||$750|
|Kelly, Robert J.||$500|
|Total Raised in 2012||$79,935|
|Source:Follow the Money|
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Cronin and her husband, Ray, have two daughters.
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- Massachusetts House of Representatives
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- Office website
- Profile from Open States
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- "electclairecronin," Official Campaign Website
- Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth, "2014 State Primary Candidates," accessed September 9, 2014
- 2012 State Primary Candidate List, "Massachusetts Secretary of State," accessed June 26, 2012
- 2012 Massachusetts Secretary of State, Official 2012 Primary Results
- AP "Massachusetts - Summary Vote Results," accessed September 6, 2012
- Follow the Money, "Cronin, Claire D," accessed December 20, 2013
- Electclairecronin.com, "Meet Claire," accessed August 17, 2012
Geraldine Creedon (D)
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