|Massachusetts House of Representatives, Ninth Norfolk|
|2011 - 2013|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|J.D.||Boston College Law School, 1983|
|Birthday||May 13, 1958|
|Place of birth||Northampton, Massachusetts|
On September 16, 2013, Winslow announced that he would resign on the 29th in order to take a job as senior vice president and general counsel of Rimini Street, an enterprise software support firm.
Winslow earned his B.A. in Political Science from Tufts University, and J.D. from Boston College Law School. His professional experience includes serving as the presiding Justice for the Wrentham District Court from 1995 to 2002, the Governor's Chief Legal Counsel from 2002 to 2005, and general counsel for Americans Elect in 2012.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Winslow served on the following committees:
|Massachusetts Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Judiciary Joint|
|• State Administration and Regulatory Oversight Joint|
|• Rules Joint|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Winslow served on the following committees:
|Massachusetts Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Judiciary Joint|
In May 2011, Governing Magazine named Winslow one of 17 "GOP Legislators to Watch." Each of the legislators was selected on the basis of qualities like leadership, ambition, and political potential.
In the 2012 presidential election, Winslow served as general counsel of Americans Elect, an organization whose stated goal is "to nominate a presidential ticket that answers directly to voters—not the political system." Winslow, whose duty was to help the organization achieve ballot access in all 50 states, was occasionally listed as Americans Elect's secretary for legal purposes. The group's attempt to form a "nonpartisan presidential ticket" through an online process ceased when no candidate reached 10,000 votes. The organization has been criticized and accused of tax and campaign finance violations for not revealing their donors. When confronted with the question, Winslow responded in a tweet, "How so? Why do you think the “Indians” wore facepaint when poking the British King in the eye? AE is fully complying with the law.”
Winslow was a 2013 Republican candidate seeking election to the U.S. Senate from Massachusetts for the seat being vacated by John Kerry. He was defeated by Gabriel Gomez in the Republican primary on April 30, 2013.
Winslow won re-election in the 2012 election for Massachusetts House of Representatives Ninth Norfolk District. Winslow was unopposed in the September 6 Republican primary and was unopposed in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Massachusetts House of Representatives General Election, Ninth Norfolk District (2010)|
|Stanley Nacewicz (D)||5,323|
|Daniel Winslow (R)||11,081|
Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.
In 2010, Winslow raised $73,914 in contributions.
He contributed the most to his campaign, $7,055.
Winslow and his wife, Susan, have three children.
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- Campaign website
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative Profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign contributions: 2010
- Facebook group
- Boston Globe, "State Rep. Dan Winslow stepping down, joining software firm," September 16, 2013. Retrieved September 18, 2013
- Business Wire, "Rimini Street Appoints Daniel B. Winslow as General Counsel," September 16, 2013. Retrieved September 18, 2013
- Governing, "GOP Legislators to Watch," May 24, 2011
- Americans Elect, "About," accessed November 17, 2011
- The Republican, "Senate candidate Dan Winslow says work for Americans Elect, which wanted 3rd presidential nominee, was about process not party," March 7, 2013. Retrieved May 25, 2013
- Huffington Post, "Americans Elect Wants To Be On Presidential Ballot, But Won't ID Donors," November 2, 2011
- Our Oregon, "Americans Elect, Part III: Who’s Behind The Astroturf Organization?," November 13, 2011
- Boston Herald, "Gov race heating up," January 10, 2013
- State House News Service, "Coakley's gov run opens field wide for AG post," September 17, 2013. Retrieved September 18, 2013
- Boston Globe, "State Rep. Dan Winslow ‘99 percent’ sure he will run for US Senate," February 5, 2013
- WCVB "2013 U.S. Senate Special Election Results" accessed April 30, 2013
- Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth, "2012 State Primary Results," accessed February 13, 2014
- Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth, "Return of Votes - For Massachusetts State Election - November 6, 2012," accessed February 13, 2014
- Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth, "Return of Votes - For Massachusetts State Election - November 2, 2010," accessed February 13, 2014
- Follow the Money, "2010 contributions," accessed December 23, 2013
|Massachusetts House of Representatives Ninth Norfolk District
| Succeeded by|
Shawn C. Dooley (R)
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