Matthew Beaton

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Matthew Beaton
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Massachusetts House of Representatives, Eleventh Worcester District
Incumbent
In office
2011 - present
Term ends
January 7, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$60,032.60/year
Per diem$10-$100/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Personal
ProfessionOwner of Beaton Construction, LLC
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Matthew A. Beaton is a Republican member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives, representing the Eleventh Worcester district. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Biography

Beaton earned his B.S. in Biotechnology from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, and M.S. in Energy and Environmental Studies from Boston University. His professional experience includes working the owner of Beaton Construction & Residential Energy Solutions; he was the 2009 recipient of the Worcester Business Journal Forty under 40 award.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Massachusetts Committee Assignments, 2013
Ethics
Ways and Means
Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture Joint
Ways and Means Joint

2011-2012

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

Elections

2014

See also: Massachusetts House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Massachusetts House of Representatives will consist of a primary election on September 9, 2014, and a general election on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was June 3, 2014. Incumbent Matthew Beaton is unopposed in the Republican primary.

2012

See also: Massachusetts House of Representatives elections, 2012

Beaton won re-election in the 2012 election for Massachusetts House of Representatives Eleventh Worcester District. Beaton was unopposed in the September 6 Republican primary and was unopposed in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[1][2]

2010

See also: Massachusetts House of Representatives elections, 2010

Beaton won election to the Eleventh Worcester seat in 2010. He had no primary opposition. He defeated Denis Leary (D) in the general election on November 2, 2010.[3]

Massachusetts House of Representatives General Election, Eleventh Worcester District (2010)
Candidates Votes
Denis Leary (D) 6,621
Green check mark transparent.png Matthew Beaton (R) 9,709

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, Beaton raised $69,944 in contributions.[4]

His three largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Shrewsbury Republican Town Cmte $4,639
Beaton, Matthew $4,486
Republican State Cmte $2,916

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2013-2014

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2013

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2011-2012

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Political offices
Preceded by
Karyn Polito
Massachusetts House of Representatives Eleventh Worcester District
2011–present
Succeeded by
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