|Massachusetts House of Representatives, First Essex|
|2003 - present|
|January 7, 2015|
|Years in position||11|
|Per diem||$10 - $100/day|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Bachelor's||Salem State College|
|J.D.||Suffolk University Law School, 1996|
|Birthday||May 7, 1965|
|Place of birth||Lynn, Massachusetts|
Costello's professional experience includes working as an attorney both in private practice and as a principal partner at Marris and Costello, LLP; he was previously an Assistant District Attorney for Essex County from 1997 to 2000, and Program Director of the Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Association from 1990 to 1993.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Costello served on the following committees:
|Massachusetts Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Financial Services Joint, Chair|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Costello served on the following committees:
|Massachusetts Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Financial Services Joint, Chair|
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Costello served on the following committees:
|Massachusetts Committee Assignments, 2009|
|• Public Safety and Homeland Security Joint, Chair|
Costello won re-election in the 2012 election for Massachusetts House of Representatives First Essex District. Costello was unopposed in the September 6 Democratic primary and was unopposed in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Massachusetts House of Representatives General Election, First Essex District (2010)|
|Michael Costello (D)||11,289|
|Valentino Troyli (R)||6,047|
On November 4, 2008, Costello won re-election in the Massachusetts House of Representatives election for the First Essex district. In this election he raised $97,047; of that total $89,347 (92.1%) was from in state contributions, $6,950 (7.2%) was from out of state contributions, and $750 (0.8%) was from unknown sources.
|Massachusetts House of Representatives - First Essex district|
|Michael Costello (D)||17,037|
Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.
In 2010, Costello received $130,590 in campaign donations. The largest donors are listed below.
|Massachusetts House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Michael Costello's campaign in 2010|
|Professional Fire Fighters Of Massachusetts||$1,000|
|Asadoorian, Leon C||$1,000|
|Massachusetts Systems Contractors Association Inc||$1,000|
|Total Raised in 2010||$130,590|
Costello raised $97,047 in the 2008 election cycle.
His major contributors are listed below.
|State Police Association of Massachusetts PAC ID80232||$1,000|
|Massachusetts Correction Officers Federated Union||$1,000|
|Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority Police Association||$1,000|
|Beer Distributors of Massachusetts||$1,000|
Costello has been a member of the Greater Newburyport Chamber of Commerce, Link House Programs Board of Directors, Massachusetts Bar Association, and the Northern Essex Mental Health Board of Directors; and a corporate member of Opportunity Works.
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- Costello's website
- Massachusetts House of Representatives - Rep. Michael Costello
- Profile from Open States
- Legislative Profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign contributions: 2008, 2010, 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002
- Project Vote Smart - Rep. Costello
- Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth, "2012 State Primary Results," accessed February 13, 2014
- Massachusets 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
- Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth, "Return of Votes For Massachusetts State Election - November 4, 2008," accessed March 18, 2014
- Follow the Money 2008
- Follow the Money, "Massachusetts 2010 - Candidates," accessed February 13, 2014
- Massachusetts House donor numbers
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