|U.S. House, Massachusetts, District 5|
|Massachusetts House of Representatives Tenth Middlesex|
|Profession||Middlesex County Sheriff|
He was a Democratic member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives, representing the Tenth Middlesex district from 1997 to his resignation in January, 2011. Koutoujian resigned due to his appointment to become the new Middlesex County Sheriff.
He previously was an Attorney/Professor at the Massachusetts School of Law and Bentley College. He previously served as Assistant District Attorney.
Koutoujian is a member of the Armenian Assembly, Bentley College Service Learning Program, Council of Armenian Executives, The Knights of Vartan, Massachusetts Legislator's Association, NAACP, Newton Boys and Girls Club Board of Directors, Newton Community Service Center Board of Directors, Waltham and Greater Boston Business and Professional Womens' Club, and the West Suburban Samaritans Board of Directors.
Koutoujian was a 2013 Democratic candidate seeking election to the U.S. House representing the 5th Congressional District of Massachusetts. The election was held to replace outgoing Rep. Ed Markey (D) who was elected to the U.S. Senate in the June 25th election for John Kerry's vacant seat after his appointment as Secretary of State. He was defeated by Katherine Clark in the Democratic primary on October 15, 2013.
|U.S. House, Massachusetts District 5 Special Democratic Primary, 2013|
|John Paul Maisano||2.2%||1,520|
|Source: Official Results from Massachusetts Elections Division|
|Massachusetts House of Representatives General Election, Tenth Middlesex District (2010)|
|Peter Koutoujian (D)||7,547|
|James Dixon (R)||2,684|
On November 4, 2008, Koutoujian won re-election for the Massachusetts House of Representatives election for the Tenth Middlesex district. In this election he raised $216,015-; of that total $185,086- (97.9%) was from in state contributions, $3,959- (2.1%) was from out of state contributions, and $65- (0.0%) was from unknown sources.
|Massachusetts House of Representatives - Tenth Middlesex district|
|Peter Koutoujian (D)||11,460|
Koutoujian raised $216,015 in the 2008 election cycle.
His major contributors are listed below.
|Retired Public Employees||$1,000|
|Sheet Metal Workers Local 17||$1,000|
|Charles J. Petitti||$1,000|
|Massachusetts Optometric PAC||$1,000|
|Alan D. Solomont||$1,000|
|Massachusetts Credit Union League||$1,000|
|Michael P. Monopoli||$1,000|
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- Campaign website
- Facebook page
- Twitter account
- Peter Koutoujian's personal website
- Massachusetts House of Representatives - Rep. Peter Koutoujian
- Legislative Profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign contributions: 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002
- WBUR "State Rep. Carl Sciortino Announces Congressional Bid" accessed June 27, 2013
- WCVB TV, "Massachusetts' 5th congressional primary results," accessed October 15, 2013
- Project Vote Smart - Rep. Koutoujian
- Boston.com, "Secretary of state to set Senate special election date of June 25," January 28, 2013
- The Boston Globe, "William ‘Mo’ Cowan to be interim US senator," January 30, 2013
- 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
- Massachusetts House donor numbers
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