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Steven Howitt

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Steven Howitt
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Massachusetts House of Representatives, Fourth Bristol District
Incumbent
In office
2011 - present
Term ends
January 7, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$61,133/year
Per diem$10 - $100/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sBoston University School of Management
Personal
ProfessionExcavation Contractor
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Steven Howitt is a Republican member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives, representing the Fourth Bristol district. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Biography

Howitt graduated from the Boston University School of Management and earned his B.S. in Business Administration. His professional experience includes owning an excavation contracting business.

Issues

Campaign themes

Howitt's website highlights the following campaign themes:[1]

Creating Jobs and Economic Growth

  • Excerpt:"I support legislation that cuts taxes, reduces regulations, and creates opportunities for business to develop, grow, and prosper."

Cutting Taxes and Eliminating Wasteful Spending

  • Excerpt:"I consistently support legislation that cuts taxes and wasteful spending in our state government."

Restoring Trust in State Government

  • Excerpt:"I support your interests by working to cut taxes, eliminate unnecessary state jobs, and oppose cuts in local aid that fund our schools, public safety, and public works."

Healthcare

  • Excerpt:"I support common sense Healthcare reforms."

Education

  • Excerpt:"I am committed to unlocking the potential of every child. I believe in the importance of maintaining a world-class system of primary and secondary education."

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Massachusetts Committee Assignments, 2013
Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure Joint
Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development Joint
Transportation Joint

2011-2012

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

Elections

2012

See also: Massachusetts House of Representatives elections, 2012

Howitt won re-election in the 2012 election for Massachusetts House of Representatives Fourth Bristol District. Howitt was unopposed in the September 6 Republican primary and defeated A. Keith Carreiro (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

Massachusetts House of Representatives, Fourth Bristol District, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngSteven Howitt Incumbent 61.4% 11,961
     Democratic A. Keith Carreiro 38.6% 7,515
Total Votes 19,476

2010

See also: Massachusetts House of Representatives elections, 2010

Howitt won election to the Fourth Bristol seat in 2010. He defeated David Saad, Sr. in the September 14 Republican primary. He defeated Steven D'Amico (D) in the general election on November 2, 2010.[4]

Massachusetts House of Representatives General Election, Fourth Bristol District (2010)
Candidates Votes


Steven D'Amico (D) 7,053
Green check mark transparent.png Steven Howitt (R) 8,441

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, Howitt raised $30,947 in contributions.[5]

His four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Massachusetts Republican Party $2,859
Zugsmith, Rachel $1,000
Howitt, Pamela Tesler $1,000
Ball, Robert $1,000

Personal

Howitt has a wife, Pam.[1]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Steven D'Amico
Massachusetts House of Representatives Fourth Bristol District
2011–present
Succeeded by
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