Christopher Speranzo

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Christopher Speranzo (b. October 24, 1972) is the clerk magistrate of the Pittsfield District Court in Massachusetts. After his initial appointment to the position by Governor Patrick, he was approved by the Governor's Council on July 6, 2011.[1][2]


Speranzo is a former Democratic member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives. He represented the Third Berkshire from 2005 to 2011. He was first elected in a special election in April 2005.

Speranzo also served as solicitor of the City of Pittsfield. He has also served as treasurer of the Pittsfield Democratic City Committee. He is a member of the Berkshire Bar Association, the Massachusetts Bar Association, the Pittsfield Chapter of UNICO National, the Attorney General's Safe Neighborhood Initiative, and the Springfield Violence Prevention Task Force.[3]

Speranzo resigned on July 13, 2011, from the Massachusetts House of Representatives to accept an appointment as new clerk magistrate of Central Berkshire District Court.[4]

House committee assignments


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Speranzo was appointed to the following committees:


In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Speranzo served on the following committees:


2010 house

See also: Massachusetts House of Representatives elections, 2010

Speranzo won election to the Third Berkshire seat in 2010. He had no primary opposition. He defeated Mark Miller (GR) in the general election on November 2, 2010.[5]

Massachusetts House of Representatives General Election, Third Berkshire District (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Christopher Speranzo (D) 5,446
Mark C. Miller (Gr) 4,460

2008 house

On November 4, 2008, Speranzo won re-election for the Massachusetts House of Representatives election for the Third Berkshire district.[6] In this election he raised $27,664-; of that total $24,114- (87.2%) was from in state contributions and $3,550- (12.8%) was from out of state contributions.[7]

Massachusetts House of Representatives - Third Berkshire district
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Christopher Speranzo (D) 13,684
All Others 36
Blanks 3,941

Campaign donors


Speranzo raised $27,664 in the 2008 election cycle.

His major contributors are listed below.[8]

Donor Amount
Richard Stanley $1,000
10 different donors $500

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Political offices
Preceded by
Massachusetts House of Representatives Berkshire 3
2005–July 2011
Succeeded by
Patricia Farley-Bouvier