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David Torrisi

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David Torrisi
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Massachusetts House of Representatives Fourteenth Essex
Former Member
In office
1999 - 2013
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sUniversity of Vermont
J.D.Suffolk University Law School, 2004
Office website
David Torrisi is a former Democratic member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives, representing the Fourteenth Essex District from 1999 to 2013.

Torrisi is a small business owner. Prior to his election to the House, he served on the North Andover Board of Selectmen from 1996-1999.

Torrisi is a member of the Family Services, Incorporated, Holy Family Men's Guild, Merrimack Valley Chamber of Commerce, North Andover Rotary Club, and the Sons of Italy Lodge #902.[1]

Committee assignments


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


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



See also: Massachusetts House of Representatives elections, 2012

Torrisi was defeated by Diana DiZoglio in the Democratic primary on September 6.[2]

Massachusetts House of Representatives, Fourteenth Essex District Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngDiana DiZoglio 52.7% 1,602
David Torrisi Incumbent 47.3% 1,438
Total Votes 3,040


See also: Massachusetts House of Representatives elections, 2010

Torrisi won election to the Fourteenth Essex seat in 2010. He had no primary opposition. He defeated Kevin Begley (R) in the general election on November 2, 2010.[3]

Massachusetts House of Representatives General Election, Fourteenth Essex District (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png David Torrisi (D) 6,171
Kevin Begley 5,550


On November 4, 2008, Torrisi won re-election for the Massachusetts House of Representatives election for the Fourteenth Essex district.[4] In this election he raised $73,574-; of that total $65,244- (89.2%) was from in state contributions and $7,895- (10.8%) was from out of state contributions.[5]

Massachusetts House of Representatives - Fourteenth Essex district
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png David Torrisi (D) 12,066
All Others 154
Blanks 4,875

Campaign donors


In 2010, Torrisi received $50,454 in campaign donations. The largest donors are listed below.[6]

Massachusetts House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to David Torrisi's campaign in 2010
Beer Distributors Of Massachusetts$1,000
Retired Public Employees$1,000
Keamy Jr, Mitchell D$1,000
Massachusetts Dental Society$1,000
Goldstein, Orit$1,000
Total Raised in 2010 $50,454


Torrisi raised $73,574 in the 2008 election cycle.

His major contributors are listed below.[7]

Donor Amount
Robert Samia $1,000
Vincent C. Manzi Jr. $1,000
Beer Distributors of Massachusetts $1,000
Enterprise Rent-A-Car $1,000
Massachusetts Correction Officers Federated Union $1,000
Retired Public Employees Union $1,000
Associated Builders & Contractors $1,000
Massachusetts New Car Dealers Association $1,000
Robert A. LaRochelle $1,000
Massachusetts Dental Society $1,000
Massachusetts Retail Lumber Dealers Association PAC $1,000
Leon C. Asadoorian $1,000

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Preceded by
Massachusetts House of Representatives Essex 14
Succeeded by
Diana DiZoglio (D)