Jack Hart (Massachusetts)
|Massachusetts State Senate First Suffolk|
|2002-February 1, 2013|
|Majority Whip, Massachusetts Senate|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|Massachusetts House of Representatives|
|Master's||Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University|
Hart resigned on February 1, 2013 in order to take a job at a law firm.
Hart earned his Bachelor's degree from Tufts University and his MPA from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.
Jack Hart is currently involved with a number of organizations, including Colonel Daniel Marr Boys and Girls Club, Dorchester Heights Association, Ella J. Baker House, Friends for Children, Gate of Heaven Fundraising Committee, South Boston Boys and Girls Club, South Boston Health Center, South Boston Residents Group, and the Tynan Community School Council.
Jack Hart currently serves on three non-legislative committees; the Senate Committee on * Bills in the Third Reading Committee, Senate Committee on * Steering and Policy Committee, and the South Boston Waterfront Committee.
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Hart served on these committees:
- Bills in the Third Reading Committee, Vice Chair
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Hart served on these committees:
- Bills in the Third Reading Committee
- Bonding, Capital Expenditures and State Assets Committee
- Election Laws Committee
- Judiciary Committee
- Mental Health and Substance Abuse Committee
- Steering and Policy Committee
- Ways and Means Committee
Hart won re-election in the 2012 election for Massachusetts State Senate First Suffolk District. Hart was unopposed in the September 6 Democratic primary and was unopposed in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.
Hart won re-election to the First Suffolk District seat in 2010. He had no opposition. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.
|Massachusetts State Senate - First Suffolk District|
|Jack Hart (D)||35,651|
On November 4, 2008, Hart won re-election for the Senate election for the First Suffolk district. In this election he raised $311,138-; of that total $303,563 (97.6%) was from in state contributions and $7,575 (2.4%) was from out of state contributions.
|Massachusetts State Senate - First Suffolk district|
|Jack Hart (D)||41,973|
|Althea Garrison (Inependent)||10,873|
Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.
In 2010, Hart received $229,257 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.
|Massachusetts State Senate 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Jack Hart (Massachusetts)'s campaign in 2010|
|Massachusetts Convention Center Authority||$2,000|
|Delaney, Francis J||$1,000|
|Lydon, Peter M||$1,000|
|Ironworkers Local 7||$1,000|
|Unite Here! Massachusetts||$1,000|
|Total Raised in 2010||$229,257|
In 2008 Jack Hart collected $311,138 in donations.
His three largest contributors in 2008 were:
|Sheet Metal Workers Local 17||$3,000|
|Massachusetts Convention Center Authority||$2,300|
|Henri Benoit Jr.||$1,050|
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Jack Hart was born in Boston, Massachusetts.
- Senator Hart's website
- Official Massachusetts State Senate website
- Project Vote Smart policies
- Project Vote Smart senator biography
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002, 2000, 1998
- Senator Hart's LinkedIn
- State Surge profile - legislative and voting track record
- Boston Globe, "Hart set to quit state Senate today," January 29, 2013
- Project Vote Smart - Senator Hart
- 2012 State Primary Candidate List, "Massachusetts Secretary of State," accessed June 26, 2012
- 2012 Massachusetts Secretary of State, Official 2012 Primary Results
- 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 - 2010 Contributions
- 2008 contributors to Jack Hart
|Massachusetts State Senate First Suffolk
2002–February 1, 2013
| Succeeded by|
Linda Dorcena Forry (D)