Jay Livingstone

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Jay Livingstone
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Massachusetts House of Representatives, Eighth Suffolk District
Incumbent
In office
July 17, 2013 - present
Term ends
January 7, 2015
Years in position 1
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$60,032.60/year
Per diem$10-$100/day
Elections and appointments
First electedJune 25, 2013
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Jay D. Livingstone is a Democratic member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives, representing the Eighth Suffolk District. He was first elected in the June 25, 2013 special election.

Elections

2014

See also: Massachusetts House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Massachusetts House of Representatives will consist of a primary election on September 9, 2014, and a general election on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was June 3, 2014. Incumbent Jay Livingstone is unopposed in the Democratic primary.

2013

See also: Massachusetts state legislative special elections, 2013

Livingstone won election in a special election for Massachusetts House of Representatives 8th Suffolk District on June 25, 2013. The seat was vacant following Martha Walz's (D) resignation to head the Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts.[1] Livingstone defeated Joshua L. Dawson in the Democratic primary on May 28 and was unopposed in the special election, which took place on June 25.[2][3][4][5]

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2013-2014

  • Legislators are scored on bills of interest to an organization advocating economically conservative policy.

2013

  • Legislators are scored on environmental issues.


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