John Quinn (Massachusetts)
|Massachusetts House of Representatives Ninth Bristol|
| Term in office began|
| Term in office ended|
Quinn is an attorney. He previously served on the Dartmouth Town Meeting from 1983-1986.
Quinn is Co-Chair of the Southeastern Massachusetts Legislative Caucus, and a member of the Friendly Sons of Saint Patrick, New Bedford Animal Rescue League Board of Directors, University of Massachusetts Cranberry Station Board of Oversight, University of Massachusetts Center for Policy Analysis Advisory Committee, and the Heritage Day of Portugal Committee.
Quinn did not run for re-election in 2010.
On November 4, 2008, Quinn won re-election for the Massachusetts House of Representatives election for the Ninth Bristol district. In this election he raised $82,697-; of that total $78,984- (97.8%) was from in state contributions and $1,800- (2.2%) was from out of state contributions.
|Massachusetts House of Representatives - Ninth Bristol district|
|John Quinn (D)||16,967|
2010 run for Sheriff
Quinn announced he would be leaving the legislature in order to run for Bristol County Sheriff in the November 2010 election. He stated that "the place is spiraling out of control" under the leadership of Republican incumbent Thomas Hodgson, and that he wants to bring transparency and accountability to the office.
Quinn raised $82,697 in the 2008 election cycle.
His major contributors are listed below.
|Massachusetts Credit Union League||$1,000|
|Robert S. Karam||$750|
|Electrical Workers Local 223||$700|
- John Quinn's campaign website
- Massachusetts House of Representatives - Rep. John Quinn
- Legislative Profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign contributions: 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002, 2000, 1998
- John Quinn on Facebook
- Project Vote Smart - Rep. Quinn
- Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth, "Return of Votes For Massachusetts State Election - November 4, 2008," accessed March 18, 2014
- Follow the Money 2008
- South Coast Today Quinn to leave Legislature to take a run at sheriff's post, November 13, 2009
- Massachusetts House donor numbers
|Massachusetts House of Representatives Bristol 9
| Succeeded by|
Christopher Markey (D)
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