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Joyce Spiliotis

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Joyce Spiliotis
Joyce Spiliotis.jpg
Massachusetts House of Representatives Twelfth Essex
Former officeholder
In office
2003 - November 29, 2012 (Death)
Base salary$58,237.15/year
Per diem$10-$100/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2002
Term limitsN/A
Office website
Joyce Spiliotis was a Democratic member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives. She represented the Twelfth Essex from 2003 until her death on November 29, 2012.[1]

Spiliotis was a Councilor-At-Large for the City of Peabody.

She was a member of the North Shore Labor Council, Caucus of Women Legislators, Children's Caucus, Elder Caucus, and the North East Legislative Caucus.[2]

Committee assignments


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


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



See also: Massachusetts House of Representatives elections, 2012

Spiliotis won re-election in the 2012 election for Massachusetts House of Representatives Twelfth Essex District. Spiliotis was unopposed in the September 6 Democratic primary and was unopposed in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[3][4]


See also: Massachusetts House of Representatives elections, 2010

Spiliotis won election to the Twelfth Essex Seat in 2010. She had no primary opposition and defeated Martin Scafidi (R) in the general election on November 2, 2010.[5]

Massachusetts House of Representatives General Election, Twelfth Essex District (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Joyce Spiliotis (D) 9,584
Martin Scafidi (R) 6,490


On November 4, 2008, Spiliotis won re-election for the Massachusetts House of Representatives election for the Twelfth Essex district.[6] In this election she raised $23,195-; of that total $22,795- (98.3%) was from in state contributions and $400- (1.7%) was from out of state contributions.[7]

Massachusetts House of Representatives - Twelfth Essex district
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Joyce Spiliotis (D) 15,807
All Others 294
Blanks 5,753

Campaign donors


In 2010, Spiliotis received $28,272 in campaign donations. The largest donors are listed below.[8]

Massachusetts House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Joyce Spiliotis's campaign in 2010
Massachusetts Democratic Party$6,289
Massachusetts Federation Of Teachers$1,000
Retired Public Employees$800
Massachusetts Association Of Realtors$600
Beer Distributors Of Massachusetts$500
Total Raised in 2010 $28,272


Spiliotis raised $23,195 in the 2008 election cycle.

Her major contributors are listed below.[9]

Donor Amount
Massachusetts Credit Union League $1,000
Massachusetts Federation of Teachers $700
David Ankles $600
Massachusetts Association of Realtors $600
7 different donors $500

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Political offices
Preceded by
Massachusetts House of Representatives Essex 12
2003–November 29, 2012
Succeeded by
Leah Cole (R)