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Kevin Aguiar

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Kevin Aguiar
Kevin Aguiar.jpg
Massachusetts House of Representatives Seventh Bristol
Former Member
In office
2009 - 2013
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sUniversity of Massachusetts
Master'sCambridge College
ProfessionGuidance Counselor
Office website
Kevin Aguiar is a former Democratic member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives, representing the Seventh Bristol District from 2009 to 2013. He also serves as a member of the Fall River School Committee.

Aguiar is a guidance counselor.

He is a member of the Azorean Cultural Society, Corky Row Club, Fall River Youth Soccer League, FR Racing Pigeon Club, Maplewood Independent Youth Baseball League, Massachusetts Mental Health Counselor Association, Massachusetts Teachers Association, and the Niagara Neighborhood Association.[1]

Aguiar is trailing challenger Alan Silvia by seven votes after the unofficial returns of the September 6, 2012 Democratic Primary. The race will move to a recount.[2]

Committee assignments


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



See also: Massachusetts House of Representatives elections, 2012

Aguiar was opposed by Alan Silvia in the Democratic primary on September 6. The vote tally was exceptionally close and eventually went to a recount. Despite some lingering questions from Aguiar's attorney, recount officials handed in the results on Friday September 14th declaring that Silvia had won by 26 votes.[3]

Massachusetts House of Representatives, Seventh Bristol District Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngAlan Silvia 50.3% 2,153
Kevin Aguiar Incumbent 49.7% 2,127
Total Votes 4,280


See also: Massachusetts House of Representatives elections, 2010

Aguiar won re-election to the Seventh Bristol seat in 2010. He defeated C.J. Ferry (R) in the general election on November 2, 2010.[4]

Massachusetts House of Representatives General Election, Seventh Bristol District (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Kevin Aguiar (D) 5,042
C.J. Gerry (R) 1,777

Democratic Primary

Aguiar defeated Alan Silvia in the September 14 Democratic primary.[5]

Massachusetts House of Representatives Democratic Primary Democratic Primary, 2010
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngKevin Aguiar Incumbent 53.9% 1,955
Alan Silvia 46.1% 1,675
Total Votes 3,630


On November 4, 2008, Aguiar won re-election for the Massachusetts House of Representatives election for the Seventh Bristol district.[6] In this election he raised $39,253-; of that total $38,303- (97.6%) was from in state contributions and $950- (2.4%) was from out of state contributions.[7]

Massachusetts House of Representatives - Seventh Bristol district
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Kevin Aguiar (D) 9,217
CJ Ferry (R) 2,206
All Others 6
Blanks 1,011

Campaign donors


In 2010, Aguiar received $68,892 in campaign donations. The largest donors are listed below.[8]

Massachusetts House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Kevin Aguiar's campaign in 2010
Massachusetts Democratic Party$2,000
Tabacaria Acoriana Fundraiser Event$1,810
Massachusetts Police Association$1,000
Rapoza, Daniel$1,000
Manning, Kevin P$950
Total Raised in 2010 $68,892


Aguiar raised $39,253 in the 2008 election cycle.

His major contributors are listed below.[9]

Donor Amount
Massachusetts Democratic Party $1,500
Express Painting $1,200
11 different donors $500

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Preceded by
Massachusetts House of Representatives Bristol 7
Succeeded by
Alan Silvia (D)