Margaret Hegarty

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Margaret Hegarty
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Candidate for
Massachusetts House of Representatives Twenty-Fouth Middlesex District
PartyDemocratic
Education
High schoolBelmont High School
Bachelor'sBoston College
J.D.Suffolk University School of Law
Personal
Place of birthBelmont, MA
ProfessionAttorney
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Margaret Hegarty was a 2012 Democratic candidate for Twenty-Fouth Middlesex District of the Massachusetts House of Representatives.

Elections

2012

See also: Massachusetts House of Representatives elections, 2012

Hegarty ran in the 2012 election for Massachusetts House of Representatives Twenty-Fourth Middlesex District. She was defeated by David M. Rogers in the Democratic primary on September 6. Incumbent William Brownsberger did not run for re-election.[1][2][3]

Massachusetts House of Representatives, Twenty-Fourth Middlesex District Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngDavid Rogers 43.2% 2,295
Margaret Hegarty 39.6% 2,103
Robert Reardon, Jr. 17.2% 916
Total Votes 5,314

Campaign themes

On education, Hegarty states, "First, we have to make sure that the formulas for state “Chapter 70” school aid are both fair and up-to-date. Second, we have to maintain full state funding of the “circuit-breaker” special education program ... And third, the Commonwealth should bolster support for local school districts, community colleges and our public universities to ensure that our citizens enter the workforce with the tools they need to be competitive in the fast-paced 21st century innovation economy." She opposes "quick fixes" to the MBTA's long term budget problems, and does not support mandatory minimum sentencing laws.[4]

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