Steven Baddour

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Steven Baddour
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Massachusetts State Senate 1st Essex
Former Officeholder
In office
Base salary$61,132.99/year
Per diem$10-$100/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2002
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sUniversity of Massachusetts-Dartmouth
J.D.Massachusetts School of Law
Place of birthMethuen, MA
Office website
Personal website
Steven Baddour was a Democratic member of the Massachusetts State Senate. He represented the First Essex district after winning a special election in January 2002. He announced his resignation in late March 2012 in order to take a job with law firm McDermott, Will & Emery.[1]

Baddour earned his Bachelor's degree at the University of Massachusetts-Darmouth and his Juris Doctor at Massachusetts School of Law.[2]


Steven Baddour has been involved with the Holy Family Men's Guild, the Methuen Historical Society, and the Sons of Italy, Lodge #902.

Caucuses/Non-Legislative Committees

Steven Baddour served on two non-legislative committees; the Joint Committee on the Judiciary and the Joint Committee on Transportation.

Committee assignments


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Baddour was appointed to these committees:


In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Baddour served on these committees:



See also: Massachusetts State Senate elections, 2010

Baddour won re-election to the First Essex District Seat in 2010. He had no primary opposition. Stephen Cole and Sean Downing ran for the seat on the Republican ticket. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.

Massachusetts State Senate - First Essex District
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Steven Baddour (D) 34,474
Stephen Cole (R) 23,981
All Others 74
Blanks 3,496


On November 4, 2008, Baddour won re-election for the Senate election for the First Essex district.[3] In this election he raised $219,445-; of that total $196,019- (89.9%) was from in state contributions and $22,025 (10.1%) was from out of state contributions.[4]

Massachusetts State Senate - First Essex district
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Steven Baddour (D) 61,137
All Others 349
Blanks 22,210

Campaign donors


In 2010, Baddour received $161,232 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[5]


In 2008 Steven Baddour collected $219,445 in donations.[6]

Four of his largest contributors in 2008 were:

Donor Amount
Retired Public Employees $1,000
State Police Association of Massachusetts $1,000
Enterprise Rent-A-Car $1,000
John Guerin $1,000

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Steven Baddour was born and raised in Methuen, Massachusetts. He is currently married to Ann Baddour with two children.

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Preceded by
Massachusetts State Senate 1st Essex
January 2002 - March 2012
Succeeded by