Susan Tucker

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Susan Tucker
Massachusetts State Senate Second Essex and Middlesex
Former member
Term in office began
Term in office ended
Political party Democratic
Profession Teacher/Self-employed/Senator
Susan Tucker was a Democratic member of the Massachusetts State Senate. She represented the Second Essex and Middlesex district from 1999 to 2011.

Tucker's political experience began when she joined the Governor's Commission on School Readiness and the Andover Democratic Town Committee. For ten years, 1982 to 1992, she served as a representative of Massachusetts.

Tucker's professional experience includes teaching at Lexington and Andover public schools, directing education and managing quality, an working as a strategic planner and benchmarking under her own supervision.

Tucker earned her Bachelor's degree at Michigan State University.[1]


Tucker is currently involved with a number of organizations, including Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Lawrence Cultural Alliance, Lawrence Partners in Education, Massachusetts League of Women Voters, Massachusetts State Workforce Investment Board, Merrimack River Watershed Council, and the Young Women's Christian Association. From 1992 to 1999 she was involved with the American Society for Quality.

Caucuses/Non-Legislative Committees

Susan Tucker serves on several non-legislative committees, including the Andover Industrial and Development Commission, Caucus of Women Legislators, Joint Committee on Housing, Joint Committee on Telecommunication, Utilities and Energy, Massachusetts Women's Political Caucus, Merrimack Valley Economic Development Council, and the National Women's Political Caucus.


Susan Tucker currently serves on a number of legislative committees, including the Economic Development and Emerging Technologies Committee, the Education Committee, the Financial Services Committee, the Housing Committee, the Revenue Committee, the Telecommunication, Utilities and Energy Committee, and the Ways and Means Committee



On November 4, 2008, Tarr was re-elected in the Senate election for the Second Essex and Middlesex district.[2] In this election she raised $70,368-; of that total $67,093 (95.3%) was from in state contributions and $3,275 (4.7%) was from out of state contributions.[3]

Massachusetts State Senate - Second Essex and Middlesex district
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Susan Tucker (D) 50,086
All Others 648
Blanks 17,900

Campaign donors


In 2008 Susan Tucker collected $70,368 in donations.[4]

His four largest contributors in 2008 were:

Donor Amount
Jane Mary Powell $1,000
Retired Public Employees $1,000
Carpenters Local 111 $750
Sheet Metal Workers Local 17 $750


Susan Tucker grew up in Andover, Massachusetts. She is currently married to Mike Tucker with two children.

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Preceded by
Massachusetts State Senate Second Essex and Middlesex
Succeeded by
Barry Finegold