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Alan Silvia
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Massachusetts House of Representatives, Seventh Bristol District
In office
January 5, 2013 - Present
Term ends
January 7, 2015
Years in position 2
Base salary$61,133/year
Per diem$10-$100/day
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Chairman, City of Fall River Planning Board
High schoolBMC Durfee High School
Bachelor'sNortheastern University
Master'sSalve Regina University
Military service
Service/branchU.S. Marine Corps - Vietnam veteran
Date of birthOctober 19, 1951
ProfessionLaw enforcement officer
Office website
Alan Silva is a Democratic member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives, representing the Seventh Bristol district. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Committee assignments


At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Silvia served on the following committees:

Massachusetts Committee Assignments, 2013
Personnel and Administration
Elder Affairs Joint
Public Safety and Homeland Security Joint

Election history


See also: Massachusetts House of Representatives elections, 2012

Silvia won election in the 2012 election for Massachusetts House of Representatives Seventh Bristol District. He defeated incumbent Kevin Aguiar in the September 6 Democratic primary. The vote tally was exceptionally close and eventually went to a recount. Despite some lingering questions from Aguiar's attorney, recount officials handed in results on September 14, 2013, declaring that Silvia had won by 26 votes.[1]He was unopposed in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2]

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

Silvia was defeated by incumbent Kevin Aguiar in the September 14 Democratic Primary.[3]

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

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Preceded by
Kevin Aguiar (D)
Massachusetts House of Representatives Bristol 7
Succeeded by