Barry Finegold

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Barry Finegold
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Massachusetts State Senate Second Essex and Middlesex District
In office
January 5, 2011-Present
Term ends
January 5, 2013
Years in position 3
Base salary$61,132.99/year
Per diem$10-$100/day
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Massachusetts House of Representatives
Bachelor'sFranklin and Marshall College, 1993
J.D.Massachusetts School of Law in Andover, 1998
BirthdayMarch 3, 1971
Place of birthBoston, MA
Office website
Personal website
Barry Finegold (b. March 3, 1971) is a Democratic member of the Massachusetts State Senate. He has represented the Second Essex and Middlesex district since 2011. He formerly served in the Massachusetts House of Representatives, representing the Seventeenth Essex from 1997 to 2011.

Finegold is an attorney with Dalton & Finegold, Limited Liability Partnership.

Committee assignments


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Finegold has been appointed to these committees:


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



See also: Massachusetts State Senate elections, 2010

Finegold won election to the Second Essex and Middlesex state senate seat in 2010. He defeated John Kelly, Debbie Silberstein and John J. Wilson, Jr. in the September 14 Democratic primary. He defeated Jamison Tomasek (R) in the general election on November 2, 2010.

Massachusetts State Senate - Second Essex and Middlesex District
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Barry Finegold (D) 25,385
Jamison Tomasek (R) 19,939
Jodi Oberto (I) 2,535
All Others 69
Blanks 2,416


On November 4, 2008, Finegold won re-election for the Massachusetts House of Representatives election for the Seventeenth Essex district. [1] In this election he raised $58,798-; of that total $55,248- (94.0%) was from in state contributions and $3,550- (6.0%) was from out of state contributions. [2]

Massachusetts House of Representatives - Seventeenth Essex district
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Barry Finegold (D) 14,174
All Others 235
Blanks 5,964

Campaign donors


In 2010, Finegold raised $357,769 in contributions. [3]

His four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Finn, Paul $1,000
Gorman, Frank $1,000
Mackenzie, Kenneth $1,000
Jamieson, Scott J $1,000


Finegold raised $14,174 in the 2008 election cycle.

His major contributors are listed below. [4]

Donor Amount
Inquiry Systems Company $3,688
Boston Carmens Union Local 589 $1,000
Professional Fire Fighters of Massachusetts $1,000
Electrical Workers Local 2321 $1,000
Retired Public Emplyees $1,000

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Finegold and his wife Amy have two children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Massachusetts House of Representatives Essex 17
Succeeded by
Paul Adams