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Carlos Henriquez

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Carlos Henriquez
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Massachusetts House of Representatives, Fifth Suffolk District
In office
2011 - present
Term ends
January 7, 2015
Years in position 4
Base salary$61,133/year
Per diem$10 - $100/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
ProfessionCommunity Organizer/Legislator
Office website
Carlos Henriquez is a Democratic member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives, representing the Fifth Suffolk district. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.


Henriquez's professional experience includes working as a community organizer.

Committee assignments


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

Massachusetts Committee Assignments, 2013
Ways and Means
Education Joint
Judiciary Joint
Mental Health and Substance Abuse Joint
Ways and Means Joint


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Henriquez served on the following committees:

Election history


See also: Massachusetts House of Representatives elections, 2012

Henriquez won re-election in the 2012 election for Massachusetts House of Representatives Fifth Suffolk District. Henriquez was unopposed in the September 6 Democratic primary and defeated Althea Garrison (I) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[1]

Massachusetts House of Representatives, Fifth Suffolk District, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngCarlos Henriquez Incumbent 78.2% 9,179
     Independent Althea Garrison 21.8% 2,564
Total Votes 11,743


See also: Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2010

Henriquez won election to the Fifth Sufolk Seat in 2010. He defeated Althea Garrison, Barry Lawton and Roy Owens in the September 14 Democratic primary. He faced no opposition in the general election on November 2, 2010.[2]

Massachusetts House of Representatives General Election, Fifth Suffolk District (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Carlos Henriquez (D) 5,332

Campaign donors


Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.


In 2010, Henriquez raised $17,042 in contributions. [3]

He contributed the most to his campaign, $5,726.


Kidnapping and other charges

On July 9, 2012, local authorities arrested Henriquez on domestic kidnapping and witness intimidation charges, stating that he could eventually be charged with assault. An unnamed Boston woman accused him of holding her in his car against her will, and claimed that Henriquez punched her when she attempted to leave. He was let free after posting a $1,000 cash bail, and pleaded not guilty in Roxbury District Court.[4][5] Prosecutors eventually dropped the kidnapping charge.[6]

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Preceded by
Marie St. Fleur
Massachusetts House of Representatives Fifth Suffolk District
Succeeded by