Christopher Speranzo (old)

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Christopher Speranzo
Massachusetts House of Representatives Third Berkshire
Former representative
Term in office began
Term in office ended
July 2011
Political party Democratic
Profession Solicitor, clerk magistrate
Christopher Speranzo (b. October 24, 1972) is a former Democratic member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives. He represented the Third Berkshire from 2005-2011. He was first elected in a special election in April 2005.

Speranzo served as Solicitor of the City of Pittsfield. He has also served as Treasurer of the Pittsfield Democratic City Committee. He is a member of the Berkshire Bar Association, the Massachusetts Bar Association, the Pittsfield Chapter of UNICO National, the Attorney General's Safe Neighborhood Initiative, and the Springfield Violence Prevention Task Force.[1]

Speranzo resigned on July 13, 2011 from the Massachusetts House of Representatives to take accept an appointment as new clerk magistrate of Central Berkshire District Court.[2]

Committee assignments


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Speranzo was appointed to the following committees:


In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Speranzo served on the following committees:



See also: Massachusetts House of Representatives elections, 2010

Speranzo won election to the Third Berkshire Seat in 2010. He had no primary opposition. He defeated Mark Miller (GR) in the general election on November 2, 2010.[3]

Massachusetts House of Representatives General Election, Third Berkshire District (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Christopher Speranzo (D) 5,446
Mark C. Miller (Gr) 4,460


On November 4, 2008, Speranzo won re-election for the Massachusetts House of Representatives election for the Third Berkshire district. [4] In this election he raised $27,664-; of that total $24,114- (87.2%) was from in state contributions and $3,550- (12.8%) was from out of state contributions.[5]

Massachusetts House of Representatives - Third Berkshire district
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Christopher Speranzo (D) 13,684
All Others 36
Blanks 3,941

Campaign donors


Speranzo raised $27,664 in the 2008 election cycle.

His major contributors are listed below. [6]

Donor Amount
Richard Stanley $1,000
10 different donors $500

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Political offices
Preceded by
Massachusetts House of Representatives Berkshire 3
2005–July 2011
Succeeded by
Patricia Farley-Bouvier