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Cynthia Stone Creem

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Cynthia Stone Creem
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Massachusetts State Senate First Middlesex and Norfolk
In office
Term ends
January 5, 2013
Years in position 16
Base salary$61,132.99/year
Per diem$10-$100/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected1998
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Governor's Council
Bachelor'sBoston University, 1964
J.D.Boston University, 1966
Place of birthBrookline, MA
Office website
Personal website
Cynthia Stone Creem is a Democratic member of the Massachusetts State Senate. She has represented the First Middlesex and Norfolk district since 1999. Creem's other political experience includes councilor for the Governor's Council from 1994-1999; alderman/executive council for the Newton Board of Alderman from 1976-1994; and a councilor with Newton City Council.

Creem's professional experience has been as an attorney since 1966 with Stone, Stone, and Creem.

Creem earned her BS in busincess administration and JD from Boston University.[1]

In 2010, Creem was named as Legislator of the Year by the Southern Poverty Law Center. The award is presented each year to a state or federal legislator who has made great contributions to the legal profession, courts and administration of justice.[2]


Creem is a member of the Massachusetts Bar Association and the Women's Bar Association.

Committee assignments


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


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



See also: Massachusetts State Senate elections, 2012

Creem ran unopposed in Democratic primary on September 6. The general election takes place on November 6, 2012.[3][4]


See also: Massachusetts State Senate elections, 2010

Creem won re-election to the First Middlesex and Norfolk District Seat in 2010. Charles Rudnick ran against her in the primary. The primary election took place on September 14, 2010. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.

Massachusetts State Senate - First Middlesex and Norfolk District
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Cynthia Stone Creem (D) 45,982
All Others 770
Blanks 16,863


On November 4, 2008, Creem won re-election for the Senate election for the First Middlesex and Norfolk district. [5] In this election she raised $24,615-; of that total $23,965 (97.4%) was from in state contributions and $650 (2.6%) was from out of state contributions.[6]

Massachusetts State Senate - First Middlesex and Norfolk district
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Cynthia Creem (D) 56,870
All Others 661
Blanks 24,266

Campaign donors


In 2010, Creem received $85,747 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[7]

Massachusetts State Senate 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Cynthia Stone Creem's campaign in 2010
Lee, Barbara F$1,000
Massachusetts Bay Constables Association Inc$500
Goldberg, Deborah B$500
Massachusetts State Council Of Service Employees$500
Gifford, Robert G$500
Total Raised in 2010 $85,747


In 2008 Cynthia Stone Creem collected $24,615 in donations. [8]

Four of her largest contributors in 2008 were:

Donor Amount
Boston Police Patrolmen's Association $500
John Hennessy $500
John Hallinan $500
Lawrence Wittenberg $500

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Creem was born in Brookline, Massachusetts and raised in Newton, Massachusetts. She is currently married to Harvey Creem.

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