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|Massachusetts House of Representatives, Twenty-Ninth Middlesex|
|2009 - present|
|January 7, 2015|
|Years in position||6|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|J.D.||Harvard Law School|
Hecht's professional experience includes working as an attorney.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Hecht served on the following committees:
|Massachusetts Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Post Audit and Oversight|
|• Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities Joint|
|• Elder Affairs Joint, Vice-chair|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Hecht served on the following committees:
|Massachusetts Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities Joint, Vice-chair|
|• Elder Affairs Joint|
|• Post Audit and Oversight|
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Hecht served on the following committees:
|Massachusetts Committee Assignments, 2009|
|• Health Care Financing Joint|
|• Elder Affairs Joint|
|• State Administration and Regulatory Oversight Joint|
Elections for the office of Massachusetts House of Representatives took place in 2014. A primary election was held on September 9, 2014, and a general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was June 3, 2014. Incumbent Sean Garballey was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Jon Sonju was unopposed in the Republican primary. Garballey defeated Sonju in the general election.
|Massachusetts House of Representatives, Twenty-third Middlesex District General Election, 2014|
|Democratic||Sean Garballey Incumbent||77.6%||14,018|
Hecht won re-election in the 2012 election for Massachusetts House of Representatives Twenty-Ninth Middlesex District. Hecht was unopposed in the September 6 Democratic primary and was unopposed in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.
Hecht ran in the special election for the 2nd Suffolk and Middlesex Senate District. He and two other candidates were defeated by representative William Brownsberger (D) in the December 13, 2011 primary election. Brownsberger faced no challenger in the January 10, 2012 special general election.
|Massachusetts House of Representatives General Election, Twenty-ninth Middlesex District (2010)|
|Jonathan Hecht (D)||11,886|
On November 4, 2008, Hecht won re-election in the Massachusetts House of Representatives election for the Twenty-Ninth Middlesex district. In this election he raised $108,681; of that total $88,580 (81.5%) was from in state contributions, $19,101 (17.6%) was from out of state contributions, and $1,000 (0.9%) was from unknown sources.
|Massachusetts House of Representatives - Twenty-Ninth Middlesex district|
|Jonathan Hecht (D)||15,049|
Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.
In 2010, Hecht received $58,501 in campaign donations. The largest donors are listed below.
|Massachusetts House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Jonathan Hecht's campaign in 2010|
|Page, Shippen L||$500|
|Jones, Kristina N||$500|
|Charnas, Charles N||$500|
|Total Raised in 2010||$58,501|
Hecht raised $108,681 in the 2008 election cycle.
His major contributors are listed below.
|United States Treasury||$1,001|
|Jane W. Goodwin||$550|
|16 different donors||$500|
Hechet has been a member of the Appalachian Mountain Club, Arsenal Center for the Arts, Friends of Mount Auburn Cemetery, Historical Society of Watertown, National Committee on United States-China Relations, and Local Government Advisory Commission.
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- Massachusetts State Legislature
- Office website
- Jon Hecht's personal website
- Profile from Open States
- Legislative Profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign contributions: 2008
- Jon Hecht on Facebook
- Project Vote Smart - Rep. Hecht
- Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth, "2014 State Primary Candidates," accessed September 9, 2014
- Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth, "2012 State Primary Results," accessed February 13, 2014
- Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth, "Return of Votes - For Massachusetts State Election - November 6, 2012," accessed February 13, 2014
- Boston Herald, "Brownsberger on well-worn path to Mass. Senate," December 14, 2011
- Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth, "Return of Votes - For Massachusetts State Election - November 2, 2010," accessed February 13, 2014
- Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth, "Return of Votes For Massachusetts State Election - November 4, 2008," accessed March 18, 2014
- Follow the Money 2008
- Follow the Money, "Massachusetts 2010 - Candidates," accessed February 13, 2014
- Massachusetts House donor numbers
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