Lida Harkins

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Lida Harkins
Massachusetts House of Representatives Thirteenth Norfolk
Former representative
Term in office began
1988
Term in office ended
2011
Political party Democratic
Profession Legislator
Lida Harkins (b. January 24, 1944) was a Democratic member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives. She represented the Thirteenth Norfolk from 1988-2011 and served as Majority Whip.

Harkins worked as Program Director of The Education Co-Operative from 1985-1988, and a teacher in Boston Public Schools, Wakefield Parochial School from 1966-1968.

Harkins is Chairman of the Special Commission to Look At Alternatives to Property Tax, and a member of the Democratic Town Committee, Charles River Association for Retarded Citizens Board of Directors, Boston Network for Women in Politics and Government, and the Needham Transportation Committee.[1]

Committee assignments

Elections

2010

Harkins did not run for re-election in 2010.

2008

On November 4, 2008, Harkins won re-election to the Massachusetts House of Representatives, Thirteenth Norfolk, unopposed. [2]

Harkins raised $55,496 for her campaign.[3]

Massachusetts State House of Representatives, Thirteenth Norfolk (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Lida E Harkins (D) 16,926
All Others 229
Blanks 7,222

Campaign donors

2008

Harkins raised $53,496 in the 2008 election cycle.

Her major contributors are listed below. [4]

Donor Amount
1199 SEIU United Healthcare Workers East $1,000
Sheet Metal Workers Local 17 $1,000
Retired Public Employees $1,000
Coca-Cola Enterprises $1,000
Boston Police Patrolmens Association $1,000
Massachusetts Optometric Political Action Committee $1,000

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Massachusetts House of Representatives Norfolk 13
1988–2011
Succeeded by
Denise Garlick (D)