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  }}{{tnr}}'''Martin J. Walsh''' is the current mayor of [[Boston, Massachusetts|Boston]], [[Massachusetts]]. On November 5, 2013, Walsh defeated John Connolly in the Boston mayoral election.<ref name="boston"/><ref name=nyt>[http://www.nytimes.com/2013/11/06/us/politics/mayoral-election-results.html ''The New York Times'', "State Lawmaker is Elected Mayor in Boston," November 5, 2013. Retrieved November 5, 2013.]</ref>
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  }}{{tnr}}'''Martin J. Walsh''' is the current mayor of [[Boston, Massachusetts|Boston]], [[Massachusetts]]. On November 5, 2013, Walsh defeated John Connolly in the Boston mayoral election.<ref name="boston"/><ref name=nyt>[http://www.nytimes.com/2013/11/06/us/politics/mayoral-election-results.html ''The New York Times'', "State Lawmaker is Elected Mayor in Boston," November 5, 2013. Retrieved November 5, 2013]</ref>
  
 
He was previously a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Massachusetts House of Representatives]], representing the Thirteenth Suffolk district.  He was first elected to the chamber in a special election on April 16, 1997. Walsh has been a member of the Democratic State Committee.<ref name=vs>[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=15238 ''Project Vote Smart'' - Rep. Walsh]</ref>  
 
He was previously a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Massachusetts House of Representatives]], representing the Thirteenth Suffolk district.  He was first elected to the chamber in a special election on April 16, 1997. Walsh has been a member of the Democratic State Committee.<ref name=vs>[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=15238 ''Project Vote Smart'' - Rep. Walsh]</ref>  

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Martin Walsh
Martin Walsh.jpg
Mayor of Boston
Incumbent
In office
January 6, 2014- present
Term ends
2018
Years in position 0
PartyDemocratic
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 5, 2013
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Massachusetts House of Representatives
1997-2013
Websites
Office website
Martin J. Walsh is the current mayor of Boston, Massachusetts. On November 5, 2013, Walsh defeated John Connolly in the Boston mayoral election.[1][2]

He was previously a Democratic member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives, representing the Thirteenth Suffolk district. He was first elected to the chamber in a special election on April 16, 1997. Walsh has been a member of the Democratic State Committee.[3]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Massachusetts Committee Assignments, 2013
Ethics, Chair

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2013

Walsh was elected mayor of Boston in 2013. He defeated John Connolly in the general election on November 5, 2013.[1][4][2]

2012

See also: Massachusetts House of Representatives elections, 2012

Walsh won re-election in the 2012 election for Massachusetts House of Representatives Thirteenth Suffolk District. Walsh was unopposed in the September 6 Democratic primary and was unopposed in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[5][6]

2010

See also: Massachusetts House of Representatives elections, 2010

Walsh won re-election to the Thirteenth Suffolk seat in 2010. He was unopposed in the September 14 primary. He also faced no opposition in the general election on November 2, 2010.[7]

Massachusetts House of Representatives General Election, Thirteenth Suffolk District (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Martin Walsh (D) 7,903

2008

On November 4, 2008, Walsh won re-election to the Massachusetts House of Representatives, Thirteenth Suffolk, unopposed.[8]

Walsh raised $147,100 for his campaign.[9]

Massachusetts State House of Representatives, Thirteenth Suffolk (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Martin J. Walsh (D) 10,678
All Others 147
Blanks 3,370

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Walsh is available dating back to 1998. Based on available campaign finance records, Walsh raised a total of $1,042,182 during that time period. This information was last updated on December 20, 2013.[10]

Martin Walsh (Massachusetts)'s Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Massachusetts House, Thirteenth Suffolk Won $158,051
2010 Massachusetts House, Thirteenth Suffolk Won $97,210
2008 Massachusetts House, Thirteenth Suffolk Won $147,100
2006 Massachusetts House, Thirteenth Suffolk Won $161,136
2004 Massachusetts House, Thirteenth Suffolk Won $221,615
2002 Massachusetts House, Thirteenth Suffolk Won $143,781
2000 Massachusetts House, Thirteenth Suffolk Won $71,649
1998 Massachusetts House, Thirteenth Suffolk Won $41,640
Grand Total Raised $1,042,182

2012

Walsh won re-election to the Massachusetts House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Walsh raised a total of $158,051.
Massachusetts House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Martin Walsh (Massachusetts)'s campaign in 2012
Professional Fire Fighters of Massachusetts$1,500
State Police Association of Massachusetts$1,500
Boston Carmens Union Local 589$1,500
Massachusetts Association of Realtors$1,200
Kennedy, Lee M.$1,000
Total Raised in 2012$158,051
Source:Follow the Money

2010

In 2010, Walsh received $97,210 in campaign donations. The largest donors are listed below.[11]

Massachusetts House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Martin Walsh (Massachusetts)'s campaign in 2010
Sheet Metal Workers Local 17$3,000
Teamsters Local 127$1,000
Laborers Local 876$1,000
Electrical Workers Local 103$1,000
Mourad, Doris$1,000
Total Raised in 2010 $97,210

2008

Walsh raised $147,100 in the 2008 election cycle.

His major contributors are listed below.[12]

Donor Amount
Sheet Metal Workers Local 17 $2,000
Government Employees Local 207 $1,500
18 different donors $1,000

Personal

Walsh has been involved with the ADSL Board of Directors, Daniel Marr Boys and Girls Club, Federated Dorchester Neighborhood Houses Board Of Directors, Friends for Children, Home for Now, Little House Council, Little House Health Center Committee, and the Murphy Community Council.[3]

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Preceded by
Thomas Menino
Mayor of Boston
2014-Present
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Massachusetts House of Representatives Suffolk 13
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