Massachusetts State Senate elections, 2010

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Elections for the office of Massachusetts State Senate will be held in Massachusetts on November 2, 2010. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in these elections is May 4, 2010 for partisan and August 3 for Independents. The primary election day is on September 14, 2010.

See also: Massachusetts State Senate and State legislative elections, 2010

Campaign contributions

This chart shows how many candidates ran for state senate in Massachusetts in past years and the cumulative amount of campaign contributions in state senate races, including contributions in both primary and general election contests. All figures come from Follow The Money.[1]

Year Number of candidates Total contributions
2008 56 $7,993,572
2006 68 $7,948,867
2004 81 $12,267,971
2002 62 $6,996,755

Current partisan composition

See also: Partisan composition of state senates
Party As of December 2014
     Democratic Party 36
     Republican Party 4
Total 40


List of candidates

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1. Berkshire, Hampshire and Franklin District

  • Benjamin Downing Incumbent Downing, a Democrat, has represented this district since 2006.

2. Bristol and Norfolk District

  • James Timility Incumbent Timility, a Democrat, has represented this district since 2004.

3. First Bristol and Plymouth District

4. Second Bristol and Plymouth District

  • Mark Montigny Incumbent Montigny, a Democrat, has represented this district since 1992.

5. Cape and Islands District

6. First Essex District

7. Second Essex District

8. First Essex and Middlesex District

  • Bruce Tarr Incumbent Tarr, a Republican, has represented this district since 1994.

9. Second Essex and Middlesex District

10. Third Essex and Middlesex District

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11. Hampden District

12. First Hampden and Hampshire District

13. Second Hampden and Hampshire District

  • Michael Knapik Incumbent Knapik, a Republican, has represented this district since 1994.

14. Hampshire and Franklin District

  • Stanley Rosenberg Incumbent Rosenberg, a Democrat, has represented this district since February 1991.

15. First Middlesex District

16. Second Middlesex District

17. Third Middlesex District

18. Fourth Middlesex District

  • Kenneth Donnelly Incumbent Donnelly, a Democrat, has represented this district since December 2007.

19. Middlesex and Essex District

20. First Middlesex and Norfolk District

21. Second Middlesex and Norfolk District

22. Middlesex and Worcester District

23. Middlesex, Suffolk and Essex District

24. Norfolk and Plymouth District

25. Norfolk, Bristol and Middlesex District

  • Richard Ross Incumbent Ross, a Republican, has represented this district since May 2010.

26. Norfolk, Bristol, and Plymouth District

27. Plymouth and Barnstable District

28. First Plymouth and Bristol District

29. Second Plymouth and Bristol District

  • Thomas Kennedy Incumbent Kennedy, a Democrat, has represented this district since 2008.

30. Plymouth and Norfolk District

  • Robert Hedlund Incumbent Hedlund, a Republican, has represented this district from 1990-1992 and currently since 1994.

31. First Suffolk District

  • John Hart Incumbent Hart, a Democrat, has represented this district since February 2002.

32. Second Suffolk District

33. First Suffolk and Middlesex District

34. Second Suffolk and Middlesex District

35. Suffolk and Norfolk District

36. First Worcester District

37. Second Worcester District

  • Michael Moore Incumbent Moore, a Democrat, has represented this district since 2004.

38. Worcester, Hampden, Hamphsire and Franklin District

39. Worcester and Middlesex District

40. Worcester and Norfolk District

  • Richard Moore Incumbent Moore, a Democrat, has represented this district since April 1996.

See also

External links

References

  1. Follow the Money, Massachusetts