|Massachusetts House of Representatives, Second Bristol District|
|January 5, 2013 - present|
|January 7, 2015|
|Years in position||2|
|Elections and appointments|
|First elected||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|High school||Attleboro High School|
|Bachelor's||University of Southern California|
|Date of birth||1976|
|Place of birth||Taunton, Massachusetts|
Heroux's professional experience includes working in journalism, consulting, and criminal justice.
Heroux's website highlighted the following campaign themes:
- Excerpt: "My goal is to give you the help you need where ever you may need it, and to minimize the presence of the government out of your life if you don't want government in your life."
- Excerpt: "I want to know if the tax dollars that were spent were spent well. I will be a steward of your tax dollars."
Public Debt & Taxes
- Excerpt: "Only if generations benefit from it, should generations pay for it."
Jobs & Unemployment
- Excerpt: "Our community's success rests on our ability to work. We have many potential advantages in commerce, education, infrastructure revitalization and upgrades, and the delivery of services."
Healthcare & Mental Health
- Excerpt: "I will be a strong advocate for mental health services and mental health awareness. We need a State Rep who truly understands the challenges that families and friends face."
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Heroux served on the following committees:
|Massachusetts Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Bonding, Capital Expenditures and State Assets|
|• Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities Joint|
|• Mental Health and Substance Abuse 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 Paul Heroux was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Bert Buckley defeated Jeffrey Bailey in the Republican primary. Heroux defeated Buckley in the general election.
|Massachusetts House of Representatives, Second Bristol District General Election, 2014|
|Democratic||Paul Heroux Incumbent||61.1%||6,621|
|Massachusetts House of Representatives, Second Bristol District Republican Primary, 2014|
Heroux won election in the 2012 election for Massachusetts House of Representatives Second Bristol District. Heroux defeated Stephen Vincent Kane in the Democratic primary for State House in the Second Bristol district and defeated incumbent George Ross (R) in the general election which took place on November 6.
|Massachusetts House of Representatives, Second Bristol District, General Election, 2012|
|Republican||George Ross Incumbent||41.8%||6,992|
|Massachusetts House of Representatives, Second Bristol District Democratic Primary, 2012|
Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.
Legislative scorecards are used to evaluate elected public officials based on voting record. Some scorecards are created by political advocacy groups with a focus on specific issues, while others are developed by newspapers and are broad in scope. Scorecards are meant to be used as a tool for voters to have a quick picture of whether their views align with a particular legislator's record.
Because scorecards can be specific to particular issues or general to a state’s legislative term, for example, each report should be considered on its own merits. Each entity that publishes these reports uses different methodologies and definitions for the terms used.
Please see our writing guidelines if you would like to add results from an individual scorecard to this legislator's profile.
- Massachusetts Fiscal Alliance: 2013-2014 Scorecard
- Legislators are scored on bills of interest to an organization advocating economically conservative policy.===2013===
- Massachusetts League of Environmental Voters: 2013 Scorecard
- Legislators are scored on environmental issues.
This section displays the most recent stories in a Google news search for the term Paul + Heroux + Massachusetts + Legislature
- All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.
- Massachusetts House of Representatives
- House Committees
- Joint Committees
- Massachusetts state legislative districts
- Massachusetts State Legislature
- Office website
- Attleboro's website
- Profile from Open States
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Paul Heroux on Facebook
- Paul Heroux on Twitter
- Paul Heroux on Google Plus
- "paulforattleboro," Official Campaign Website
- Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth, "2014 State Primary Candidates," accessed September 9, 2014
- Boston Herald, "2 Mass. men announce plans for congressional runs" Accessed January 22, 2012
- AP "Massachusetts - Summary Vote Results," accessed September 6, 2012
- Official Campaign Site, "About Paul" Accessed January 22, 2012
- [www.paulforattleboro.com/about-paul1.html State Representative Paul Heroux, "Bio Summary." Retrieved May 24, 2013]
George Ross (R)
|Massachusetts House of Representatives Second Bristol District
| Succeeded by|