|Massachusetts State Senate Middlesex and Essex|
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|Profession||Realtor / Senator|
His other political experience includes being the assistant minority leader for the Massachusetts Senate from 1997-2006; he was also the second assistant minority floor leader for the Massachusetts Senate from 1993-1996. Tisei was a representative in the Massachusetts House of Representatives from 1985-1991; and chair for Weld for Governor campaign in 1990, and served on the Middlesex County Charter Commission from 1986-1988.
Tisei has professional experience as a business owner and a realtor since 1991.
Tisei earned his Bachelors degree in 1984 at American University.
Richard Tisei currently serves on a number of legislative committees, including theBills in the Third Reading Committee, the Elder Affairs Committee, the Mental Health and Substance Abuse Committee, the Municipalities and Regional Government Committee, the State Administration and Regulatory Oversight Committee, the Steering and Policy Committee, and the Tourism, Arts and Cultural Development Committee.
On November 4, 2008, Tisei was re-elected senator for the Massachusetts Senate for the Middlesex and Essex district.  In this election he raised $263,850-; of that total $255,734 (97.4%) was from in state contributions and $6,837 (2.6%) was from out of state contributions.
|Massachusetts State Senate - Middlesex and Essex district|
|Richard Tisei (R)||56,460|
In 2008 Richard Tisei collected $263,850 in donations. 
Four of his largest contributors in 2008 were:
|Retired Public Employees||$1,000|
Richard Tisei was born in Somerville, Massachusetts and was raised in Wakefield, Massachusetts. He is currently single.
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002, 2000, 1998
- Tisei for Lt. Governor campaign website
- Tisei for Lt. Governor's facebook
- Tisei for Lt. Governor's twitter
- State Surge profile - legislative and voting track record
|Massachusetts State Senate Middlesex and Essex
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