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Robert DeLeo
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Massachusetts House of Representatives, Nineteenth Suffolk
In office
1991 - present
Term ends
January 7, 2015
Years in position 24
Base salary$61,133/year
Per diem$10 - $100/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected1990
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sNortheastern University
J.D.Suffolk University School of Law, 1976
Date of birthMarch 27, 1950
Place of birthWinthrop, Massachusette
Office website
Robert A. DeLeo (b. March 27, 1950) is a Democratic member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives, representing the Nineteenth Suffolk district. He was first elected to the chamber in 1990 and currently serves as Speaker of the House.

DeLeo served as a Selectman from 1978 to 1988. He has also been vice chair of the Winthrop Democratic Town Committee.


DeLeo's professional experience includes working as an attorney.[1]

Committee assignments


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

Massachusetts Committee Assignments, 2013


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, DeLeo has yet to be appointed to any committees:

Election history


See also: Massachusetts House of Representatives elections, 2012

DeLeo won re-election in the 2012 election for Massachusetts House of Representatives Nineteenth Suffolk District. DeLeo was unopposed in the September 6 Democratic primary and defeated Paul Caruccio (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2]

Massachusetts House of Representatives, Nineteenth Suffolk District, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRobert DeLeo Incumbent 77.6% 11,455
     Republican Paul Caruccio 22.4% 3,301
Total Votes 14,756


See also: Massachusetts House of Representatives elections, 2010

DeLeo won re-election to the Nineteenth 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.[3]

Massachusetts House of Representatives General Election, Nineteenth Suffolk District (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Robert DeLeo (D) 8,195


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

DeLeo raised $477,060 for his campaign.[5]

Massachusetts State House of Representatives, Nineteenth Suffolk (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Robert A. DeLeo (D) 11,381
All Others 165
Blanks 2,794

Campaign donors


Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.


In 2010, DeLeo received $894,820 in campaign donations. The largest donors are listed below.[6]

Massachusetts House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Robert DeLeo's campaign in 2010
Service Employees International Union$10,000
Deleo, Robert A$4,092
On Time Companies$2,635
Government Employees Local R1-282$2,100
Government Employees$1,500
Total Raised in 2010 $894,820


DeLeo raised $477,060 in the 2008 election cycle.

His major contributors are listed below. [7]

Donor Amount
Robert A. DeLeo $4,384
National Government Employees $3,000
Sheet Metal Workers Local 17 $2,000
Three different donors $1,500


DeLeo is married to his wife, Barbara. He has been vice president of Friends of the Council on Aging, director of Friends of Parks and Recreation, and member of the Elks, Justinian Law Society, Knights of Columbus, Moose, Revere League for the Special Needs, Revere Santa Fund, and Sons of Italy.[8]

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