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Stephen Brewer
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Massachusetts State Senate Worcester, Hampden, Hampshire and Franklin
Incumbent
In office
1997-Present
Term ends
January 5, 2013
Years in position 17
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$61,132.99/year
Per diem$10-$100/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected1996
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Massachusetts House of Representatives
1989-1996
Board of Selectmen, Town of Barre
1977-1984
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Massachusetts-Amherst, 1971
Master'sAssumption College, 1974
Personal
BirthdayFebruary 10, 1948
Place of birthWorcester, MA
ProfessionLaborer
ReligionCatholic
Websites
Office website
Personal website
CandidateVerification
Stephen Brewer (b. February 10, 1948) is a Democratic member of the Massachusetts State Senate. He has represented the Worcester, Hampden, Hampshire and Franklin district since 1997. Prior to becoming senator, Brewer was a representative with the Massachusetts House of Representatives from 1989-1996; member and chair for the Board of Selectmen, Town of Barre; an aide for Massachusetts Senator Robert Wetmore; and member of the Democratic Town Committee.

Brewer has had professional experience as a laborer.

Brewer earned his Bachelors degree from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst in 1971 and his MA from Assumption College in 1974.[1]

Organizations

Stephen Brewer is involved in a number of organizations, including the Barre Library Association, Mary Lane Hospital Association, North Brookfield Sportsmen Club, North Worcester County Quabbin Anglers Association, South Barre Rod and Gun Club, Spencer Fish and Game Club, and the Stetson School.

Caucuses/Non-Legislative Committees

Stephen Brewer currently serves on a few non-legislative committees, including the Central Massachusetts Legislative Caucus, the Local Government, and the Barre Parks and Recreation Committee.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Brewer has been appointed to these committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Brewer served on these committees:

Elections

2012

See also: Massachusetts State Senate elections, 2012

Brewer ran unopposed in Democratic primary on September 6. The general election takes place on November 6, 2012.[2]

2010

See also: Massachusetts State Senate elections, 2010

Brewer won re-election to the Worcester, Hampden, Hampshire and Franklin District Seat in 2010. He had no primary opposition. Daniel Dubrule ran for the seat on the Republican ticket. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.

Massachusetts State Senate - Worcester, Hampden, Hamphsire and Franklin District
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Stephen Brewer (D) 38,951
Daniel Dubrule (R) 19,848
All Others 34
Blanks 1,973

2008

On November 4, 2008, Brewer won re-election for the Senate election for the Worcester, Hampden, Hampden, Hampshire and Franklin district.[3] In this election he raised $110,865-; of that total $108,336 (98.2%) was from in state contributions and $1,950 (1.8%) was from out of state contributions.[4]

Massachusetts State Senate - Worcester, Hampden, Hampshire and Franklin district
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Stephen Brewer (D) 65,670
All Others 339
Blanks 15,611

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Brewer received $93,726 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[5]

Massachusetts State Senate 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Stephen Brewer's campaign in 2010
State Police Association Of Massachusetts$1,000
Cambo, Kathleen$1,000
Rahkonen, Trudy$1,000
Nisource Inc$1,000
Cambo, Philip$1,000
Total Raised in 2010 $93,726

2008

In 2008 Stephen Brewer collected $110,865 in donations. [6]

His four largest contributors in 2008 were:

Donor Amount
Retired Public Employees $1,000
Kevin Grace $1,000
Beer Distributors of Massachusetts $1,000
Massachusetts Corrections Officers Federal Union $1,000

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Personal

Stephen Brewer was born in Worcester, Massachusetts and raised in Barre, Massachusetts. He is currently married to Valerie Brewer with two children and is known to be Catholic.

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Massachusetts State Senate Worcester, Hampden, Hampshire and Franklin
1997–present
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