Susan Fargo

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Susan Fargo
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Massachusetts State Senate Third Middlesex
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
Education
Bachelor'sNorthwestern University
Master'sHarvard University
Personal
Place of birthPeoria, IL
ReligionUnitarian Universalist
Websites
Office website
Personal website
CandidateVerification
Susan Fargo is a Democratic member of the Massachusetts State Senate. She has represented the Third Middlesex district since 1997.

Fargo began her political experience as selectman for the town of Lincoln.

Fargo has professional experience as a public manager, teacher, and editor for the Lincoln Journal.

Fargo earned her Bachelors degree from Northwestern University, her MPA from Harvard University, and her MAT from the Graduate School of Education at Harvard University. [1]

Organizations

Susan Fargo DeCordova Museum, Emerson Hospital, League of Women Voters, Massachusetts Audubon Society and the Phi Beta Kappa.

Caucuses/Non-Legislative Committees

Susan Fargo currently serves on a number of non-legislative committees including the Low-Level Radioactive Waste Management Board, Massachusetts Housing Partnership Board, Middlesex County Advisory, Board/Executive Committee, Senate Public Health Committee, and the Senate Committee on Post Audit and Oversight.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2010

See also: Massachusetts State Senate elections, 2010

Fargo won re-election to the Third Middlesex District Seat in 2010. She had no primary opposition. Eric Dahlberg and Sandra Martinez ran for the seat on the Republican ticket. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.

Massachusetts State Senate - Third Middlesex District
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Susan Fargo (D) 36,047
Sandra Martinez (R) 27,182
All Others 57
Blanks 3,097

2008

On November 4, 2008, Fargo won re-election for the Senate election for the Third Middlesex district.[2] In this election she raised $102,301-; of that total $99,876 (97.6%) was from in state contributions and $2,425 (2.4%) was from out of state contributions. [3]

Massachusetts State Senate - Third Middlesex district
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Susan Fargo (D) 49,132
Sandra Martinez (R) 29,444
All Others 104
Blanks 6,736

Campaign donors

2008

In 2008 Susan Fargo collected $102,301 in donations. [4]

Her four largest contributors in 2008 were:

Donor Amount
Massachusetts Democratic Party $18,579
Verizon $1,324
Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 537 $1,000
Retired Public Employees $1,000

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Personal

Susan Fargo was raised in Lincoln, Massachusetts.

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Preceded by
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Massachusetts State Senate Third Middlesex
1997–present
Succeeded by
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