Suzanne Bump

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Suzanne Bump
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Massachusetts Auditor of the Commonwealth
In office
January 19, 2011 - Present
Years in position 4
PredecessorA. Joseph DeNucci (D)
Base salary$137,425
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Campaign $$1,554,066
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Massachusetts Secretary of Labor
Massachusetts House of Representatives
Bachelor'sBoston College
J.D.Suffolk University
Place of birthWhitman, Massachusetts
Office website
Suzanne Bump is the Massachusetts Auditor of the Commonwealth. Bump, a Democrat, was elected in 2010.[1]


Bump grew up in Whitman, Massachusetts. During her college career, she commuted and worked her way through school. Following her graduation, she worked as a legislative aide. She would go on to serve in her first elected position as a Representative in the Massachusetts House of Representatives. Following her tenure as a state representative, she spent time in the private sector. In 2007, Governor Deval Patrick appointed her to serve on his cabinet as his labor secretary.[1] She resigned from her cabinet position to run for auditor of the commonwealth in 2009.[2]


  • Bachelor's degree, Boston College
  • Juris Doctor, Suffolk University Law School[3]

Political Career

Auditor of the Commonwealth (2011 - present)

Bump won election as Massachusetts Auditor of the Commonwealth in 2010, and by doing so, became the first female elected to the office in the state's history.[3]



See also: Massachusetts gubernatorial election, 2014

In November 2012, Bump dismissed rumors that she was exploring a bid for Governor of Massachusetts in 2014, saying that she intends to run for re-election as state auditor.[4][5]


Bump won election as state auditor in the November 2010 election, defeating Republican Mary Connaughton and Green-Rainbow candidate Nathanael Alexander Fortune.[6]

Massachusetts Auditor of the Commonwealth (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Suzanne Bump (D) 1,027,710
Mary Connaughton (R) 982,113
Nathanael Alexander Fortune (Green-Rainbow) 108,997
All Others 2,186
Blank 198,957

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Bump is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Bump raised a total of $1,554,066 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 11, 2013.[7]

Suzanne Bump's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Massachusetts Auditor Not up for election $208,709
2010 Massachusetts Auditor Won $1,345,357
Grand Total Raised $1,554,066


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Contact Information

Office of the State Auditor, Executive Office
Room 230
State House
Boston, MA 02133

Phone: (617)727-2075
Fax: (617)727-5891


Bump married her husband, Paul McDevitt, in 1980.[1]

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Preceded by
A. Joseph DeNucci (D)
Massachusetts Auditor of the Commonwealth
Succeeded by