Timothy Toomey, Jr.

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Timothy Toomey, Jr.
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Massachusetts House of Representatives, Twenty-Sixth Middlesex
Incumbent
In office
1993 - present
Term ends
January 7, 2015
Years in position 21
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$61,133/year
Per diem$10 - $100/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected1992
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sSuffolk University
Personal
BirthdayJune 7, 1953
Place of birthCambridge, Massachusetts
ReligionCatholic
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Timothy Toomey, Jr. (b. June 7, 1953) is a Democratic member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives, representing the Twenty-Sixth Middlesex district. He was first elected to the chamber in 1992.

As of 2013, Toomey also serves as a Cambridge City Councilor.[1]

Issues

Campaign themes

Toomey's website highlighted the following campaign themes:[2]

Environment

  • Excerpt:"Tim has fought for much needed open space in congested East Cambridge, blocked Boston University from limiting public access to the Charles River, and helped to create and expand new parkland in Northpoint."

Health Care

  • Excerpt:"Tim is proud of health care in Massachusetts—we have achieved the highest rate of insurance in the country, allowing many of our citizens to have affordable health insurance for the first time."

Public Safety

  • Excerpt:"Tim believes strongly in the need to create safe streets, safe schools and safe open spaces for families."

Transparent Elections

  • Excerpt:"Tim Toomey is a life-long supporter of transparent campaign finance laws and greater access to the ballot."

Transportation

  • Excerpt:"Tim Toomey is committed to the cause of maintaining and improving our public and private transportation programs and infrastructure."

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Massachusetts Committee Assignments, 2013
Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure Joint
Revenue Joint, Vice-chair
State Administration and Regulatory Oversight Joint

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Toomey served on the following committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Toomey served on the following committees:

Election history

2012

See also: Massachusetts House of Representatives elections, 2012

Toomey won re-election in the 2012 election for Massachusetts House of Representatives Twenty-Sixth Middlesex District. Toomey was unopposed in the September 6 Democratic primary and defeated Thomas Michael Vasconcelos (R) and Michael Connolly (I) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[3]

Massachusetts House of Representatives, Twenty-Sixth Middlesex District, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngTimothy Toomey, Jr. Incumbent 68.4% 10,898
     Republican Thomas Vasconcelos 6.4% 1,021
     Independent Mike Connolly 25.2% 4,010
Total Votes 15,929

2010

See also: Massachusetts House of Representatives elections, 2010

Toomey won re-election to the Twenty-sixth Middlesex Seat in 2010. He was unopposed in the September 14 primary. He also faced no opposition in the general election on November 2, 2010.[4]

Massachusetts House of Representatives General Election, Twenty-seventh Middlesex District (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Timothy Toomey, Jr. (D) 9,637

2008

On November 4, 2008, Toomey won re-election in the Massachusetts House of Representatives election for the Twenty-Sixth Middlesex district.[5] In this election he raised $62,978; of that total $62,697 (99.6%) was from in state contributions and $225 (0.4%) was from out of state contributions.[6]

Massachusetts House of Representatives - Twenty-Sixth Middlesex district
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Timothy Toomey, Jr. (D) 12,503
All Others 119
Blanks 3,700

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, Toomey received $67,221 in campaign donations. The largest donors are listed below.[7]

Massachusetts House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Timothy Toomey, Jr.'s campaign in 2010
Cerqueira, Joseph$500
Mckinnon, Richard$500
Couto, Jose S$500
1199 Seiu United Healthcare Workers East$500
Malta, Charles$500
Total Raised in 2010 $67,221

2008

Toomey raised $62,978 in the 2008 election cycle.

His major contributors are listed below. [8]

Donor Amount
Club Desportivo Faialense $2,000
6 different donors $1,000

Personal

Toomey has served as president and board member of the Cambridge Economic Opportunity Committee, Secretary of the Warren Pals Club, and a member of the Elks Cambridge Lodge #839.[1]

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Massachusetts House of Representatives Middlesex 26
1993–present
Succeeded by
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