Wayne A. Matewsky

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Wayne A. Matewsky
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Massachusetts House of Representatives, Twenty-Eighth Middlesex District
Incumbent
In office
May 1, 2013 - present
Term ends
January 7, 2015
Years in position 1
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$60,032.60/year
Per diem$10-$100/day
Elections and appointments
First electedApril 2, 2013
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Wayne A. Matewsky is a Democratic member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives, representing the Twenty-Eighth Middlesex District. He was first elected to the chamber in a special election on April 2, 2013.

Elections

2014

See also: Massachusetts House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Massachusetts House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election was held on September 9, 2014, and a general election will take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was June 3, 2014. Joseph McGonagle, Jr. defeated incumbent Wayne A. Matewsky in the Democratic primary and is unopposed in the general election.[1]

Massachusetts House of Representatives, Twenty-eighth District Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJoseph McGonagle, Jr. 54.2% 2,086
Wayne A. Matewsky 45.8% 1,763
Total Votes 3,849

2013

See also: Massachusetts state legislative special elections, 2013

Matewsky won election in the special election for Massachusetts House of Representatives Twenty-Eighth Middlesex District. The seat was vacant following the resignation of Stephen Smith (D) on December 31, 2012 after pleading guilty to casting invalid absentee ballots in 2009 and 2010. Matewsky defeated Sergio Cornelio, Joseph W. McGonagle, Michael Mangan and John Hanlon in the March 5 Democratic primary and defeated Rosa DiFlorio (I) and Dennis John Gianatassi (I) in the special election, which took place on April 2, 2013.[2][3][4][5]

Massachusetts House of Representatives, Twenty-Eighth Middlesex District, Special Election, 2013
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngWayne A. Matewsky 34.8% 1,258
     Independent John Hanlon (Write-in) 33.5% 1,209
     Independent Rosa DiFlorio 20.6% 746
     Independent Dennis John Gianatassi 11.1% 400
Total Votes 3,613

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2013-2014

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2013

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Political offices
Preceded by
Stephen Smith (D)
Massachusetts House of Representatives Middlesex 28
May 2013 - Present
Succeeded by
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