2010 Massachusetts Senate elections

In the elections to the Massachusetts State Senate in 2010, the Democrats continued their dominance, winning 36 seats against 4 seats for the Republicans.

Election results[edit]

District Incumbent Party First
Result Candidates
Berkshire, Hampshire, and Franklin Benjamin Downing Democratic 2006 Re-elected Benjamin Downing (D) unopposed
Bristol and Norfolk James Timilty Democratic 2004 Re-elected James Timilty (D) unopposed
1st Bristol and Plymouth Joan Menard Democratic 2000 Retired
Democratic hold
Michael Rodrigues (D) 62.16%
Derek Maksy (R) 37.84%
2nd Bristol and Plymouth Mark Montigny Democratic 1992 Re-elected Mark Montigny (D) unopposed
Cape and Islands Robert O'Leary Democratic 2000 Retired to run for 10th Congressional District
Democratic hold
Dan Wolf (D) 57.45%
James Crocker (R) 42.55%
1st Essex Steven Baddour Democratic 2002 Re-elected Steven Baddour (D) unopposed
2nd Essex Frederick Berry Democratic 1982 Re-elected Frederick Berry (D) 61.51%
Richard Jolitz (R) 31.47%
Matthew Fraser (I) 7.02%
1st Essex and Middlesex Bruce Tarr Republican 1994 Re-elected Bruce Tarr (R) unopposed