2020 United States House of Representatives elections in Massachusetts

2020 United States House of Representatives elections in Massachusetts

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All 9 Massachusetts seats to the United States House of Representatives
 
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The 2020 United States House of Representatives elections in Massachusetts will be held on November 3, 2020, to elect the nine U.S. Representatives from the state of Massachusetts, one from each of the state's nine congressional districts. The elections will coincide with the 2020 U.S. presidential election, as well as other elections to the House of Representatives, elections to the United States Senate and various state and local elections.

District 1[edit]

The 1st district is based in the western and central parts of the state, and includes the city of Springfield. The incumbent is Democrat Richard Neal, who was re-elected with 97.6% of the vote in 2018 without major-party opposition.[1]

Democratic primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Declared[edit]
Potential[edit]
Endorsements[edit]
Alex Morse
Organizations

Republican Primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Declared[edit]
  • John Cain, businessman and former Navy officer[6]

District 3[edit]

The 3rd district is based in northeastern and central Massachusetts, and includes the cities of Lowell, Lawrence, and Haverhill. The incumbent is Democrat Lori Trahan, who was elected with 62.0% of the vote in 2018.[1]

Democratic primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Potential[edit]

District 4[edit]

The 4th congressional district is located mostly in southern Massachusetts. It contains Bristol, Middlesex, Norfolk, Plymouth and Worcester counties. The incumbent is Democrat Joe Kennedy III, who was re-elected with 97.7% of the vote in 2018 without major-party opposition.[1]

Democratic primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Declared[edit]
  • Ihssane Leckey, former Wall Street regulator[8]
Potential[edit]

Republican primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Potential[edit]

District 6[edit]

The 6th district is based in northeastern Massachusetts, and contains most of Essex County, including the North Shore and Cape Ann. The incumbent is Democrat Seth Moulton, who was re-elected with 65.2% of the vote in 2018,[1] and is running in the Democratic presidential primary in 2020, but "has no intention of giving up his seat" if he fails to secure the nomination.[10]

Democratic primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Declared[edit]
Potential[edit]

Independents[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Declared[edit]
  • Christopher Fisher, carpenter[18]

District 8[edit]

The 8th district is located in eastern Massachusetts, and includes part of the city of Boston. The incumbent is Democrat Stephen F. Lynch, who was re-elected with 98.4% of the vote in 2018 without major-party opposition.[1]

Democratic primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Declared[edit]
Potential[edit]
Withdrawn[edit]
  • Mohammad Dar, doctor[20]

District 9[edit]

The 9th district encompasses Cape Cod and the South Shore, and extends eastward into New Bedford. The incumbent is Democrat Bill Keating, who was re-elected with 59.4% of the vote in 2018.[1]

Democratic primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Potential[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f Wasserman, David; Flinn, Ally (November 7, 2018). "2018 House Popular Vote Tracker". Cook Political Report. Retrieved February 15, 2019.
  2. ^ Eppolito, Sophia (July 22, 2019). "Holyoke mayor Alex Morse to challenge Richard Neal in 2020 Democratic primary - The Boston Globe". The Boston Globe.
  3. ^ Young, Shannon (March 22, 2019). "Progressive groups mull 2020 primary challenge against US Rep. Richard Neal". The Republican. Retrieved March 22, 2019.
  4. ^ Brooks, Anthony (May 14, 2019). "Rep. Neal Fires Back Against Accusations Of Pay-To-Play Politics". WBUR. Retrieved May 14, 2019.
  5. ^ https://www.justicedemocrats.com/candidates
  6. ^ Connors, Michael (July 29, 2019). "Republican John Cain running for Neal's seat in 2020". Greenfield Recorder.
  7. ^ Murray, Stephanie (July 1, 2019). "MBTA fares go up, protesters turn out — IMPEACHMENT splits delegation — Taking the JUDGE to COURT". Politico. Retrieved July 1, 2019.
  8. ^ Murray, Stephanie (May 23, 2019). "A challenge on KENNEDY'S LEFT — ENCORE to serve 'til 4 A.M. — WARREN'S legal list". Politico. Retrieved May 23, 2019.
  9. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p Levenson, Michael (August 20, 2019). "Potential candidates are already jostling for Joe Kennedy's congressional seat". The Boston Globe. Retrieved August 21, 2019.
  10. ^ a b Pindell, JameS [@JamesPindell] (April 22, 2019). "@sethmoulton is not walking away from his Congressional seat just yet. His spokesman: "Seth is honored to represent the Sixth District of Massachusetts. He has no intention of giving up his seat in the House should he not become the Democratic nominee for president." #mapoli" (Tweet). Retrieved April 22, 2019 – via Twitter.
  11. ^ Forman, Ethan (June 27, 2019). "Belsito announces challenge to Moulton". The Salem News. Retrieved June 28, 2019.
  12. ^ Goodwin, Liz (July 7, 2019). "Lisa Peterson, Salem councilor, to challenge Representative Seth Moulton". The Boston Globe. Retrieved July 8, 2019.
  13. ^ Murray, Stephanie (April 11, 2019). "Should MOULTON run? — STEYER and MORSE meet for lunch — WARREN'S war chest —City Council CHANGEUP". Politico. Retrieved April 11, 2019.
  14. ^ Stout, Matt (December 12, 2018). "Seth Moulton may face a primary challenge as activists take aim". Boston Globe. Retrieved February 15, 2019.
  15. ^ a b c Pindell, James (April 25, 2019). "As Moulton runs for president, Tierney considers a comeback". Boston Globe. Retrieved April 25, 2019.
  16. ^ King, Alison (December 10, 2018). "Moulton Likely to Get Primary Challenge in 2020". WBTS. Retrieved February 15, 2019.
  17. ^ Murphy, Matt (May 21, 2019). "McQuilken looking at possible run for Congress". Salem News. Retrieved May 21, 2019.
  18. ^ Lamont, Ray (March 17, 2019). "Rockporter plans run for Moulton's seat". Gloucester Daily Times. Retrieved March 19, 2019.
  19. ^ Ebbert, Stephanie (November 23, 2018). "Brianna Wu is coming back for 2020". Boston Globe. Retrieved March 6, 2019.
  20. ^ Clearfield, Alex [@AlexClearfield] (March 26, 2019). "Big update: physician Mohammad Dar has dropped out" (Tweet). Retrieved March 26, 2019 – via Twitter.
  21. ^ Nesi, Ted (August 6, 2019). "Congressman Keating may face Dem primary challenge". WPRI. Retrieved August 7, 2019.

External links[edit]

Official campaign websites for 1st district candidates
Official campaign websites for 6th district candidates
Official campaign websites for 8th district candidates