Home About Chat Users Issues Party Candidates Polling Firms Media News Polls Calendar Key Races United States President Senate House Governors International

New User Account
"A collaborative political resource." 
Email: Password:

  MA - District 02 - History
House of Representatives DETAILS
Parents > United States > Massachusetts   Raw Vote Total:

Percentages:

Website
Established March 04, 1789
Disbanded Still Active
Last ModifiedRBH April 14, 2011 05:25pm
DescriptionKnown as the 2nd Western District from 1795 to 1803, the "Essex North" district from 1803 to 1813 and the "Essex South" district from 1813 to 1833

RACES [Show Primaries]
Date Type Results
Nov 04, 2014 General Election
  Democratic Primary Winner
0
0.00%
  Republican Primary Winner
0
0.00%
Nov 06, 2012 General Election
 James P. McGovern(I)
259,257
98.45%
  Others (W)
4,078
1.55%
Date Type Results
Nov 02, 2010 General Election
 Richard E. Neal(I)
122,751
57.33%
 Thomas A. Wesley
91,209
42.60%
  Others (W)
164
0.08%
Nov 04, 2008 General Election
 Richard E. Neal(I)
234,369
98.47%
  Others (W)
3,631
1.53%
Nov 07, 2006 General Election
 Richard E. Neal(I)
164,939
98.65%
  Write-In
2,254
1.35%
Nov 02, 2004 General Election
 Richard E. Neal(I)
217,682
98.73%
  Write-In
2,802
1.27%
Nov 05, 2002 General Election
 Richard E. Neal(I)
153,387
99.13%
  Others
1,341
0.87%
Date Type Results
Nov 07, 2000 General Election
 Richard E. Neal(I)
196,670
98.91%
  Others
2,176
1.09%
Nov 03, 1998 General Election
 Richard E. Neal(I)
130,550
98.95%
  Others
1,383
1.05%
Nov 05, 1996 General Election
 Richard E. Neal(I)
162,995
71.67%
 Mark Steele
49,885
21.94%
 Scott Andrichak
9,181
4.04%
 Richard Kaynor
5,124
2.25%
  Others
226
0.10%
Nov 08, 1994 General Election
 Richard E. Neal(I)
117,178
58.55%
 John M. Briare
72,732
36.34%
 Kate Ross
10,167
5.08%
  Others
46
0.02%
Nov 03, 1992 General Election
 Richard E. Neal(I)
131,215
53.09%
 Anthony W. Ravosa, Jr.
76,795
31.07%
 Thomas R. Sheehan
38,963
15.76%
  Others (W)
190
0.08%
Date Type Results
Nov 06, 1990 General Election
 Richard E. Neal(I)
134,152
99.79%
  Others (W)
277
0.21%
Nov 08, 1988 General Election
 Richard E. Neal
156,262
80.25%
 Louis R. Godena
38,446
19.75%
Nov 04, 1986 General Election
 Edward Patrick Boland(I)
91,033
65.94%
 Brian P. Lees
47,022
34.06%
  Others (W)
7
0.01%
Nov 06, 1984 General Election
 Edward Patrick Boland(I)
132,693
68.70%
 Thomas P. Swank
60,463
31.30%
Nov 02, 1982 General Election
 Edward Patrick Boland(I)
118,215
72.63%
 Thomas P. Swank
44,544
27.37%
Date Type Results
Nov 04, 1980 General Election
 Edward Patrick Boland(I)
120,711
67.20%
 Thomas P. Swank
38,672
21.53%
 John B. Aubuchon
20,247
11.27%
Nov 07, 1978 General Election
 Edward Patrick Boland(I)
101,570
72.82%
 Thomas P. Swank
37,881
27.16%
  Others
28
0.02%
Nov 02, 1976 General Election
 Edward Patrick Boland(I)
134,408
72.36%
 Thomas P. Swank
41,563
22.38%
 John McCarthy
9,776
5.26%
Nov 05, 1974 General Election
 Edward Patrick Boland(I)
105,763
99.97%
  Others (W)
30
0.03%
Nov 07, 1972 General Election
 Edward Patrick Boland(I)
137,616
99.99%
  Others (W)
9
0.01%
Date Type Results
Nov 03, 1970 General Election
 Edward Patrick Boland(I)
111,430
99.98%
  Others (W)
18
0.02%
Nov 05, 1968 General Election
 Edward Patrick Boland(I)
126,485
73.65%
 Frederick M. Whitney, Jr.
45,262
26.35%
Date Type Results
Nov 08, 1966 General Election
 Edward Patrick Boland(I)
95,985
100.00%
Nov 03, 1964 General Election
 Edward Patrick Boland(I)
125,894
100.00%
Nov 06, 1962 General Election
 Edward Patrick Boland(I)
92,340
67.79%
 Samuel S. Rodman, Jr.
43,873
32.21%
No Map In System
Date Type Results
Nov 08, 1960 General Election
 Edward Patrick Boland(I)
135,815
100.00%
Nov 04, 1958 General Election
 Edward Patrick Boland(I)
103,079
100.00%
Nov 06, 1956 General Election
 Edward Patrick Boland(I)
103,563
61.22%
 Foster W. Doty
65,598
38.78%
Nov 02, 1954 General Election
 Edward Patrick Boland(I)
77,899
59.64%
 Vernon Bradley
52,725
40.36%
Nov 04, 1952 General Election
 Edward Patrick Boland
88,424
51.80%
 Troy T. Murray
81,847
47.95%
 Anthony D. Hall
432
0.25%
Nov 07, 1950 General Election
 Foster Furcolo(I)
76,497
54.64%
 Chester T. Skibinski
63,493
45.36%
Nov 02, 1948 General Election
 Foster Furcolo
81,775
54.87%
 Charles R. Clason(I)
67,267
45.13%
Nov 05, 1946 General Election
 Charles R. Clason(I)
59,754
51.42%
 Foster Furcolo
56,459
48.58%
Nov 07, 1944 General Election
 Charles R. Clason(I)
75,571
55.66%
 Michael W. Albano
60,195
44.34%
  Others
5
0.00%
Nov 03, 1942 General Election
 Charles R. Clason(I)
58,781
61.58%
 John J. Granfield
36,675
38.42%
Nov 05, 1940 General Election
 Charles R. Clason(I)
76,373
58.39%
 Patrick A. Doyle
54,428
41.61%
Nov 08, 1938 General Election
 Charles R. Clason(I)
68,106
61.89%
 James F. Egan
41,935
38.11%
Nov 03, 1936 General Election
 Charles R. Clason
57,618
48.95%
 Agnes C. Reavey
52,197
44.34%
 Harry A. Custis
3,993
3.39%
 S. Ralph Harlow
2,245
1.91%
 Donald F. Moynahan
1,654
1.41%
  Others (W)
5
0.00%
Nov 06, 1934 General Election
 William J. Granfield(I)
47,894
51.24%
 Charles R. Clason
42,495
45.47%
 S. Ralph Harlow
3,076
3.29%
Nov 08, 1932 General Election
 William J. Granfield(I)
52,346
49.94%
 Joshua L. Brooks
47,920
45.72%
 S. Ralph Harlow
4,548
4.34%
  Scattering
1
0.00%
Nov 04, 1930 General Election
 William J. Granfield(I)
46,432
55.49%
 Joshua L. Brooks
37,247
44.51%
Feb 11, 1930 Special Election
 William J. Granfield
31,169
54.63%
 Frederick D. Griggs
24,722
43.33%
 Whitfield Reid
1,082
1.90%
 William H. Feiker (W)
77
0.13%
  Others (W)
9
0.02%
Nov 06, 1928 General Election
 William Kirk Kaynor(I)
52,344
54.41%
 John D. O'Connor
43,856
45.59%
Nov 02, 1926 General Election
 Henry L. Bowles(I)
36,333
63.99%
 John Hall
20,450
36.01%
Sep 29, 1925 Special Election
 Henry L. Bowles
12,702
58.34%
 Roland D. Sawyer
9,067
41.65%
  Others (W)
2
0.01%
Nov 04, 1924 General Election
 George B. Churchill
41,126
57.26%
 Joseph E. Kerigan
30,703
42.74%
Nov 07, 1922 General Election
 Frederick Huntington Gillett(I)
28,639
59.65%
 Joseph E. Kerigan
19,376
40.35%
Nov 02, 1920 General Election
 Frederick Huntington Gillett(I)
47,658
99.92%
 Unidentified Scattering (W)
36
0.08%
Nov 05, 1918 General Election
 Frederick Huntington Gillett(I)
20,277
99.93%
  Others
15
0.07%
Nov 07, 1916 General Election
 Frederick Huntington Gillett(I)
20,064
60.25%
 Theobald M. Connor
11,894
35.72%
 George H. Wrenn
1,343
4.03%
Nov 03, 1914 General Election
 Frederick Huntington Gillett(I)
15,635
56.26%
 Edward M. Lewis
11,252
40.49%
 Thomas F. Loorem
904
3.25%
Nov 05, 1912 General Election
 Frederick Huntington Gillett(I)
12,301
42.81%
 William G. McKechnie
10,940
38.07%
 Thomas L. Hisgen
5,442
18.94%
  Others (W)
51
0.18%
Nov 08, 1910 General Election
 Frederick Huntington Gillett(I)
14,242
48.78%
 William G. McKechnie
13,774
47.18%
 Alva E. Fenton
1,177
4.03%
  Others
1
0.00%
Nov 03, 1908 General Election
 Frederick Huntington Gillett(I)
17,515
62.01%
 John L. Rice
7,839
27.75%
 George W. Curtis
1,623
5.75%
 Joseph Orr
1,266
4.48%
  Others
1
0.00%
Nov 06, 1906 General Election
 Frederick Huntington Gillett(I)
15,873
61.27%
 Edward A. Hall
8,412
32.47%
 George H. Wrenn
1,622
6.26%
Nov 08, 1904 General Election
 Frederick Huntington Gillett(I)
17,611
63.53%
 George W. Wheelwright Jr.
7,992
28.83%
 George H. Wrenn
1,744
6.29%
 Alfred E. Steele
374
1.35%
Nov 04, 1902 General Election
 Frederick Huntington Gillett(I)
14,067
58.05%
 Arthur F Nutting
6,998
28.88%
 George H. Wrenn
2,779
11.47%
 Lucius E. Parsons
390
1.61%
Nov 06, 1900 General Election
 Frederick Huntington Gillett(I)
17,604
60.85%
 Thomas W. Keneflick
10,666
36.87%
 Charles Rawbone
657
2.27%
  Others
1
0.00%
Nov 08, 1898 General Election
 Frederick Huntington Gillett(I)
13,327
60.33%
 Robert E. Bisbee
8,054
36.46%
 George H. Wrenn
707
3.20%
  Others
3
0.01%
Nov 03, 1896 General Election
 Frederick Huntington Gillett(I)
19,793
71.79%
 Thomas A. Fitzgibbon
7,778
28.21%
Nov 06, 1894 General Election
 Frederick Huntington Gillett(I)
15,480
61.43%
 Edward A. Hall
7,924
31.44%
 George M. Stearns
1,050
4.17%
 Hubbard Lawrence
746
2.96%
Nov 08, 1892 General Election
 Frederick Huntington Gillett
15,131
52.41%
 Edward H. Lathrop
12,718
44.06%
 Herbert M. Small
1,019
3.53%
Nov 04, 1890 General Election
 Elijah A. Morse(I)
12,339
52.26%
 Bushrod Morse
10,489
44.43%
 Thomas J. Lathrop
782
3.31%
Nov 06, 1888 General Election
 Elijah A. Morse
17,072
54.75%
 Josiah Quincy
13,388
42.94%
 William H. Phillips
719
2.31%
Nov 02, 1886 General Election
 John Davis Long(I)
11,317
52.38%
 Bushrod Morse
9,495
43.94%
 George W. Dyer
795
3.68%
Nov 04, 1884 General Election
 John Davis Long(I)
15,039
53.00%
 William Everett
9,734
34.30%
 Edgar E. Dean
2,630
9.27%
 George Buttrick
972
3.43%
Nov 07, 1882 General Election
 John Davis Long
12,915
53.94%
 Edgar E. Dean
10,152
42.40%
 John W. Willett
545
2.28%
 George E. Dunham
333
1.39%
Nov 02, 1880 General Election
 Benjamin W. Harris(I)
17,047
62.81%
 Edgar E. Dean
9,718
35.81%
 Charles G. Davis
141
0.52%
 Joseph Sherman
118
0.43%
 Whitman Chace
116
0.43%
Nov 05, 1878 General Election
 Benjamin W. Harris(I)
14,579
58.75%
 Edgar E. Dean
5,472
22.05%
 Edward Avery
4,374
17.63%
 Thomas J. Lothrop
391
1.58%
Nov 07, 1876 General Election
 Benjamin W. Harris(I)
15,550
61.45%
 Edward Avery
9,757
38.55%
Nov 03, 1874 General Election
 Benjamin W. Harris(I)
9,651
59.07%
 Edward Avery
6,688
40.93%
Nov 05, 1872 General Election
 Benjamin W. Harris
13,752
72.96%
 Edward Avery
5,096
27.04%
Nov 08, 1870 General Election
 Oakes Ames(I)
9,367
60.15%
 Edward Avery
6,100
39.17%
 William W. Comstock
107
0.69%
Nov 03, 1868 General Election
 Oakes Ames(I)
14,498
71.80%
 Edward Avery
5,695
28.20%
Nov 06, 1866 General Election
 Oakes Ames(I)
9,581
79.60%
 Abijah M. Ide
2,456
20.40%
Nov 08, 1864 General Election
 Oakes Ames(I)
13,591
72.07%
 James Maguire
5,266
27.93%
Nov 04, 1862 General Election
 Oakes Ames
9,271
61.08%
 William D. Swan
5,907
38.92%
Nov 06, 1860 General Election
 James Buffinton(I)
10,103
68.40%
 Aaron Hobart
4,409
29.85%
  Scattering
258
1.75%
Nov 02, 1858 General Election
 James Buffinton(I)
7,385
71.52%
 John Wilson
2,941
28.48%
Nov 04, 1856 General Election
 James Buffinton(I)
11,658
72.39%
 Charles R. Vickery
3,314
20.58%
 Darius Dunbar
1,132
7.03%
Nov 12, 1854 General Election
 James Buffinton
8,064
68.25%
 Samuel L. Crocker(I)
1,914
16.20%
 Charles R. Vickery
1,064
9.00%
 Gersham B. Weston
774
6.55%
Dec 13, 1852 General Election
 Samuel L. Crocker
3,599
46.19%
 Gersham B. Weston
3,455
44.34%
 Abijah M. Ide
738
9.47%
Dec 13, 1852 Special Election
 Francis B. Fay
4,989
47.32%
 George Hood
4,821
45.73%
 George Osborne
420
3.98%
 Nathaniel J. Lord
313
2.97%
May 26, 1851 General Election
 Robert Rantoul
7,183
51.43%
 Charles W. Upham
6,089
43.60%
 Benjamin F. Brown
694
4.97%
Jan 01, 1849 General Election
 Daniel P. King(I)
4,201
54.62%
 Benjamin F. Newhall
1,903
24.74%
 Robert Rantoul
1,588
20.64%
Dec 28, 1846 General Election
 Daniel P. King
3,735
62.63%
 George W. Dike
1,621
27.18%
 Lemuel Gott
427
7.16%
  Scattering
181
3.03%
Dec 23, 1844 General Election
 Daniel P. King(I)
4,986
57.69%
 George Hood
2,770
32.05%
 Henry B. Stanton
886
10.25%
Jun 05, 1843 General Election
 Daniel P. King
3,711
51.36%
 Jeremiah C. Stickney
2,854
39.50%
 Moses P. Hanson
660
9.13%
Nov 09, 1840 General Election
 Leverett Saltonstall(I)
6,153
59.00%
 Robert Rantoul
4,276
41.00%
Nov 12, 1838 General Election
 Leverett Saltonstall
3,734
59.26%
 Robert Rantoul
2,031
32.23%
 Joseph S. Cabot
536
8.51%
Nov 12, 1838 Special Election
 Leverett Saltonstall
3,730
59.15%
 Robert Rantoul
2,034
32.25%
 Joseph S. Cabot
542
8.59%
Nov 14, 1836 General Election
 Stephen Clarendon Phillips(I)
3,920
51.11%
 Joseph S. Cabot
3,749
48.89%
Nov 10, 1834 General Election
 Stephen Clarendon Phillips
4,230
60.31%
 Joseph S. Cabot
2,784
39.69%
Nov 10, 1834 Special Election
 Stephen Clarendon Phillips
4,245
60.44%
 Joseph S. Cabot
2,778
39.56%
Apr 01, 1833 General Election
 Rufus Choate(I)
2,216
59.19%
 Joseph S. Cabot
1,204
32.16%
 William B. Breed
324
8.65%
Nov 01, 1830 General Election
 Rufus Choate
1,740
59.12%
 Benjamin W. Crowninshield(I)
767
26.06%
  Scattering
436
14.81%
Nov 07, 1828 General Election
 Benjamin W. Crowninshield(I)
1,326
54.64%
 Leverett Saltonstall
631
26.00%
 Ezra Mudge
284
11.70%
 Joseph S. Cabot
186
7.66%
Nov 06, 1826 General Election
 Benjamin W. Crowninshield(I)
234
58.94%
  Scattering
124
31.23%
 Stephen White
39
9.82%
Nov 01, 1824 General Election
 Benjamin W. Crowninshield(I)
1,379
58.06%
 Frederick Howes
760
32.00%
  Scattering
236
9.94%
Mar 03, 1823 General Election
 Benjamin W. Crowninshield
1,312
51.86%
 Benjamin Merrill
693
27.39%
 Willard Peele
525
20.75%
Apr 16, 1821 General Election
 Gideon Barstow
1,345
53.91%
 Timothy Pickering
1,116
44.73%
  Scattering
34
1.36%
Nov 02, 1818 General Election
 Nathaniel Silsbee(I)
652
64.24%
 Timothy Pickering
350
34.48%
 Thomas Stevens
13
1.28%
Nov 04, 1816 General Election
 Nathaniel Silsbee
1,437
50.53%
 Thomas Stevens
1,407
49.47%
Nov 07, 1814 General Election
 Timothy Pickering(I)
1,261
89.24%
 Daniel Kilham
152
10.76%
Nov 02, 1812 General Election
 William Reed(I)
2,403
56.09%
 Benjamin W. Crowninshield
1,881
43.91%
Nov 05, 1810 General Election
 William Reed
1,709
53.61%
 Daniel Kilham
1,479
46.39%
Nov 07, 1808 General Election
 Benjamin Pickman
2,754
52.18%
 Daniel Kilham
2,524
47.82%
May 04, 1808 Special Election
 Joseph Story
1,939
100.00%
Nov 03, 1806 General Election
 Jacob Crowninshield(I)
1,483
54.95%
 Samuel Peterson
1,216
45.05%
Nov 05, 1804 General Election
 Jacob Crowninshield(I)
1,884
58.75%
 Nathan Read
1,323
41.25%
Nov 01, 1802 General Election
 Jacob Crowninshield
1,400
51.93%
 Timothy Pickering
1,296
48.07%
Nov 03, 1800 General Election
 William Shepard(I)
1,142
73.35%
  Scattering
215
13.81%
 William Lyman
200
12.85%
Nov 05, 1798 General Election
 William Shepard(I)
1,008
89.92%
 John Williams
113
10.08%
Jan 16, 1797 General Election
 William Shepard
1,601
100.00%
Nov 03, 1794 General Election
 William Lyman(I)
774
52.05%
 William Shepard
713
47.95%
Apr 01, 1793 General Election
 Dwight Foster
3,535
55.33%
 Samuel Lyman
2,854
44.67%
Oct 04, 1790 General Election
 Benjamin Goodhue(I)
1,027
88.84%
 Samuel Holten
129
11.16%
Jan 29, 1789 General Election
 Benjamin Goodhue
1,472
67.03%
 Jonathan Jackson
724
32.97%

DISCUSSION