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Established March 04, 1789
Disbanded Still Active
Last ModifiedRBH April 14, 2011 05:24pm
DescriptionKnown as the 3rd Western District from 1795 to 1803, the "Essex South" district from 1803 to 1813 and the "Essex North" district from 1813 to 1833.

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Date Type Results
Nov 03, 2020 General Election
 Lori Loureiro Trahan(I)
286,896
97.74%
  Write-In (W)
6,643
2.26%
Nov 06, 2018 General Election
 Lori Loureiro Trahan
173,175
62.00%
 Richard Green
93,445
33.45%
 Michael P. Mullen
12,572
4.50%
  Write-In (W)
135
0.05%
Nov 08, 2016 General Election
 Niki Tsongas(I)
236,713
68.69%
 Roseann Wofford
107,519
31.20%
  Write-In (W)
360
0.10%
Nov 04, 2014 General Election
 Niki Tsongas(I)
139,104
62.96%
 Roseann Wofford
81,638
36.95%
  Others (W)
204
0.09%
Nov 06, 2012 General Election
 Niki Tsongas(I)
212,119
65.93%
 Jonathan A. Golnik
109,372
33.99%
  Others (W)
262
0.08%
Date Type Results
Nov 02, 2010 General Election
 James P. McGovern(I)
122,708
56.46%
 Martin A. Lamb
85,124
39.16%
 Patrick J. Barron
9,388
4.32%
  Others (W)
132
0.06%
Nov 04, 2008 General Election
 James P. McGovern(I)
227,619
98.49%
  Others (W)
3,488
1.51%
Nov 07, 2006 General Election
 James P. McGovern(I)
166,973
98.83%
  Write-In (W)
1,983
1.17%
Nov 02, 2004 General Election
 James P. McGovern(I)
192,036
70.54%
 Ronald A. Crews
80,197
29.46%
Nov 05, 2002 General Election
 James P. McGovern(I)
155,697
98.83%
  Others
1,848
1.17%
Date Type Results
Nov 07, 2000 General Election
 James P. McGovern(I)
213,065
98.84%
  Others
2,496
1.16%
Nov 03, 1998 General Election
 James P. McGovern(I)
108,613
56.90%
 Matthew J. Amorello
79,174
41.48%
 George D.J. Phillies
2,887
1.51%
  Others
204
0.11%
Nov 05, 1996 General Election
 James P. McGovern
135,044
52.94%
 Peter I. Blute(I)
115,694
45.35%
 Dale E. Friedgen
3,362
1.32%
  Others
997
0.39%
Nov 08, 1994 General Election
 Peter I. Blute(I)
115,810
54.62%
 Kevin O'Sullivan
93,689
44.19%
 Dale E. Friedgen
2,375
1.12%
  Others
161
0.08%
Nov 03, 1992 General Election
 Peter I. Blute
131,473
50.39%
 Joseph D. Early(I)
115,587
44.30%
 Leonard Umina
9,691
3.71%
 Michael T. Moore
4,130
1.58%
  Others (W)
51
0.02%
Date Type Results
Nov 06, 1990 General Election
 Joseph D. Early(I)
150,992
99.40%
  Others (W)
918
0.60%
Nov 08, 1988 General Election
 Joseph D. Early(I)
191,005
100.00%
Nov 04, 1986 General Election
 Joseph D. Early(I)
120,222
99.95%
  Others (W)
57
0.05%
Nov 06, 1984 General Election
 Joseph D. Early(I)
148,461
67.41%
 Kenneth J. Redding
71,765
32.59%
Nov 02, 1982 General Election
 Joseph D. Early(I)
142,611
100.00%
Date Type Results
Nov 04, 1980 General Election
 Joseph D. Early(I)
141,560
72.31%
 David G. Skehan
54,213
27.69%
Nov 07, 1978 General Election
 Joseph D. Early(I)
119,337
75.18%
 Charles K. Macleod
39,259
24.73%
  Others
134
0.08%
Nov 02, 1976 General Election
 Joseph D. Early(I)
168,520
99.68%
  Others (W)
548
0.32%
Nov 05, 1974 General Election
 Joseph D. Early
78,244
49.48%
 David J. Lionett
60,717
38.40%
 Douglas J. Rowe
19,018
12.03%
  Write-In (W)
141
0.09%
Nov 07, 1972 General Election
 Harold D. Donohue(I)
156,703
99.91%
  Others (W)
136
0.09%
Date Type Results
Nov 03, 1970 General Election
 Robert F. Drinan
63,942
37.66%
 John McGlennon
60,575
35.67%
 Philip J. Philbin(I) (W)
45,278
26.67%
  Others (W)
5
0.00%
Nov 05, 1968 General Election
 Philip J. Philbin(I)
91,587
47.83%
 Chandler H. Stevens
53,047
27.70%
 Laurence Curtis
46,860
24.47%
Date Type Results
Nov 08, 1966 General Election
 Philip J. Philbin(I)
126,664
71.04%
 Howard A. Miller, Jr.
51,646
28.96%
Nov 03, 1964 General Election
 Philip J. Philbin(I)
177,917
100.00%
Nov 06, 1962 General Election
 Philip J. Philbin(I)
129,326
72.35%
 Frank Anthony
49,418
27.65%
Date Type Results
Nov 08, 1960 General Election
 Philip J. Philbin(I)
145,287
100.00%
Nov 04, 1958 General Election
 Philip J. Philbin(I)
114,483
100.00%
Nov 06, 1956 General Election
 Philip J. Philbin(I)
114,848
70.94%
 Robert A. Parker
47,041
29.06%
Nov 02, 1954 General Election
 Philip J. Philbin(I)
110,013
100.00%
Nov 04, 1952 General Election
 Philip J. Philbin(I)
108,743
67.32%
 Frank D. Walker
52,348
32.41%
 Isaac Goddard
442
0.27%
Nov 07, 1950 General Election
 Philip J. Philbin(I)
93,591
71.53%
 John F. Fuller
37,258
28.47%
Nov 02, 1948 General Election
 Philip J. Philbin(I)
104,601
73.94%
 Carroll H. Balcom
36,855
26.05%
  Others
3
0.00%
Nov 05, 1946 General Election
 Philip J. Philbin(I)
69,038
62.16%
 Carroll H. Balcom
42,033
37.84%
  Others
1
0.00%
Nov 07, 1944 General Election
 Philip J. Philbin(I)
78,848
61.52%
 Wilfred P. Bazinet
49,300
38.46%
  Others
21
0.02%
Nov 03, 1942 General Election
 Philip J. Philbin
46,412
50.39%
 Alfred Woollacott
45,689
49.61%
  Others
1
0.00%
Date Type Results
Nov 05, 1940 General Election
 Joseph E. Casey(I)
72,839
54.55%
 Edward T. Simoneau
60,676
45.44%
  Scattering
4
0.00%
Nov 08, 1938 General Election
 Joseph E. Casey(I)
58,600
51.79%
 J. Walton Tuttle
54,557
48.21%
  Scattering
1
0.00%
Nov 03, 1936 General Election
 Joseph E. Casey(I)
64,960
54.06%
 Bernard W. Doyle
54,154
45.07%
  Others (W)
1,051
0.87%
Nov 06, 1934 General Election
 Joseph E. Casey
46,830
50.14%
 Frank H. Foss(I)
46,572
49.86%
Nov 08, 1932 General Election
 Frank H. Foss(I)
50,617
51.52%
 M. Fred O'Connell
47,632
48.48%
  Scattering
4
0.00%
Date Type Results
Nov 04, 1930 General Election
 Frank H. Foss(I)
36,620
57.05%
 Frank W. Barr
27,568
42.95%
Nov 06, 1928 General Election
 Frank H. Foss(I)
46,204
57.06%
 Joseph E. Casey
34,776
42.94%
  Others (W)
1
0.00%
Nov 02, 1926 General Election
 Frank H. Foss(I)
35,887
62.80%
 Joseph E. Casey
21,257
37.20%
Date Type Results
Nov 04, 1924 General Election
 Frank H. Foss
38,626
64.38%
 Wilfred J. Lamoureux
21,368
35.62%
  Others
2
0.00%
Nov 07, 1922 General Election
 Calvin DeWitt Paige(I)
26,944
56.36%
 M. Fred O'Connell
19,311
40.40%
 Leon S. Oliver
1,549
3.24%
Nov 02, 1920 General Election
 Calvin DeWitt Paige(I)
38,313
71.45%
 Nixon Campbell, Sr.
15,311
28.55%
 Unidentified Scattering
1
0.00%
Nov 05, 1918 General Election
 Calvin DeWitt Paige(I)
15,267
60.47%
 Eaton D. Sargent
9,982
39.53%
Nov 07, 1916 General Election
 Calvin DeWitt Paige(I)
19,371
66.17%
 Michael A. Scanlon
9,905
33.83%
Date Type Results
Nov 03, 1914 General Election
 Calvin DeWitt Paige(I)
15,838
55.96%
 Owen A. Hoban
10,539
37.24%
 Jonas Bemis
1,925
6.80%
  Others
2
0.01%
Nov 04, 1913 Special Election
 Calvin DeWitt Paige
11,173
40.96%
 M. Fred O'Connell
10,821
39.66%
 Stephen M. Marshall
5,284
19.37%
  Others (W)
3
0.01%
Nov 05, 1912 General Election
 William H. Wilder(I)
12,945
44.97%
 M. Fred O'Connell
9,742
33.84%
 Stephen M. Marshall
5,287
18.37%
 Leon B. Stoddard
813
2.82%
Date Type Results
Nov 08, 1910 General Election
 John A. Thayer
15,243
51.17%
 Charles G. Washburn(I)
14,544
48.83%
Nov 03, 1908 General Election
 Charles G. Washburn(I)
18,265
62.16%
 William I. McLoughlin
9,654
32.85%
 Theodore P. Sturtevant
1,456
4.95%
  Others
11
0.04%
Dec 18, 1906 Special Election
 Charles G. Washburn
4,073
90.01%
  Others (W)
452
9.99%
Nov 06, 1906 General Election
 Charles G. Washburn
15,686
58.62%
 William I. McLoughlin
10,415
38.92%
 Louis F. Weiss
658
2.46%
Nov 08, 1904 General Election
 Rockwood Hoar
17,796
61.06%
 John B. Ratigan
10,617
36.43%
 John W. Brown
733
2.51%
Nov 04, 1902 General Election
 John R. Thayer(I)
14,382
49.06%
 Rufus B. Dodge
13,602
46.39%
 Howard A. Gibbs
1,005
3.43%
 George H. Bemis
329
1.12%
Date Type Results
Nov 06, 1900 General Election
 John R. Thayer(I)
16,039
50.20%
 Charles G. Washburn
15,909
49.79%
  Others
3
0.01%
Nov 08, 1898 General Election
 John R. Thayer
11,167
50.35%
 Joseph H. Walker(I)
11,008
49.63%
  Others
4
0.02%
Nov 03, 1896 General Election
 Joseph H. Walker(I)
18,993
72.55%
 John O'Gara
7,185
27.45%
Date Type Results
Nov 06, 1894 General Election
 Joseph H. Walker(I)
13,788
59.43%
 Charles Haggerty
8,251
35.57%
 Henry S. Brown
592
2.55%
 George F. Wright
568
2.45%
Nov 08, 1892 General Election
 Joseph H. Walker(I)
14,139
50.14%
 John R. Thayer
13,262
47.03%
 Melvin H. Walker
571
2.02%
 Erastus M. Eldridge
226
0.80%
Date Type Results
Nov 04, 1890 General Election
 John F. Andrew(I)
14,992
56.15%
 Edward L. Pierce
11,184
41.89%
 John W. Field
524
1.96%
Nov 06, 1888 General Election
 John F. Andrew
16,338
52.03%
 Alanson W. Beard
14,780
47.07%
 Henry H. Shugg
283
0.90%
Nov 02, 1886 General Election
 Leopold Morse
11,199
53.74%
 Ambrose A. Ranney(I)
9,438
45.29%
 Eugene H. Clapp
204
0.98%
Nov 04, 1884 General Election
 Ambrose A. Ranney(I)
13,596
53.00%
 Horatio E. Swasey
9,248
36.05%
 Eleazer B. Loring
2,412
9.40%
 John W. Field
396
1.54%
Nov 07, 1882 General Election
 Ambrose A. Ranney(I)
11,968
58.02%
 Horatio E. Swasey
8,540
41.40%
 Samuel B. Capen
91
0.44%
 Nicholas Furlong
28
0.14%
Date Type Results
Nov 02, 1880 General Election
 Ambrose A. Ranney
13,132
51.92%
 Axel Dearborn
12,073
47.73%
 Orrin Fairbanks
75
0.30%
 Henry D. Cushing
15
0.06%
Nov 05, 1878 General Election
 Walbridge A. Field
10,919
51.03%
 Benjamin Dean(I)
10,478
48.97%
Nov 07, 1876 General Election
 Benjamin Dean
9,328
50.04%
 Walbridge A. Field
9,313
49.96%
Nov 07, 1876 Election Overturned
 Walbridge A. Field
9,323
50.02%
 Benjamin Dean
9,315
49.98%
Date Type Results
Nov 03, 1874 General Election
 Henry L. Pierce(I)
8,011
61.92%
 Benjamin Dean
4,927
38.08%
Nov 04, 1873 Special Election
 Henry L. Pierce
6,856
87.27%
 Benjamin Dean
788
10.03%
 Charles Greene
212
2.70%
Nov 05, 1872 General Election
 William Whiting
8,931
63.48%
 Samuel C. Cobb
5,139
36.52%
Date Type Results
Nov 08, 1870 General Election
 Ginery Twichell(I)
6,233
50.75%
 William Gaston
5,640
45.92%
 Henry D. Cushing
266
2.17%
 Thomas Bradford
143
1.16%
Nov 03, 1868 General Election
 Ginery Twichell(I)
9,074
56.83%
 Edwin C. Bailey
6,892
43.17%
Nov 06, 1866 General Election
 Ginery Twichell
6,084
66.51%
 William Apinwall
2,601
28.43%
 P. R. Quincy
463
5.06%
Date Type Results
Nov 08, 1864 General Election
 Alexander H. Rice(I)
9,711
62.35%
 John S. Sleeper
5,864
37.65%
Nov 04, 1862 General Election
 Alexander H. Rice(I)
5,044
50.12%
 John S. Sleeper
5,020
49.88%
Date Type Results
Jun 11, 1861 Special Election
 Benjamin F. Thomas
2,774
90.80%
 Eleazar Beal
281
9.20%
Nov 06, 1860 General Election
 Charles Francis Adams, Sr.(I)
10,530
58.57%
 Leverett Saltonstall
7,449
41.43%
Nov 02, 1858 General Election
 Charles Francis Adams, Sr.
6,524
54.98%
 Arthur W. Austin
3,880
32.70%
 Moses G. Cobb
1,462
12.32%
Nov 04, 1856 General Election
 William S. Damrell(I)
10,433
61.57%
 Arthur W. Austin
5,077
29.96%
 Alfred B. Ely
1,435
8.47%
Nov 12, 1854 General Election
 William S. Damrell
8,668
74.76%
 Nathaniel F. Safford
1,933
16.67%
 Edward Avery
624
5.38%
 Arthur W. Austin
370
3.19%
Dec 13, 1852 General Election
 J. Wiley Edmands
3,416
48.63%
 Charles Francis Adams, Sr.
2,978
42.40%
 Arthur W. Austin
471
6.71%
 Edward Avery
159
2.26%
Date Type Results
Jan 20, 1851 General Election
 James H. Duncan(I)
4,250
57.03%
 Alpheus R. Brown
1,764
23.67%
 Thomas Wentworth Higginson
1,255
16.84%
 Caleb Cushing
183
2.46%
Nov 13, 1848 General Election
 James H. Duncan
6,685
53.09%
 Chauncey L. Knapp
3,038
24.13%
 George S. Boutwell
2,868
22.78%
Nov 09, 1846 General Election
 Amos Abbott(I)
4,965
53.40%
 George S. Boutwell
3,098
33.32%
 Chauncey L. Knapp
1,108
11.92%
 Caleb Cushing
127
1.37%
Nov 11, 1844 General Election
 Amos Abbott(I)
6,315
52.25%
 George S. Boutwell
4,770
39.47%
 Abner L. Bailey
1,001
8.28%
Jan 29, 1844 General Election
 Amos Abbott
3,932
51.04%
 Gayton P. Osgood
3,064
39.77%
 Gardner B. Perry
708
9.19%
Date Type Results
Nov 09, 1840 General Election
 Caleb Cushing(I)
6,529
61.73%
 Gayton P. Osgood
4,047
38.27%
Nov 12, 1838 General Election
 Caleb Cushing(I)
4,762
61.73%
 Gayton P. Osgood
2,730
35.39%
 Orange Scott
222
2.88%
Nov 14, 1836 General Election
 Caleb Cushing(I)
3,949
57.52%
 Gayton P. Osgood
2,916
42.48%
Nov 10, 1834 General Election
 Caleb Cushing
4,353
58.71%
 Gayton P. Osgood(I)
2,683
36.18%
 Caleb Wakefield
279
3.76%
 Benjamin F. Varnum
100
1.35%
Jun 10, 1833 General Election
 Gayton P. Osgood
3,279
52.54%
 Caleb Cushing
2,895
46.39%
 Ebenezer Bradbury
67
1.07%
Date Type Results
Nov 12, 1832 General Election
 Jeremiah Nelson
2,952
63.65%
 Gayton P. Osgood
1,686
36.35%
Nov 07, 1828 General Election
 John Varnum(I)
1,663
73.10%
 George Savory
379
16.66%
 Samuel Phillips
149
6.55%
 John Fitz
84
3.69%
Nov 06, 1826 General Election
 John Varnum(I)
1,773
63.21%
 Caleb Cushing
916
32.66%
 John Merrill
116
4.14%
Jan 03, 1825 General Election
 John Varnum
1,736
50.22%
 John Merrill
1,659
47.99%
 Moses Wingate
34
0.98%
  Others
28
0.81%
Nov 04, 1822 General Election
 Jeremiah Nelson(I)
667
75.97%
 Amos Spaulding
211
24.03%
Date Type Results
Nov 06, 1820 General Election
 Jeremiah Nelson(I)
610
85.67%
 Amos Spaulding
90
12.64%
  Scattering
12
1.69%
Date Type Results
Nov 02, 1818 General Election
 Jeremiah Nelson(I)
682
86.99%
 Joseph Bradley Varnum
62
7.91%
  Scattering
40
5.10%
May 01, 1817 General Election
 Jeremiah Nelson(I)
1,152
57.69%
 Thomas Kitteridge
677
33.90%
  Scattering
168
8.41%
Date Type Results
Nov 07, 1814 General Election
 Jeremiah Nelson
1,810
89.83%
 Thomas Kitteridge
205
10.17%
Date Type Results
Nov 02, 1812 General Election
 Timothy Pickering
2,249
95.62%
  Scattering
103
4.38%
Date Type Results
Nov 05, 1810 General Election
 Leonard White
1,523
62.60%
 Thomas Kitteridge
816
33.54%
 Nehemiah Cleveland
94
3.86%
Nov 07, 1808 General Election
 Edward Livermore(I)
2,464
63.85%
 Thomas Kitteridge
1,395
36.15%
Nov 03, 1806 General Election
 Edward Livermore
1,280
67.62%
 Thomas Kitteridge
613
32.38%
Nov 05, 1804 General Election
 Jeremiah Nelson
1,876
56.81%
 Thomas Kitteridge
1,426
43.19%
Nov 01, 1802 General Election
 Manasseh Cutler(I)
1,290
66.74%
 Thomas Kitteridge
636
32.90%
  Scattering
7
0.36%
Date Type Results
Dec 15, 1800 Special Election
 Ebenezer Mattoon
1,142
100.00%
Nov 03, 1800 General Election
 Ebenezer Mattoon
1,213
75.91%
 Thomas Dwight
233
14.58%
 Daniel Bigelow
78
4.88%
  Scattering
74
4.63%
Nov 05, 1798 General Election
 Samuel Lyman(I)
1,195
88.39%
 Daniel Bigelow
86
6.36%
  Scattering
71
5.25%
Nov 07, 1796 General Election
 Samuel Lyman(I)
878
82.44%
 Daniel Bigelow
172
16.15%
  Scattering
15
1.41%
Nov 03, 1794 General Election
 Samuel Lyman
677
56.28%
 Daniel Bigelow
357
29.68%
 Ebenezer Mattoon
66
5.49%
 Abner Morgan
40
3.33%
 Martin Kinsley
27
2.24%
  Scattering
19
1.58%
 Simeon Strong
17
1.41%
Date Type Results
Oct 04, 1790 General Election
 Elbridge Gerry(I)
1,067
59.54%
 Nathaniel Gorham
699
39.01%
 Joseph Bradley Varnum
13
0.73%
 Francis Dana
9
0.50%
 Ebenezer Bridge
2
0.11%
 William Hull
1
0.06%
 Oliver Prescott
1
0.06%
Jan 29, 1789 General Election
 Elbridge Gerry
1,140
61.06%
 Joseph Bradley Varnum
366
19.60%
 William Hull
205
10.98%
 James Winthrop
82
4.39%
 Ebenezer Bridge
52
2.79%
 Loammi Baldwin (W)
9
0.48%
 Eleazer Brooks (W)
5
0.27%
  Nathaniel Gorham (W)
4
0.21%
 Abraham Fuller (W)
2
0.11%
 Francis Dana (W)
1
0.05%
 James Russell (W)
1
0.05%

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