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OfficeSpeaker of the House
Type Leadership Election
Filing Deadline April 08, 1996 - 11:00am Central
Polls Open April 08, 1996 - 11:00am Central
Polls Close April 08, 1996 - 11:00am Central
Term Start April 09, 1996 - 12:00pm
Term End January 01, 1997 - 12:00am
Contributoreddy 9_99
Last ModifiedRBH February 28, 2021 02:50pm
Data SourcesBoston Herald, 4/10/1996
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Description Finneran backed by 56 Democrats and 35 Republicans. Voke backed by 67 Democrats.
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
PartyDemocratic Won01/04/1995
NameCharles F. Flaherty, Jr. Votes122 (77.22%)
Term01/04/1995 - 04/01/1996 Margin86 (+54.43%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won01/01/1997
NameThomas M. Finneran Votes128 (81.01%)
Term01/01/1997 - 01/06/1999 Margin99 (+62.66%)
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Name St. Rep. Thomas M. Finneran St. Rep. Richard A. Voke  
PartyDemocratic Democratic  
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Certified Votes91 (57.60%) 67 (42.41%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -24 (-15.19%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00%  
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