July 25, 2014

Rep. Stephen F. Lynch (D-Mass.)

  • District: 8th District, Part of Boston; Quincy; Brockton
  • Residence: Boston
  • Born: March 31, 1955; Boston, Mass.
  • Religion: Roman Catholic
  • Family: Wife, Margaret Lynch; two children
  • Education: Wentworth Institute of Technology, B.S. 1988 (construction management); Boston College, J.D. 1991; Harvard U., M.A. 1998 (public administration)
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: Mass. House, 1995-96; Mass. Senate, 1996-2001; sought Democratic nominiation for U.S. Senate in a special election, 2013; U.S. House, 2001-present
  • Elected: Elected: 2001 (6th full term)
  • Committee Assignments: Financial Services (Capital Markets & Government Sponsored Enterprises; Financial Institutions & Consumer Credit); Oversight & Government Reform (Federal Workforce, U.S. Postal Service and the Census - Ranking Member; National Security)
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State Information: 8th District, Part of Boston; Quincy; Brockton

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general Stephen Lynch (D) 263,999 76.1%
Joe Selvaggi (R) 82,242 23.7%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 58% Mitt Romney: 41%
2008 Barack Obama: 58% John McCain: 41%