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Rep. Richard E. Neal (D-Mass.)

  • District: 1st District, West -- Springfield, Chicopee, Pittsfield
  • Residence: Springfield
  • Born: February 14, 1949; Worcester, Mass.
  • Religion: Roman Catholic
  • Family: Wife, Maureen Neal; four children
  • Education: American International College, B.A. 1972 (political science); U. of Hartford, M.P.A. 1976
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: Springfield City Council, 1978-84 (president, 1979); mayor of Springfield, 1984-89; U.S. House, 1989-present
  • Elected: Elected: 1988 (13th term)
  • Committee Assignments: Ways & Means (Select Revenue Measures - Ranking Member; Trade)
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State Information: 1st District, West -- Springfield, Chicopee, Pittsfield

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general Richard Neal (D) 261,936 98.4%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 64% Mitt Romney: 34%
2008 Barack Obama: 64% John McCain: 34%




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