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Rep. Jim McGovern (D-Mass.)

  • District: 2nd District, Central -- Worcester, Leominster, Northampton
  • Residence: Worcester
  • Born: November 20, 1959; Worcester, Mass.
  • Religion: Roman Catholic
  • Family: Wife, Lisa McGovern; two children
  • Education: American U., B.A. 1981 (history); American U., M.P.A. 1984
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: Sought Democratic nomination for U.S. House, 1994; U.S. House, 1997-present
  • Elected: Elected: 1996 (9th term)
  • Committee Assignments: Agriculture (Department Operations, Oversight & Nutrition); Rules (Rules & the Organization of the House - Ranking Member)
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State Information: 2nd District, Central -- Worcester, Leominster, Northampton

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general Jim McGovern (D) 259,257 98.4%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 59% Mitt Romney: 39%
2008 Barack Obama: 60% John McCain: 37%

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