July 31, 2014

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 (MA-02 representative) Jim McGovern (D) 259,257 98.4%
Write Ins (WRI) 4,078 1.5%
2010 general (MA-03 representative) Jim McGovern (D) 122,708 56.5%
Marty Lamb (R) 85,124 39.2%
Patrick Barron (I) 9,388 4.3%
write-ins (WRI) 132 0.1%
2008 general (MA-03 representative) Jim McGovern (D) 227,619 98.5%
write-ins (Write-In) 3,488 1.5%
2006 general (MA-03 representative) Jim McGovern (D) 166,973 98.8%
write-ins (Write-In) 1,983 1.2%
2004 general (MA-03 representative) Jim McGovern (D) 192,036 70.5%
Ronald Crews (R) 80,197 29.4%
write-ins (Write-In) 179 0.1%
2002 general (MA-03 representative) Jim McGovern (D) 155,697 98.8%
write-ins (Write-In) 1,848 1.2%
2000 general (MA-03 representative) Jim McGovern (D) 213,065 98.8%
write-ins (Write-In) 2,496 1.2%
1998 general (MA-03 representative) Jim McGovern (D) 108,613 56.9%
Matthew J. Amorello (R) 79,174 41.5%
George Phillies (LIBERT) 2,887 1.5%
write-ins (Write-In) 204 0.1%
1996 general (MA-03 representative) Jim McGovern (D) 135,044 52.9%
Peter I. Blute (R) 115,694 45.4%
Dale E. Friedgen (NL) 3,362 1.3%
write-ins (Write-In) 997 0.4%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 59% Mitt Romney: 39%
2008 Barack Obama: 60% John McCain: 37%