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Rep. Michael E. Capuano (D-Mass.)

  • District: 7th District, Part of Boston and inner suburbs
  • Residence: Somerville
  • Born: January 9, 1952; Somerville, Mass.
  • Religion: Roman Catholic
  • Family: Wife, Barbara Teebagy Capuano; two children
  • Education: Dartmouth College, B.A. 1973 (psychology); Boston College, J.D. 1977
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: Somerville Board of Aldermen, 1977-79; candidate for mayor of Somerville, 1979, 1981; Somerville Board of Aldermen, 1985-89; mayor of Somerville, 1990-99; sought Democratic nomination for Mass. secretary of state, 1994; sought Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate (special election), 2009; U.S. House, 1999-present
  • Elected: Elected: 1998 (8th term)
  • Committee Assignments: Ethics; Financial Services (Financial Institutions & Consumer Credit; Housing and Insurance - Ranking Member); Transportation & Infrastructure (Aviation; Highways & Transit; Public-Private Partnerships - Ranking Member; Railroads, Pipelines & Hazardous Materials)
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State Information: 7th District, Part of Boston and inner suburbs

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general Michael Capuano (D) 210,794 83.4%
Karla Romero (I) 41,199 16.3%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 82% Mitt Romney: 16%
2008 Barack Obama: 82% John McCain: 17%




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