Aug. 23, 2014

Rep. Niki Tsongas (D-Mass.)

  • District: 3rd District, North central -- Lowell, Lawrence, Fitchburg
  • Residence: Lowell
  • Born: April 26, 1946; Chico, Calif.
  • Religion: Episcopalian
  • Family: Widowed; three children
  • Education: Michigan State U., attended 1964-65; Smith College, B.A. 1968 (religion); Boston U., J.D. 1988
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: No previous office; U.S. House, 2007-present
  • Elected: Elected: 2007 (3rd full term)
  • Committee Assignments: Armed Services (Military Personnel; Oversight & Investigations - Ranking Member); Natural Resources (Energy & Mineral Resources; Public Lands and Environmental Regulation)
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State Information: 3rd District, North central -- Lowell, Lawrence, Fitchburg

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general (MA-03 representative) Niki Tsongas (D) 212,119 65.9%
Jon Golnik (R) 109,372 34%
Write Ins (WRI) 262 0.1%
2010 general (MA-05 representative) Niki Tsongas (D) 122,858 54.8%
Jon Golnik (R) 94,646 42.2%
Dale Brown (I) 4,387 2%
Robert Clark (I) 1,991 0.9%
write-ins (WRI) 147 0.1%
2008 general (MA-05 representative) Niki Tsongas (D) 225,947 98.7%
write-ins (Write-In) 2,960 1.3%
2007 special (MA-05 representative) Niki Tsongas (D) 54,359 51.3%
Jim Ogonowski (R) 47,782 45.1%
Patrick Murphy (I) 2,175 2%
Kurt Hayes (I) 1,126 1.1%
Kevin Thompson (CNSTP) 391 0.4%
write-ins (Write-In) 103 0.1%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 57% Mitt Romney: 41%
2008 Barack Obama: 59% John McCain: 39%