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Rep. Joseph P. Kennedy III (D-Mass.)

  • District: 4th District, Newton and Brookline; Attleboro; part of Fall River
  • Residence: Brookline
  • Born: October 4, 1980; Brighton, Mass.
  • Religion: Roman Catholic
  • Family: Wife, Lauren Birchfield Kennedy
  • Education: Stanford U., B.S. 2003 (management science and engineering); Harvard U., J.D. 2009
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: No previous office; U.S. House, 2013-present
  • Elected: Elected: 2012 (1st term); Defeated Sean Bielat, R, to succeed Rep. Barney Frank, D, who retired
  • Committee Assignments: Foreign Affairs (Middle East & North Africa; Terrorism, Nonproliferation & Trade); Science, Space & Technology (Energy; Space)

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State Information: 4th District, Newton and Brookline; Attleboro; part of Fall River

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general Joseph Kennedy (D) 221,303 61.1%
Sean Bielat (R) 129,936 35.9%
David Rosa (I) 10,741 3%
Write Ins (WRI) 265 0.1%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 57% Mitt Romney: 41%
2008 Barack Obama: 60% John McCain: 38%




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