List of elections in Massachusetts

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This is an incomplete list of recent Elections in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts sorted both by offices sought and by years held.

Elections are administered by the individual municipalities. There is some oversight by the Secretary of the Commonwealth and the Office of Campaign and Political Finance.

Individual elections are listed with the winner.

GeneralEdit

By officeEdit

GovernorEdit

Two-year terms, starting in 1920:

Four-year terms, starting in 1966:

Massachusetts SenateEdit

Massachusetts House of RepresentativesEdit

Governor's CouncilEdit

Ballot questionsEdit

General source: "Statewide Ballot Questions — Statistics by Year: 1919 – 2016". Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth. Retrieved July 5, 2019.

LocalEdit

Boston mayoral electionsEdit

One-year terms (from 1822):

Two-year terms:

Four-year terms, starting in 1910:

Boston City Council electionsEdit

OtherEdit

United States presidentEdit

United States SenateEdit

(With winners)

Class 1 Class 2 No regular
election
 
 
 
 
 
  • 1908/9
  • 1914/5
  • 1920
  • 1926
 
  • 1932
  • 1938
  • 1944
 
  • 1950
  • 1956
  • 1962
 
  • 1968
  • 1974
  • 1980
  • 1986
  • 1992
  • 1998
  • 2004
  • 2010
 
 
  • 2016
  • 2022

United States House of RepresentativesEdit

By yearEdit

1780s - 1790sEdit

Federal Elections State Elections Local Elections Special Elections
Presidential Senate House of Rep. Governor State Senate State House of Reps Governors Council Ballot Measures
1788 1788–1789 U.S. House
1789
1790 1790–1792 U.S. House

1792–1793 U.S. House

1791
1792
1793
1794 1794–1795 U.S. House
1795
1796 1796–1797 U.S. House
1797 1797 11th congressional district special election
1798 1798–1799 U.S. House
1799

1800sEdit

Federal Elections State Elections Local Elections Special Elections
Presidential Senate House of Rep. Governor State Senate State House of Reps Governors. Council Ballot Measures
1800 1800–1801 U.S. House
1801
1802 1802–1803 U.S. House
1803
1804 1804 U.S. House 1804 12th congressional district special election
1805
1806 1806 U.S. House
1807 1807 12th congressional district special election
1808 1808 U.S. House 1808 2nd congressional district special election
1809

1810sEdit

General Election Federal Elections State Elections Local Elections Special Elections
Presidential Senate House of Rep. Governor State Senate State House of Reps Governors. Council Ballot Measures
1810 1810–1811 U.S. House
1811 1811 4th congressional district special election
1812 1812–1813 U.S. House 1812 17th congressional district special election
1813
1814 1814–1815 U.S. House
1815
1816 1816–1817 U.S. House 1816 11th congressional district special election
1817 1817 1st congressional district special election
1818 1818–1819 U.S. House 1818 20th congressional district special election
1819

1820sEdit

General Election Federal Elections State Elections Local Elections Special Elections
Presidential Senate House of Rep. Governor State Senate State House of Reps Governors. Council Ballot Measures
1820 1820 Presidential 1820–1821 U.S. House
1821
1822 1822–1823 U.S. House
1823
1824 1824 Presidential 1824–1825 U.S. House 1824 10th congressional district special election
1825
1826 1826–1827 U.S. House
1827 1827 1st congressional district special election
1828 1828 Presidential 1828 U.S. House
1829

1830sEdit

General Federal Elections State Elections Local Elections Special Elections
Presidential Senate House of Rep. Governor State Senate State House of Reps Governors. Council Ballot Measures
1830 1830 U.S. House
1831 [13]
1832 1832 Presidential
1833
1834 1834 U.S. House
1835
1836 1836 Presidential 1836 U.S. House
1837
1838 1838 U.S. House 1838 2nd congressional district special election
1839 1839 Gubernatorial

1840sEdit

General Federal Elections State Elections Local Elections Special Elections
Presidential Senate House of Rep. Governor State Senate State House of Reps Governors. Council Ballot Measures
1840 1840 Presidential 1840 U.S. House 1840 1st congressional district special election
1841 1841 5th congressional district special election
1842 1842 U.S. House
1843 1843 10th congressional district special election
1844 1844 Presidential 1844 U.S. House
1845
1846 1846 U.S. House
1847
1848 1848 Presidential 1848 U.S. House 1848 8th congressional district special election
1849

1850sEdit

General Federal Elections State Elections Local Elections Special Elections
Presidential Senate House of Rep. Governor State Senate State House of Reps Governors. Council Ballot Measures
1850 1850 U.S. House 1850 1st congressional district special election
1851 1851 U.S. Senate
1852 1852 Presidential 1852 U.S. House
1853
1854 1854 U.S. House 1854 Boston Mayoral 1854 1st congressional district special election
1855 1855 Boston Mayoral
1856 1856 Presidential 1856 U.S. House 1856 Boston Mayoral
1857 1857 U.S. Senate 1857 Boston Mayoral
1858 1858 U.S. House 1858 Boston Mayoral 1858 7th congressional district special election
1859 1859 Boston Mayoral

1860sEdit

General Federal Elections State Elections Local Elections Special Elections
Presidential Senate House of Rep. Governor State Senate State House of Reps Governors. Council Ballot Measures
1860 1860 Presidential 1860 U.S. House 1860 Boston Mayoral
1861 1861 Boston Mayoral 1861 5th congressional district special election
1862 1862 U.S. House 1862 Boston Mayoral 1862 9th congressional district special election
1863 1863 U.S. Senate 1863 Boston Mayoral
1864 1864 Presidential 1864 U.S. House 1864 Boston Mayoral
1865 1865 Boston Mayoral 1865 6th congressional district special election
1866 1866 U.S. House 1866 Boston Mayoral
1867 1867 Boston Mayoral
1868 1868 Presidential 1868 U.S. House 1868 Boston Mayoral
1869 1869 U.S. Senate 1869 Boston Mayoral 1869 7th congressional district special election

1870sEdit

General Federal Elections State Elections Local Elections Special Elections
Presidential Senate House of Rep. Governor State Senate State House of Reps Governors. Council Ballot Measures
1870 1870 U.S. House 1870 Boston Mayoral
1871 1871 Boston Mayoral
1872 1872 Presidential 1872 U.S. House 1872 Boston Mayoral
1873 1873 Boston Mayoral 1873 3rd congressional district special election
1874 1874 U.S. House 1874 Boston Mayoral
1875 1875 Boston Mayoral
1876 1876 Presidential 1876 U.S. House 1876 Gubernatorial 1876 Boston Mayoral 1876 3rd congressional district special election
1877 1877 Gubernatorial 1877 Boston Mayoral
1878 1878 U.S. House 1878 Gubernatorial 1878 Boston Mayoral
1879 1879 Gubernatorial 1879 Boston Mayoral

1880sEdit

General Federal Elections State Elections Local Elections Special Elections
Presidential Senate House of Rep. Governor State Senate State House of Reps Governors. Council Ballot Measures
1880 1880 Presidential 1880 U.S. House 1880 Gubernatorial 1880 Boston Mayoral
1881 1881 Gubernatorial 1881 Boston Mayoral
1882 1882 U.S. House 1882 Gubernatorial 1882 Boston Mayoral
1883 1883 Gubernatorial 1883 Boston Mayoral
1884 1884 Presidential 1884 U.S. House 1884 Boston Mayoral 1884 12th congressional district special election
1885 1885 Boston Mayoral
1886 1886 U.S. House 1886 Boston Mayoral
1887 1887 Boston Mayoral
1888 1888 Presidential 1888 U.S. House 1888 Boston Mayoral
1889 1889 Boston Mayoral

1890sEdit

General Federal Elections State Elections Local Elections Special Elections
Presidential Senate House of Rep. Governor State Senate State House of Reps Governors. Council Ballot Measures
1890 1890 U.S. House 1890 Boston Mayoral
1891 1891 Boston Mayoral
1892 1892 Presidential 1892 U.S. House 1892 Boston Mayoral
1893 1893 Boston Mayoral 1893 7th congressional district special election
1894 1894 U.S. House 1894 Boston Mayoral
1895 1895 Boston Mayoral 1895 6th congressional district special election
1896 1896 Presidential 1896 U.S. House
1897 1897 Boston Mayoral 1897 1st congressional district special election
1898 1898 U.S. House 1898 13th congressional district special election
1899 1899 Boston Mayoral

1900sEdit

General Election Federal Elections State Elections Local Elections Special Elections
Presidential Senate House of Rep. Governor State Senate State House of Reps Governors. Council Ballot Measures
1900 1900 Presidential 1900 U.S. House
1901 1901 Boston Mayoral
1902 1902 U.S. House 1902 6th congressional district special election
1903 1903 Boston Mayoral
1904 1904 Presidential 1904 U.S. House
1905 1905 Boston Mayoral
1906 1906 U.S. House 1906 3rd congressional district special election
1907 1907 Boston Mayoral
1908 1908 Presidential 1908 U.S. House 1908 Gubernatorial
1909

1910sEdit

General Election Federal Elections State Elections Local Elections Special Elections
Presidential Senate House of Rep. Governor State Senate State House of Reps Governors. Council Ballot Measures
1910 1910 U.S. House 1910 Gubernatorial 1910 Boston Mayoral 1910 3rd congressional district special election
1911 1911 Gubernatorial
1912 1912 Presidential 1912 U.S. House 1912 Gubernatorial
1913 1913 U.S. Senate 1913 Gubernatorial
1914 1914 U.S. House 1914 Gubernatorial 1914 Boston Mayoral 1914 12th congressional district special election
1915 1915 Gubernatorial
1916 1916 Presidential 1916 U.S. Senate 1916 U.S. House 1916 Gubernatorial
1917 1917 Gubernatorial 1917 Boston Mayoral 1917 6th congressional district special election
1918 1918 U.S. Senate 1918 U.S. House 1918 Gubernatorial
1919 1919 Gubernatorial

1920sEdit

General Election Federal Elections State Elections Local Elections Special Elections
Presidential Senate House of Rep. Governor State Senate State House of Reps Governors. Council Ballot Measures
1920 1920 Presidential 1920 U.S. House 1920 Gubernatorial
1921 1921 Boston Mayoral 1921 6th congressional district special election
1922 1922 U.S. Senate 1922 U.S. House 1922 Gubernatorial 1922 16th congressional district special election
1923
1924 1924 Presidential 1924 U.S. Senate 1924 U.S. House 1924 Gubernatorial
1925 1925 Boston Mayoral
1926 1926 U.S. House 1926 Gubernatorial
1927
1928 1928 Presidential 1928 U.S. Senate 1928 U.S. House 1928 Gubernatorial
1929 1929 Boston Mayoral

1930sEdit

General Election Federal Elections State Elections Local Elections Special Elections
Presidential Senate House of Rep. Governor State Senate State House of Reps Governors. Council Ballot Measures
1930 1930 U.S. Senate 1930 U.S. House 1930 Gubernatorial 1930 2nd congressional district special election
1931
1932 1932 Presidential 1932 U.S. House 1932 Gubernatorial
1933 1933 Boston Mayoral
1934 1934 U.S. Senate 1934 U.S. House 1934 Gubernatorial
1935
1936 1936 Presidential 1936 U.S. Senate 1936 U.S. House 1936 Gubernatorial
1937 1937 Boston Mayoral
1938 1938 U.S. House 1938 Gubernatorial
1939

1940sEdit

General Election Federal Elections State Elections Local Elections Special Elections
Presidential Senate House of Rep. Governor State Senate State House of Reps Governors Council Ballot Measures
1940 1940 Presidential 1940 U.S. Senate 1940 U.S House 1940 Gubernatorial
1941 1941 Boston Mayoral 1941 7th congressional district special election
1942 1942 U.S. Senate 1942 U.S. House 1942 Gubernatorial
1943
1944 1944 Presidential 1944 U.S. House 1944 Gubernatorial 1944 U.S. Senate special election
1945 1945 Boston Mayoral
1946 1946 General 1946 U.S. Senate 1946 U.S. House 1946 Gubernatorial
1947 1947 9th congressional district special election
1948 1948 General 1948 Presidential 1948 U.S. Senate 1948 U.S. House 1948 Gubernatorial
1949 1949 Boston Mayoral

1950sEdit

General Election Federal Elections State Elections Local Elections Special Elections
Presidential Senate House of Rep. Governor State Senate State House of Reps Governors Council Ballot Measures
1950 1950 General 1950 U.S. House 1950 Gubernatorial 1950 6th congressional district special election
1951 1951 Boston Mayoral
1952 1952 General 1952 Presidential 1952 U.S. Senate 1952 U.S. House 1952 Gubernatorial
1953
1954 1954 General 1954 U.S. Senate 1954 U.S. House 1954 Gubernatorial
1955 1955 Boston Mayoral
1956 1956 General 1956 Presidential 1956 U.S. House 1956 Gubernatorial
1957
1958 1958 General 1958 U.S. Senate 1958 U.S. House 1958 Gubernatorial
1959 1959 Boston Mayoral

1960sEdit

General Election Federal Elections State Elections Local Elections Special Elections
Presidential Senate House of Rep. Governor State Senate State House of Reps Governors Council Ballot Measures
1960 1960 General 1960 Presidential 1960 U.S. Senate 1960 Gubernatorial
1961
1962 1962 General 1962 Gubernatorial 1962 U.S. Senate special election
1963 1963 Boston Mayoral
1964 1964 General 1964 Presidential 1964 U.S. Senate 1964 Gubernatorial
1965
1966 1966 General 1966 U.S. Senate
1967 1967 Boston Mayoral
1968 1968 General 1968 Presidential 1968 U.S. House 1969 6th congressional district special election
1969


1970sEdit

General Election Federal Elections State Elections Local Elections Special Elections
Presidential Senate House of Reps. Governor State Senate State House of Reps. Governors Council Ballot Measures
1970 1970 General 1970 U.S. Senate 1970 Gubernatorial
1971 1971 Boston Mayoral
1972 1972 General 1972 Presidential 1972 U.S Senate
1973
1974 1974 General U.S. House 1974 Gubernatorial
1975 1975 Boston Mayoral
1976 1976 General 1976 Presidential 1976 U.S. Senate 1976 U.S. House of Reps 1976 7th congressional district special election
1977
1978 1978 General 1978 U.S. Senate 1978 Gubernatorial
1979 1979 Boston Mayoral

1980sEdit

General Election Federal Elections State Elections Local Elections Special Elections
Presidential Senate House of Reps. Governor State Senate State House of Reps. Governors Council Ballot Measures
1980 1980 General
1981
1982 1982 General 1982 U.S. Senate 1982 U.S. House 1982 Gubernatorial
1983 1983 Boston Mayoral
1984 1984 General 1984 U.S. Senate 1984 U.S. House
1985
1986 1986 General 1986 U.S. House 1986 Gubernatorial
1987 1987 Boston Mayoral
1988 1988 General 1988 U.S Senate 1988 U.S. House
1989

1990sEdit

General Election Federal Elections State Elections Local Elections Special Elections
Presidential Senate House of Rep. Governor State Senate State House of Reps Governors. Council Ballot Measures
1990 1990 General 1990 U.S. Senate 1990 U.S. House 1990 Gubernatorial
1991 1991 1st congressional district special election
1992 1992 General 1992 Presidential 1992 U.S. House
1993
1994 1994 General 1994 U.S. Senate 1994 U.S. House 1994 Gubernatorial
1995 1995 Boston City Council
1996 1996 General 1996 Presidential 1996 U.S. Senate 1996 U.S. House
1997
1998 1998 General 1998 U.S. House 1998 Gubernatorial
1999 1999 Boston City Council

2000sEdit

General Federal Elections State Elections Local Elections Special Elections
Presidential Senate House of Rep. Governor State Senate State House of Reps Governors. Council Ballot Measures
2000 2000 General 2000 Presidential 2000 U.S. Senate 2000 U.S. House
2001 2001 9th congressional district special election
2002 2002 General 2002 U.S. Senate 2002 U.S. House 2002 Gubernatorial 2002 State Senate 2002 State House 2002 Governor's Council 2002 Ballot Measures
2003
2004 2004 General 2004 Presidential 2004 U.S. House 2004 State Senate 2004 State House 2004 Governor's Council
2005
2006 2006 General 2006 U.S. Senate 2006 U.S. House 2006 Gubernatorial 2006 State Senate 2006 State House 2006 Governor's Council 2006 Ballot Measures
2007 2007 5th congressional district special election
2008 2008 General 2008 Democratic Primary 2008 Presidential 2008 U.S. Senate 2008 U.S. House 2008 State Senate 2008 State House 2008 Ballot measures
2008 Republican Primary
2009

2010sEdit

General Election Federal Elections State Elections Local Elections Special Elections
Presidential Senate House of Rep. Governor State Senate State House of Reps Governors Council Ballot Measures
2010 2010 General 2010 U.S. Senate 2010 U.S. House 2010 Gubernatorial 2010 State House 2010 Governor's Council 2010 Ballot Measures 2010 Senate special election
2011
2012 2012 General 2012 Democratic Primary 2012 Presidential 2012 U.S. Senate 2012 U.S. House 2012 State Senate 2012 State House 2012 Governor's Council 2012 Ballot measures
2012 Republican Primary
2013
2014 2014 General 2014 U.S. Senate 2014 U.S. House 2014 Gubernatorial 2014 State Senate 2014 State House 2014 Governor's Council 2014 Ballot Measures
2015
2016 2016 General 2016 Democratic Primary 2016 Presidential 2016 U.S. House 2016 State Senate 2016 State House 2016 Governor's Council 2016 Ballot Measures
2016 Green Primary
2016 Republican Primary
2017
2018 2018 General 2018 U.S. Senate 2018 U.S. House 2018 Gubernatorial 2018 State Senate 2018 State House 2018 Governor's Council 2018 Ballot Measures
2019

2020sEdit

General Election Federal Elections State Elections Local Elections Special Elections
Presidential Senate House of Reps. Governor State Senate State House of Reps. Governors Council Ballot Measures
2020 2020 Democratic Primary 2020 Presidential 2020 U.S. Senate 2020 Ballot Measures
2020 Green Primary
2020 Republican Primary
2021
2022


See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Elections Division. "2002 State Senate election". Sec.state.ma.us. Retrieved April 8, 2020.
  2. ^ Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Elections Division. "2012 State Senate election". Sec.state.ma.us. Retrieved April 8, 2020.
  3. ^ Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Elections Division. "2014 State Senate election". Sec.state.ma.us. Retrieved April 8, 2020.
  4. ^ Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Elections Division. "2016 State Senate election". Sec.state.ma.us. Retrieved April 8, 2020.
  5. ^ Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Elections Division. "2018 State Senate election". Sec.state.ma.us. Retrieved April 8, 2020.
  6. ^ Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Elections Division. "2002 State Representative election". Sec.state.ma.us. Retrieved April 8, 2020.
  7. ^ Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Elections Division. "2004 State Representative election". Sec.state.ma.us. Retrieved April 8, 2020.
  8. ^ Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Elections Division. "2010 State Representative election". Sec.state.ma.us. Retrieved April 8, 2020.
  9. ^ Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Elections Division. "2012 State Representative election". Sec.state.ma.us. Retrieved April 8, 2020.
  10. ^ Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Elections Division. "2014 State Representative election". Sec.state.ma.us. Retrieved April 8, 2020.
  11. ^ Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Elections Division. "2016 State Representative election". Sec.state.ma.us. Retrieved April 8, 2020.
  12. ^ Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Elections Division. "2018 State Representative election". Sec.state.ma.us. Retrieved April 8, 2020.
  13. ^ "1831 Chap. 0066. An Act In Addition To ' An Act For Regulating Elections.'", Massachusetts Acts and Resolves, hdl:2452/111822 – via State Library of Massachusetts, June 23, 1831

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