Julian Cyr

Julian Andre Cyr is an American politician, who was elected to the Massachusetts State Senate in 2016.[1] A Democrat, he represents the Cape and Islands district.[1] In 2017, Cyr completed Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government program for Senior Executives in State and Local Government as a David Bohnett LGBTQ Victory Institute Leadership Fellow.

Julian Cyr
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Member of the Massachusetts Senate
from the Cape and Islands district
Assumed office
January 4, 2017
Preceded byDan Wolf
Personal details
Born (1986-01-19) January 19, 1986 (age 34)
Hyannis, Massachusetts
Political partyDemocratic
ResidenceTruro, Massachusetts
Alma materNew York University

A native of Truro, Massachusetts,[2] prior to his election to the senate he worked on policy and regulatory affairs for the Massachusetts Department of Public Health[2] and served as chair of the Massachusetts Commission on LGBT Youth.[3]


Cyr won the primary on September 8 against Sheila Lyons. The primary was widely considered competitive, and many lawn signs were seen on Route 6 and throughout Cape Cod. Cyr won the primary 55% to 38%.

Cyr won the general election on November 8 against Tony Schiavi, after winning 57% to 43%.


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