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This profile of Massachusetts's 05th Congressional District is part of the RaceTracker project.
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Incumbent: Nicola Tsongas Incumbent running? Yes, for a different seat Primary challenge? N/a
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Name Party Status Reference URL Reference date Reference note Nicola Tsongas Democratic Running for another House seat Campaign Website Source November 25, 2011 Running in MA-03 Jon Golnik Republican Out of race Campaign Website Source April 7, 2012 2010 Candidate
Running in MA-03
Edward Markey Democratic Confirmed candidate FEC Source November 25, 2011 Current MA-07 Congressman Gerry Dembrowski Republican Out of race MA SOS Source June 17, 2012 2010 MA-07 Candidate
Did Not File
Jeff Semon Republican Out - lost primary AP Source September 15, 2012 Frank Addivinola Republican Out - lost primary AP Source September 15, 2012 Did Not File Tom Tierney Republican Confirmed candidate AP Source September 15, 2012 Did Not File
Results [ ]
2012 primary winners 2012 general election winner Edward Markey, Tom Tierney TBD
Name Party Status Reference URL Reference date Reference note William Bunker Republican Out Campaign Website Source June 16, 2009 Did Not File Jon Golnik Republican Confirmed candidate Campaign Website Source November 15, 2009 Sam Meas Republican Out Campaign Website Source October 15, 2010 Lost Primary Robert Shapiro Republican Out MA SOS Source October 1, 2010 Lost Primary Thomas Weaver Republican Out MA SOS Source December 1, 2010 Lost Primary
2010 primary election winners 2010 general election winner Nicola Tsongas, Jon Golnik Nicola Tsongas
2008 election[Incumbent: ]Nicola Tsongas
Name Party Status Reference URL Reference date Reference note Nicola Tsongas Democratic Confirmed candidate (source needed) March 23, 2009 Unopposed Unopposed (source needed) March 23, 2009
2008 primary election winners 2008 general election winner Nicola Tsongas Nicola Tsongas
2008 Presidential election results
Republican Democratic 2000 36% George W. Bush 57% Al Gore 2004 41% George W. Bush 57% John Kerry 2008 40% John McCain 60% Barack Obama
Articles and resources
- Index for all the Massachusetts congressional districts and candidates.
- The full House 2012 elections report.
- The RaceTracker homepage.
Elections.DailyKos posts tagged "MA-05" (link)Campaign contribution methodology: Information is updated daily from the Center for Responsive Politics (OpenSecrets.org), which downloads their data from the Federal Election Commission on the first weekday of each work week. Candidates must have filed a report with the FEC to show up in the widget and inactive candidates are screened out by CRP.