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This profile of Massachusetts's 08th Congressional District is part of the RaceTracker project.
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Incumbent: Michael Capuano Incumbent running? Yes, for a different seat Primary challenge? N/a
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Name Party Status Reference URL Reference date Reference note Michael Capuano Democratic Running for another House seat FEC Source November 25, 2011 Running in MA-07 Stephen Lynch Democratic Confirmed candidate FEC Source November 25, 2011 Current MA-09 Congressman Joe Selvaggi Republican Confirmed candidate Campaign Website Source April 7, 2012 Matt Temperley Republican Out - lost primary AP Source September 15, 2012
Results [ ]
2012 primary winners 2012 general election winner Stephen Lynch, Joe Salvaggi TBD
Name Party Status Reference URL Reference date Reference note Unopposed (source needed)
2010 primary election winners 2010 general election winner Michael Capuano Michael Capuano
2008 election[Incumbent: ]Michael Capuano
Name Party Status Reference URL Reference date Reference note Michael Capuano Democratic Confirmed candidate (source needed) March 23, 2009 Unopposed (source needed)
2008 primary election winners 2008 general election winner Michael Capuano Michael Capuano
2008 Presidential election results
Republican Democratic 2000 15% George W. Bush 73% Al Gore 2004 19% George W. Bush 79% John Kerry 2008 14% John McCain 86% 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-08" (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.