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Rick Barton was a Republican candidate for the 6th Congressional district of Massachusetts
Rick Barton was a Republican candidate in the 2008 congressional elections for the 6th Congressional District ( map) of Massachusetts. He was seeking the Republican nomination to challenge incumbent Rep. John Tierney (D-Mass.). The primary will take place September 16, 2008.
Positions, record and controversies
Republicans nominated Barton to face John Tierney in his November 2006 bid for reelection. Tierney retained his seat.(See U.S. congressional elections in 2006)
Barton was seeking the Republican nomination to challenge Rep.
John Tierney (D-Mass.) in the 2008 congressional elections. 
Money in politics
Information on this candidate's 2008 fundraising is not yet available. Stay tuned for live feeds of data from the Center for Responsive Politics'
Committees and affiliations
Barton will be assigned committees if and when he is elected to Congress.
More background data
Articles and resources
↑ "2006 Elections in Massachusetts," Center for Responsive Politics.
↑ 2008 Race Tracker page on Massachusetts' 6th Congressional District ↑ Barton's FEC filings for the 2007-08 election cycle