2012 Massachusetts House Race for District 3 - Candidates, Debates and Primary Results

This page displays the information for the Massachusetts house race in district 3. This includes candidates, dates, and political views. The tables below show the candidates for the general election with an option to compare those candidates after the primary. This is followed by the primary candidates and the number of political views we have for each representative. Selecting one of these representatives takes you to the profile for this candidate and a full list of their political positions, speeches, and controversies.

2012 Massachusetts House Race for District 3 - General Election Candidates

General Election Candidates and Results
Massachusetts house election - class or district 3
PercVotesPartyCandidate
65.9%210833DNiki Tsongas
34.1%108868RJon Golnik
Election Information for Massachusetts
Primary DateSeptember 06, 2012
General DateNovember 06, 2012
IncumbentJames McGovern
Incumbent StatusSeeking Re-election
Election ProjectionSolid Democrat
Presidential Election2012 Election

2012 Massachusetts House Race for District 3

Democrats - Primary Election
 
Democrat house Primary Election in Massachusetts - class or district 3
PercVotesCandidateViews
100%1Niki Tsongas30
Republicans - Primary Election
Republican house Primary Election in Massachusetts - class or district 3
PercVotesCandidateViews
67%12669Jon Golnik7
33%6260Tom Weaver3

Important Dates

DateImportant Item
February 15, 2012Last day to register to vote in the March 6, 2012 primary election.
March 06, 2012Primary election date for the President.
August 17, 2012Last day to register to vote in the September 6, 2012 primary election.
September 06, 2012Primary election date for the House, and Senate.
November 06, 2012General election date - House, Senate, and President on the ballot.

House District 3 in Massachusetts

House District 3 in Massachusetts

Past Election Results

Election Results for House district 3 in Massachusetts in 2012
Past Election Results - Massachusetts District 3
James McGovern
56%
2010
39%
Martin Lamb
James McGovern
75%
2008
28%
Martin Lamb
James McGovern
78%
2006
40%
Martin Lamb
James P. McGovern
67%
2004
28%
Ronald A. Crews
James P. McGovern
73%
2002
38%
Ronald A. Crews
James P. McGovern
76%
2000
29%
Ronald A. Crews
James P. McGovern
57%
1998
41%
Matthew J. Amorello
James P. McGovern
53%
1996
45%
Peter Blute
Kevin O'Sullivan
44%
1994
55%
Peter Blute
Joseph D. Early
44%
1992
50%
Peter Blute