2012 Massachusetts House Race for District 5 - Candidates, Debates and Primary Results

This page displays the information for the Massachusetts house race in district 5. 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 5 - General Election Candidates

General Election Candidates and Results
Massachusetts house election - class or district 5
PercVotesPartyCandidate
75.5%254128DEdward Markey
24.5%82286RTom Tierney
Election Information for Massachusetts
Primary DateSeptember 06, 2012
General DateNovember 06, 2012
IncumbentNiki Tsongas
Incumbent StatusSeeking Re-election
Election ProjectionSolid Democrat
Presidential Election2012 Election

2012 Massachusetts House Race for District 5

Democrats - Primary Election
 
Democrat house Primary Election in Massachusetts - class or district 5
PercVotesCandidateViews
100%1Edward Markey32
Republicans - Primary Election
Republican house Primary Election in Massachusetts - class or district 5
PercVotesCandidateViews
42%4824Tom Tierney0
31%3529Frank Addivinola5
28%3186Jeff Semon7

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 5 in Massachusetts

House District 5 in Massachusetts

Past Election Results

Election Results for House district 5 in Massachusetts in 2012
Past Election Results - Massachusetts District 5
Niki Tsongas
55%
2010
42%
Jonathan Golnik
Niki Tsongas
75%
2008
31%
Jonathan Golnik
Martin Meehan
73%
2006
44%
Jonathan Golnik
Martin T. Meehan
64%
2004
31%
Thomas P. Tierney
Martin T. Meehan
57%
2002
32%
Charles McCarthy
Martin T. Meehan
74%
2000
26%
Charles McCarthy
Martin T. Meehan
71%
1998
29%
David E. Coleman
Martin T. Meehan
99%
1996
28%
David E. Coleman
Martin T. Meehan
70%
1994
30%
David E. Coleman
Martin T. Meehan
52%
1992
37%
Paul W. Cronin