2012 Massachusetts House Race for District 8 - Candidates, Debates and Primary Results

This page displays the information for the Massachusetts house race in district 8. 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 8 - General Election Candidates

General Election Candidates and Results
Massachusetts house election - class or district 8
PercVotesPartyCandidate
76.3%262565DStephen Lynch
23.7%81733RJoe Selvaggi
Election Information for Massachusetts
Primary DateSeptember 06, 2012
General DateNovember 06, 2012
IncumbentMichael Capuano
Incumbent StatusSeeking Re-election
Election ProjectionSolid Democrat
Presidential Election2012 Election

2012 Massachusetts House Race for District 8

Democrats - Primary Election
 
Democrat house Primary Election in Massachusetts - class or district 8
PercVotesCandidateViews
100%1Stephen Lynch34
Republicans - Primary Election

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 8 in Massachusetts

House District 8 in Massachusetts

Past Election Results

Election Results for House district 8 in Massachusetts in 2012
Past Election Results - Massachusetts District 8
Michael Capuano
98%
2010
0%
Michael Capuano
76%
2008
0%
Michael Capuano
79%
2006
0%
Michael E. Capuano
77%
2004
0%
Michael E. Capuano
72%
2002
0%
Michael E. Capuano
71%
2000
0%
Michael E. Capuano
82%
1998
12%
Philip Hyde III
Joseph P. Kennedy II
84%
1996
16%
R. Philip Hyde
Joseph P. Kennedy II
99%
1994
24%
R. Philip Hyde
Joseph P. Kennedy II
83%
1992
15%
R. Philip Hyde