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Massachusetts House of Representatives' 4th Norfolk district

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Map of Massachusetts House of Representatives' 4th Norfolk district, 2013. Based on 2010 United States Census
Map of Massachusetts House of Representatives' 4th Norfolk district, 2013. Based on 2010 United States Census

Massachusetts House of Representatives' 4th Norfolk district in the United States is one of 160 legislative districts included in the lower house of the Massachusetts General Court. It covers parts of Norfolk County and Plymouth County.[1] Democrat James Murphy of Weymouth has represented the district since 2001.[2] Candidates for this district seat in the 2020 Massachusetts general election are Paul Rotondo and incumbent James Murphy.[3][4]

Towns represented

The district includes the following localities:[5]

The current district geographic boundary overlaps with that of the Massachusetts Senate's Plymouth and Norfolk district.[6]

Former locales

The district previously covered:

Representatives

  • James Guild, circa 1858 [9]
  • Samuel Walker, circa 1858 [9]
  • Henry Willis, circa 1858 [9]
  • Charles W. Bryant, circa 1859 [10]
  • Robert C. Nichols, circa 1859 [10]
  • Roland Worthington, 1859 [10]
  • Albert A. Brackett, circa 1888 [11]
  • Talbot Aldrich, circa 1920 [12]
  • Josiah Babcock, circa 1951 [13]
  • Roy C. Smith, circa 1951 [13]
  • Robert B. Ambler, 1965-1991 [14]
  • William D. Delahunt, circa 1975 [15]
  • James M. Murphy, 2001-current[2]

See also

Images

Portraits of legislators
  • Edward Draper
    Edward Draper
  • Benjamin Franklin White
    Benjamin Franklin White
  • Arthur Burgess
    Arthur Burgess
  • Charles Hedges
    Charles Hedges
  • Josiah Babcock
    Josiah Babcock
  • Roy Smith
    Roy Smith
  • Robert Ambler
    Robert Ambler
  • William Delahunt
    William Delahunt
  • Paul Haley
    Paul Haley
  • James Murphy
    James Murphy

References

  1. ^ "Massachusetts Representative Districts". Sec.state.ma.us. Retrieved April 28, 2020.
  2. ^ a b Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Elections Division. "State Representative elections: 4th Norfolk district". PD43+. Retrieved April 28, 2020.
  3. ^ Ballotpedia.org, retrieved September 18, 2020
  4. ^ Steve Brown (October 29, 2020), "Here Are The Contested Legislative Races In Massachusetts", Wbur.org, archived from the original on October 30, 2020
  5. ^ Massachusetts General Court, "Chapter 153. An Act Relative to Establishing Representative Districts in the General Court", Acts (2011)
  6. ^ David Jarman (July 30, 2019), "Upper legislative district ↔ lower legislative district correspondences: MA", How do counties, House districts, and legislative districts all overlap?, Daily Kos, State House Districts to State Senate Districts
  7. ^ "Representative Districts". Commonwealth of Massachusetts, A Manual for the Use of the General Court for 1927-1928. Boston. pp. 196–206.
  8. ^ "Representative Districts". Massachusetts Register. Boston: Sampson, Davenport, & Company. 1872.
  9. ^ a b c "Massachusetts House of Representatives". Massachusetts Register. Boston: Adams, Sampson & Co. 1858. pp. 10–12.
  10. ^ a b c Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Manual for the Use of the General Court. Boston. 1859 – via Internet Archive.
  11. ^ Geo. F. Andrews (ed.). "Representatives: Norfolk County". 1888 State House Directory. Official Gazette, Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Lakeview Press.
  12. ^ Public Officials of Massachusetts: 1920. Boston Review.
  13. ^ a b 1951–1952 Public Officers of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Boston.
  14. ^ State Library of Massachusetts, "Massachusetts State Legislator's Papers Collections at the State Library", Mass.gov, retrieved September 3, 2020
  15. ^ 1975–1976 Public Officers of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Boston.
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