Massachusetts State Senate Ratings Page

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Please note, candidates who receive a % grade are challengers, the grade is based on their answers on our candiate questionnaire. Incumbents with a legislative record receive letter grades. These grades are based on their actions as an elected official to the 190th MA General Court.

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Rating Name Party Incumbent
Berkshire, Hampshire, Franklin & Hampden
C Adam G. Hinds D Yes
Bristol & Norfolk
C Paul Feeney D Yes
First Bristol & Plymouth
B Michael Rodrigues D Yes
Second Bristol & Plymouth
D Mark Montigny D Yes
Cape & Islands
C Julian Andre Cyr D Yes
First Essex
C Diana DiZoglio (former state rep 14th Essex) D No
Second Essex
C Joan Lovely D Yes
Third Essex
C Brendan Crighton D Yes
First Essex & Middlesex
C Bruce Tarr R Yes
2nd Essex & Middlesex
NR Barry Finegold D No
C James Welch D Yes
First Hampden & Hampshire
D Eric Lesser D Yes
Second Hampden & Hampshire
B Donald F. Humason, Jr. R Yes
Hampshire, Franklin & Worcester
NR Chelsea Kline D No
First Middlesex
NR Edward J. Kennedy D No
Second Middlesex
F Patricia Jehlen D Yes
Third Middlesex
C Mike Barrett D Yes
Fourth Middlesex
C Cindy Friedman D Yes
Fifth Middlesex
D Jason Lewis D Yes
First Middlesex & Norfolk
F Cynthia Stone Creem D Yes
Second Middlesex & Norfolk
D Karen Spilka D Yes
Middlesex & Suffolk
D Sal DiDomenico D Yes
Middlesex & Worcester
F James Eldridge D Yes
Norfolk, Bristol & Middlesex
NR Rebecca L. Rausch D No
Norfolk, Bristol, & Plymouth
C Walter Timilty D No
Norfolk & Plymouth
C John Keenan D Yes
Norfolk & Suffolk
C Michael Rush D Yes
Plymouth & Barnstable
B Vinny deMacedo R Yes
1st Plymouth & Bristol
B Marc Pacheco D Yes
Second Plymouth & Bristol
C Michael Brady D Yes
Plymouth & Norfolk
C Patrick O’Connor R Yes
First Suffolk
D Nick Collins D Yes
Second Suffolk
F Sonia Chang-Diaz D Yes
First Suffolk & Middlesex
C Joseph Boncore D Yes
Second Suffolk & Middlesex
C William Brownsberger D Yes
First Worcester
F Harriette Chandler D Yes
Second Worcester
B Michael O. Moore D Yes
Worcester, Hampden, Hampshire, Middlesex
B Anne M. Gobi D Yes
Worcester & Middlesex
A Dean Tran R Yes
Worcester & Norfolk
B Ryan Fattman R Yes