Stephen F. Lynch
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Stephen F. Lynch

Democrat

United States Representative, MA-8

Massachusetts

Addresses

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Washington, D.C.
2109 Rayburn House Office Building
Washington, DC. 20515
Brockton District Office
37 Belmont Street 2nd Floor, Suite 3
Brockton, MA. 02301
Boston District Office
One Harbor Street, Suite 304
Boston, MA. 02210
Quincy District Office
1245 Hancock Street Suite 41
Quincy, MA. 02169
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Stephen F. Lynch

United States Representative, MA-8
Summary
Issues
Experience
Funding
66
Years of Age
25
Years of Experience
MAResidence (state)

Stephen Francis Lynch (born March 31, 1955) is an American attorney and politician who has served as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Massachusetts since 2001. He is a Democrat representing Massachusetts's 8th congressional district, which includes the southern fourth of Boston and many of its southern suburbs. Lynch was previously an ironworker and lawyer, and served in both chambers of the Massachusetts General Court. Born and raised in South Boston, Lynch is the son of an ironworker. He went into the trade after high school, working in an apprenticeship and later joining his father's union. He became the union's youngest president, at age 30, while attending the Wentworth Institute of Technology. He received his J.D. from Boston College Law School in 1991. For several years, he worked as a lawyer, primarily representing housing project residents and labor unions. In 1994, Lynch was elected to the Massachusetts House of Representatives, unseating an incumbent Democratic lawmaker. During his tenure, his progressive views and advocacy for South Boston helped propel him to the Massachusetts Senate in 1995, when he won a special election to succeed state senator William Bulger.

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Experience

Education

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Wentworth Institute of Technology
Bachelor of Science
1988
John F. Kennedy School of Government
Master of Arts
1998
Boston College Law School
Juris Doctor
1991
University of Wisconsin–Madison
primary school
1973

Past Positions

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Representative
United States House of Representatives, Massachusetts
2013 - Current
Representative
United States House of Representatives, Massachusetts
2001 - 2013
Senator
Commonwealth of Massachusetts State Senate
1997 - 2001
Representative
Commonwealth of Massachusetts House of Representatives
1995 - 1996
Former Attorney
Law Office of Gabriel O. Dumont, Junior
Former Ironworker
United States Steel Plant
Former Ironworker
General Motors
Former Ironworker
General Dynamics Shipyard

Other Experience

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President
Iron Workers Local 7
1988 - 1991
Member
Executive Board, South Boston Residents Group
1982 - 1987
Member
Massachusetts State Bar Association
Member
New Hampshire State Bar Association
Co-Chair
Task Force on Anti-Terrorism and Proliferation Financing
Co-Founder
Congressional Labor and Working Families Caucus
Former Chair
Joint Committee on Commerce and Labor, Massachusetts State Senate
Former Member
Information Technology Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Terrorism and Illicit Finance Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Subcommittee on Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Subcommittee on Housing and Insurance, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Subcommittee on Government Operations, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Capital Markets, Securities, & Investment Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations (Financial Services), United States House of Representatives
Former Ranking Member
Task Force to Investigate Terrorism Financing, United States House of Representatives

Campaign Funding

2018
2016
2014
2012
20
18
$849,711
Total Raised
$501,490
Total Spent
$1,442,432
Cash on Hand

Top Industries

Direct campaign contributions grouped by the industry industry of each donor/PAC.

Largest Contributors

Funding generally from an organization's PAC or its members/employees. Organizations did not donate directly.
Financial Data Source: Center for Responsive Politics