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Sen. Edward J. Markey, D-Mass.

Senator (1st full term)

Democrat



Biography

Political Highlights: Mass. House, 1973-76; U.S. House of Representatives, 1976-2013
Born: July 11, 1946; Malden, Mass.
Residence: Malden
Religion: Roman Catholic
Family: Wife, Susan Blumenthal
Education: Boston College, B.A. 1968; Boston College, J.D. 1972
Elected: 2013
Committee Assignments: Commerce, Science & Transportation (Aviation Operations, Safety & Security; Communications, Technology, Innovation & the Internet; Consumer Protection, Product Safety, Insurance & Data Security; Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries & Coast Guard; Space, Science & Competitiveness - Ranking Member); Environment & Public Works (Clean Air & Nuclear Safety; Fisheries, Wildlife & Water; Transportation & Infrastructure); Foreign Relations (East Asia - Ranking Member; Europe and Regional Security Cooperation; Multilateral International Development, Multilateral Institutions); Small Business & Entrepreneurship
Social Media:

Roll Call Vitals

House Seniority: 42nd ranked Senate Democrat
Twitter: 51,534 followers
State Clout: Massachusetts is 20th on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state


Election History

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