Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth - Elections Division
|2007 Massachusetts Special Congressional Primary Results
Special Primary Filing Deadline: 7/17/07, Independent Filing Deadline: 8/21/07, Special Election Primary: 9/4/07, Party Nomination Deadline: 9/4/07, Special Election: 10/16/07,
Last Updated: September 4, 2007
|Predictions, Notes, List of State Parties, |
|5th Congressional District, unopposed in '06, 8th term, Martin T. Meehan (D) resigning,|
D.C.'s Political Report's Rating: Democratic,
|Nicola S. "Niki" Tsongas (D) 35.7%,
City Councilor Eileen M. Donoghue (D) 31.3%, St. Rep. James B. "Jamie" Eldridge (D) 14.5%, St. Rep. Barry R. Finegold (D) 12.5%, St. Rep. James R. "Jim" Miceli (D) 5.9%,
|Air Force Lieutenant James "Jim" Ogonowski (R) 89.0%,
consulting actuary / '00 Democratic candidate / '02 candidate/ '04 nominee Thomas P. Tierney (R) 11.0%,
|pastor Kevin Thompson (C),|
|bricklayer Patrick Murphy (I),|
|businessman Kurt Hayes (I),|
1. Link to Predictions:
2. D.C.'s Political Report's stars indicate the rating of the race from 1 star to 5 stars depending on its entertainment value.
The color indicates D.C.'s Political Report's prediction of the winning party.
| = Democrat retain control,
|| = Democrats take over control,
| = Republican retain control,
|| = Republicans take over control,
| = Independent / 3rd Party retains control,
|| = Independent / 3rd Party take over control
|Bold indicates incumbent.
||Yellow district indicates open races.
|Light Blue boxes indicates Democrats maintained control.
||Light Red boxes indicates Republicans maintained control.
|Blue boxes indicates Democrats took control.
||Red boxes indicates Republicans took control.
3. Key to Massachusetts Political Parties: