Geraldo Alicea

Geraldo Alicea (born September 27, 1963 in Southbridge, Massachusetts[1]) is an American politician who represented the 6th Worcester District in the Massachusetts House of Representatives from 2007 to 2011.[2]

Geraldo Alicea
Member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives from the 6th Worcester District
In office
2007–2011
Preceded byMark Carron
Succeeded byPeter Durant
Personal details
Born (1963-09-27) September 27, 1963 (age 56)
Southbridge, Massachusetts
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Rosemarie Alicea
ResidenceCharlton, Massachusetts
Alma materWestfield State College
Anna Maria College
OccupationPolitician

2010 election and 2011 special electionEdit

The 2010 election for the 6th Worcester seat resulted in an exact tie between Alicea and Republican opponent Peter Durant. A special election for the seat was scheduled for May 10, 2011. Alicea was allowed to hold the seat until the results of the new election.[3]

Alicea lost the special election to Durant by 56 votes (3,325 to 3,269).[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2007–2008 Public Officers of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
  2. ^ Massachusetts Legislature profile Archived February 7, 2011, at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ Levenson, Michael (February 2, 2011). "Judge rules that two tied in House race". Boston Globe. Retrieved 18 April 2011.
  4. ^ Lee, Brian (May 11, 2011). "Durant ousts Alicea". Telegram & Gazette (Worcester, MA). Retrieved 13 May 2011.