Voting & Elections


Massachusetts Elected Officials

United States Senators 

Elizabeth Warren
Ed Markey

U.S. Representative District 1

Congressman Richard Neal

Governor

Charlie Baker

Lt. Governor

Karyn Polito


The General Court

The Commonwealth's legislature is composed of two chambers:

1) Lower Chamber - House of Representatives

The lower chamber is called the House of Representatives and Buckland's Representative in the General Court (MA State Legislature) is Paul W. Mark.

The Massachusetts House of Representatives is comprised of 160 members, each representing a district of approximately 40,000 people. As required by the Massachusetts Constitution, the House meets every 72 hours, year-round in either formal or informal session to consider legislation. The Massachusetts House is led by the Speaker of the House who is elected by the members of the body at the beginning of each two-year legislative session. The Massachusetts Legislature, known as the General Court, has been meeting since 1713.

2) Upper Chamber - Senate

The upper chamber is called the Senate and Buckland's State Senator in the General Court (MA State Legislature) is Stanley C. Rosenberg.

The Senate is comprised of 40 members, with each Senator elected to represent a district consisting of approximately 159,000 people. As required by the Massachusetts Constitution, the Senate meets every 72 hours, year-round in either formal or informal session to consider legislation. The Massachusetts  Senate is led by the President of the Senate who is elected by the members of the body at the beginning of each two-year legislative session. The Massachusetts Legislature, known as the General Court, has been meeting since 1713.