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Massachusetts's 2nd congressional district is in south central Massachusettsmarker. It contains Springfieldmarker, the chief city of Western Massachusetts, as well as some of the southern suburbs of Worcestermarker. It is currently represented by Richard Neal, who has served the district since January 1989.

Cities and Towns in the district

The district contains the following municipalities:

In Hampden Countymarker:
Agawammarker, Brimfieldmarker, Chicopeemarker, East Longmeadowmarker, Hampdenmarker, Hollandmarker, Longmeadowmarker, Ludlowmarker, Monsonmarker, Palmermarker, Springfieldmarker, Walesmarker, Wilbrahammarker.


In Hampshire Countymarker:
Hadleymarker, Northamptonmarker, South Hadleymarker.


In Norfolk Countymarker:
Bellinghammarker.


In Worcester Countymarker:
Blackstonemarker, Brookfieldmarker, Charltonmarker, Douglasmarker, Dudleymarker, East Brookfieldmarker, Graftonmarker, Hopedalemarker, Leicestermarker, Mendonmarker, Milfordmarker, Millburymarker, Millvillemarker, North Brookfieldmarker, Northbridgemarker, Oxfordmarker, Southbridgemarker, Spencermarker, Sturbridgemarker, Suttonmarker, Uptonmarker, Uxbridgemarker, Warrenmarker, Webstermarker.


List of Representatives

Representative Party Years District home Note

Benjamin Goodhue Pro-Administration March 4, 1787 –

March 3, 1793
Salemmarker Redistricted to 1st district

Dwight Foster Pro-Administration General ticket:
March 4, 1793 –

March 3, 1795
Brookfieldmarker Redistricted to 4th district

William Lyman Anti-Administration Northamptonmarker

Theodore Sedgwick Pro-Administration Stockbridgemarker Redistricted from 4th district, redistricted to 1st district

Artemas Ward Pro-Administration Shrewsburymarker Redistricted from 7th district

William Lyman Democratic-Republican March 4, 1795 –

March 3, 1797
Northamptonmarker

William Shepard Federalist March 4, 1797 –

March 3, 1803
Westfieldmarker

Jacob Crowninshield Democratic-Republican March 4, 1803 –

April 15, 1808
Died

Vacant April 15, 1808 –

May 24, 1808

Joseph Story Democratic-Republican May 23, 1808 –

March 3, 1809


Benjamin Pickman, Jr. Federalist March 4, 1809 –

March 3, 1811
Salemmarker Retired

William Reed Federalist March 4, 1811 –

March 3, 1815


Timothy Pickering Federalist March 4, 1815 –

March 3, 1817
Redistricted from 3rd district

Nathaniel Silsbee Democratic-Republican March 4, 1817 –

March 3, 1821


Gideon Barstow Democratic-Republican March 4, 1821 –

March 3, 1823


Benjamin W. Crowninshield Adams-Clay D-R March 4, 1823 –

March 3, 1825
Adams March 4, 1825 –

March 3, 1829
Anti-Jacksonian March 4, 1829 –

March 3, 1831

Rufus Choate Anti-Jacksonian March 4, 1831 –

March 3, 1833
Whig March 4, 1833 –

June 30, 1834
Resigned

Vacant June 30, 1834 –

December 1, 1834

Stephen C. Phillips Anti-Jacksonian December 1, 1834 –

March 3, 1837
Salemmarker Resigned to become Mayor of Salem
Whig March 4, 1837 –

September 28, 1838

Leverett Saltonstall I Whig December 5, 1838 –

March 3, 1843


Daniel P. King Whig March 4, 1843 –

March 3, 1851


Robert Rantoul, Jr. Democratic March 4, 1851 –

August 7, 1852
Beverlymarker Died

Vacant August 7, 1852 –

December 13, 1852

Francis B. Fay Whig December 13, 1852 –

March 3, 1853


Samuel L. Crocker Whig March 4, 1853 –

March 3, 1855


James Buffinton American March 4, 1855 –

March 3, 1857
Fall Rivermarker
Republican March 4, 1857 –

March 3, 1863


Oakes Ames Republican March 4, 1863 –

March 3, 1873


Benjamin W. Harris Republican March 4, 1873 –

March 3, 1883


John D. Long Republican March 4, 1883 –

March 3, 1889


Elijah A. Morse Republican March 4, 1889 –

March 3, 1893
Redistricted to 12th district

Frederick H. Gillett Republican March 4, 1893 –

March 3, 1925
Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives from 1919-1923

George B. Churchill Republican March 4, 1925 –

July 1, 1925
Died

Vacant July 1, 1925 –

September 29, 1925

Henry L. Bowles Republican September 29, 1925 –

March 3, 1929


Will Kirk Kaynor Republican March 4, 1929 –

December 20, 1929
Died

Vacant December 20, 1929 –

February 11, 1930

William J. Granfield Democratic February 11, 1930 –

January 3, 1937


Charles R. Clason Republican January 3, 1937 –

January 3, 1949


Foster Furcolo Democratic January 3, 1949 –

September 30, 1952
Resigned when elected State Treasurer

Vacant September 30, 1952 –

January 3, 1953

Edward Boland Democratic January 3, 1953 –

January 3, 1989
Springfieldmarker

Richard E. Neal Democratic January 3, 1989 –

Present
Springfieldmarker Incumbent

Representative Party Years District home Note



Election results

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