Brian Herr is running for Congress in the 3rd congressional district. Current congressman Jim McGovern currently has $606,359 cash on hand according to his latest FEC filing. Herr is now the 6th candidate to announce for this already crowded primary field.
Brian Herr is currently the chairman of the Hopkinton board of Selectmen and also serves on the board of the Metro West Regional Transit Authority. He has his MA in Government from Harvard University and currently works as the New England District Manager for large electrical wholesaler. Brian Herr is also a founding member of the Dana-Farber Marathon Challenge that has raised over $45 million dollars to fight cancer.
Brian Herr was previously considering a run for Massachusetts State Treasurer, but only had $121.78 cash on hand.
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The Cook Political Report gives the Massachusetts Congressional district a PVI rating of D+9. It is the 119th most Democratic district in the United States and the 4th most Republican in Massachusetts. Massachusetts most Republican district is the 10th at D+5.
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Steven Levy State Representative, 4th Middlesex.
Brad Marston State Representative, 8th Suffolk.
Steve Adam State Representative, 2nd Franklin.
Kurt Hayes State Representative, 37th Middlesex.
Kara Fratto State Representative, 30th Middlesex.
Paul Avella State Representative, 2nd Middlesex.
Shaunna O’Connell State Representative, 3rd Bristol.
Kevin Kuros State Representative, 8th Worcester.
Geoff Diehl State Representative, 7th Plymouth.
Patrick Foran State Representative, 1st Barnstable
Ryan Fattman State Representative, 18th Worcester
Brett Schetzsle State Representative, 6th Essex
Lew Evangelidis Sheriff, Worcester.
Kamal Jain Auditor.