Know your senator and local representative

Do you know who your state senator and local representative are? Do you know how to reach them if you want to make your voice heard? Here’s a handy tool: the Commonwealth of Massachusetts has a “Find My Legislator” page that lists your local state senator and representative, with contact information.

Here are the basics about your representation at the State House.

Every citizen of Massachusetts is represented by one senator and one local representative.

There are 40 state senators, each representing a district of about 159,000 people.
There are 160 state representatives, each representing a smaller district of about 40,000 people.

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