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Jim McGovern's Biography

Office:

On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House (MA) - District 2

Contact Information

Campaign


28 Mechanic Street
Worcester, MA 01608
Phone: 508-795-1998
Fax: 508-425-6811

12 East Worcester Street
Suite 1
Worcester, MA 01604

24 Church Street, Room 27
Leominster, MA 01453

94 Pleasant Street
Northampton, MA 01060

370 Cannon House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515

Full Name:

James 'Jim' P. McGovern

Gender:

Male

Family:

Wife: Lisa; 2 Children: Patrick, Molly

Birth Date:

11/20/1959

Birth Place:

Worcester, MA

Home City:

Worcester, MA

Religion:

Catholic

MPA, Public Administration, American University, 1984

BA, History, American University, 1981

Representative, United States House of Representatives, Massachusetts, District 2, 2013-present

Regional Whip, United States House of Representatives, present

Candidate, United States House of Representatives, Massachusetts, District 2, 2022

Representative, United States House of Representatives, Massachusetts, District 3, 1997-2013

Candidate, United States House of Representatives, Massachusetts, District 3, 1994

Member, Congressional Progressive Caucus, present

Co-Chair, House Hunger Caucus, present

Vice Chair, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Equality Caucus, present

Member, Northeast Agricultural Caucus, present

Member, Out of Iraq Caucus, present

Co-Chair, Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission, present

Former Member, Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives

Chair, Congressional-Executive Commission on China (CECC)

Legislative Staff/Press Secretary/Senior Aide, Representative Joseph Moakley, United States House of Representatives, 1982-1996

Campaign Manager, Presidential Campaign, Senator George McGovern, 1984

Aide, Senator George McGovern, United States Senate, 1981-1983

Board Member, Jesuit International Volunteers

Member, National Guard and Reserve Components Congressional Members Organization

Co-Chair, Northeast Midwest Congressional Coalition

Volunteer, Mount Carmel House, 1985-1995

Astrological Sign:

Scorpio

Father's Name:

Walter

Father's Occupation:

Small Business Owner

Favorite Book:

What it Means to Be a Democrat

Mother's Name:

Mindy

Mother's Occupation:

Small Business Owner

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