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Paul Loscocco

Paul J.P. Loscocco
Member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives
from the 8th Middlesex district
In office
Preceded by Barbara Gardner
Succeeded by Carolyn Dykema
Personal details
Born (1962-03-07) March 7, 1962
Framingham, Massachusetts
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Ann Cesnek Loscocco
Children Emily, Katie, Michael
Residence Holliston, Massachusetts
Alma mater Boston College
Boston College Law School
Occupation Attorney
Religion Roman Catholic

Paul J.P. Loscocco (born March 7, 1962 in Framingham, Massachusetts) is a former Massachusetts Republican State Representative and candidate for Lieutenant Governor in the 2010 Massachusetts gubernatorial election.[1]

In January 2010, Loscocco announced his intention to unenroll from the Republican Party in order to run for Lieutenant Governor as an independent in the 2010 Massachusetts gubernatorial election. State Treasurer and former Democrat Tim Cahill had selected Loscocco to be his running mate. After months of campaigning, on October 1, 2010, Loscocco withdrew from the race and endorsed Republican candidate Charlie Baker.[2]

Early life and career

Loscocco was born to an Italian-American family. He graduated from Holliston High School in 1980, and then attended Boston College, where he earned his B.A. in 1984. Loscocco then enrolled in Boston College Law School where he earned his J.D. in 1987, graduating 11th in his class. Loscocco and his wife Ann are the parents of three children, Emily, Katie, and Michael.

Loscocco has practiced law as an attorney for the Boston-based law firm of Riemer & Braunstein since graduating. In 2000, Loscocco was elected to the Massachusetts House of Representatives as a member of the Republican Party representing the 8th Middlesex district. He served in the Massachusetts House of Representatives until stepping down in 2009.

Political career

Loscocco ran for the Massachusetts House of Representatives in 2000 and won his first bid for elected office. Loscocco served the 8th Middlesex District from 2001 until 2009, when he stepped down.

2010 campaign for Lieutenant Governor

Loscocco, a former Republican State Representative was running for Lieutenant Governor as an Independent with State Treasurer Tim Cahill, a former Democrat. On October 1, 2010, Loscocco left the Cahill campaign and endorsed Republican Charles Baker, citing Cahill's falling poll numbers.


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