Peter Durant

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Peter Durant
Member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives from the 6th Worcester District
Incumbent
Assumed office
2011
Preceded by Geraldo Alicea
Personal details
Political party Republican
Residence Spencer, Massachusetts
Alma mater Northeastern University[1]
Florida Institute of Technology[1]
Occupation Service Manager
Politician

Peter J. Durant is an American politician who represents the 6th Worcester District in the Massachusetts House of Representatives and is a former member of the Spencer, Massachusetts Board of Selectmen.[2]

2010 election and 2011 special election[edit]

The 2010 election for the 6th Worcester seat resulted in an exact tie between Durant and Democratic incumbent Geraldo Alicea. A special election for the seat was scheduled for May 10, 2011. Alicea was allowed to hold the seat until the results of the new election.[3]

Durant won the special election by 56 votes (3,325 votes to Alicea's 3,269).[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Durant says state needs ‘bold steps’". Telegram & Gazette (Worcester, MA). April 19, 2011. Retrieved 13 May 2011. 
  2. ^ Guilfoil, John M. (May 11, 2011). "At last, Worcester has winner in Durant". Boston Globe. Retrieved 13 May 2011. 
  3. ^ Levenson, Mich ael (February 2, 2011). "Judge rules that two tied in House race". Boston Globe. Retrieved 18 April 2011. 
  4. ^ Lee, Brian (May 11, 2011). "Durant ousts Alicea". Telegram & Gazette (Worcester, MA). Retrieved 13 May 2011.