Marc Draisen

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Marc Draisen
Member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives from the 11th Suffolk District
In office
Preceded by Eleanor Myerson
Succeeded by John E. McDonough
Personal details
Born (1956-12-22) December 22, 1956 (age 59)
Boston, Massachusetts
Political party Democratic
Residence Roslindale
Alma mater Brandeis University
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Occupation Urban planner

Marc D. Draisen (born December 22, 1956 in Boston, Massachusetts) is an American Urban planner and politician who represented the 11th Suffolk district in the Massachusetts House of Representatives from 1991–1995.[1] He was a candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts in 1994, but lost in the Democratic primary to Bob Massie.[2]

Draisen is currently the executive director of the Metropolitan Area Planning Council.[3] He is also the former chairman of Massachusetts Voters for Clean Elections[4] and the former president and executive director of the Massachusetts Association of Community Development Corporations.[5]


  1. ^ 1993–1994 Public Officers of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. 
  2. ^ Massachusetts Election Statistics 1994. 
  3. ^ "Marc Draisen | Metropolitan Area Planning Council". Metropolitan Area Planning Council. Retrieved 15 April 2011. 
  4. ^ Zitner, Aaron (March 9, 1995). "Fleet pledges no cuts in low-income loans". Boston Globe. Retrieved 15 April 2011. 
  5. ^ Klein, Rick (April 9, 2001). "Mass. House Panel Proposes Key Cuts". Boston Globe. Retrieved 15 April 2011.