The Massachusetts Senate is the upper house of the Massachusetts General Court, the bicameral state legislature of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The Senate comprises 40 elected members from 40 single-member senatorial districts in the state. All but one of the districts are named for the counties in which they are located (the "Cape and Islands" district covers Dukes, Nantucket, and parts of Barnstable counties). Senators serve two-year terms, without term limits. The Senate convenes in the Massachusetts State House, in Boston.
The current session is the 190th General Court, which convened January 4, 2017. It consists of 33 Democrats and 6 Republicans, with one vacancy. The President of the Senate is Stan Rosenberg of Amherst. The Senate Minority Leader, from the Republican Party, is Bruce Tarr of Gloucester. The last state general election was on November 8, 2016.
Democrats hold a supermajority in the Senate.
Current members of the Senate, sorted by district name:
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