42, was elected to the Senate representing the 2nd Essex and Middlesex
District -- which includes Andover, Tewksbury, Dracut and Lawrence -- in
2010 and won reelection in 2012. He previously served as a state
representative for the Essex 17th District for 11 years and as a
selectman in Andover.
Finegold made an unsuccessful bid for
Congress in a 2007 special election to fill Congressman Marty Meehan's
seat, losing to current Congresswoman Niki Tsongas.