Barry Finegold

Joint Committee on Election Laws Chair

Senator Barry Finegold was elected in 2018 to represent the Second Essex and Middlesex District that includes all of Andover, Dracut, Lawrence and Tewksbury, a seat he held from 2010 to 2015. He currently serves as the Chair of the Joint Committee on Election Laws and Vice Chair of the Joint Committee on State Administration and Regulatory Oversight. Senator Finegold served in the Massachusetts House of Representatives from 1997 to 2011. While in the Senate, Finegold led significant election reform efforts which also included provisions for early voting, same day registration, election audits, online voter registration and pre-registration for 16 and 17-year-olds. Senator Finegold is a founding and managing partner of Dalton & Finegold, LLP, specializing in residential and commercial real estate. He currently resides in Andover with his wife, Amy, their three children, Ava, Ella, and Max, and the family’s bulldog, Otis.