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The 190th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

House of Representatives

A panoramic photo of the House Chamber

About the House of Representatives

The Massachusetts House of Representatives is comprised of 160 members, each representing a district of approximately 40,000 people. As required by the Massachusetts Constitution, the House meets every 72 hours, year-round in either formal or informal session to consider legislation. The Massachusetts House is led by the Speaker of the House who is elected by the members of the body at the beginning of each two-year legislative session. The Massachusetts Legislature, known as the General Court, has been meeting since 1713.

A list of Representatives' individual contact information is available in the House of Representatives Member Directory. For General Information please use: 617-722-2000