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The 192nd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Representative Michael J. Finn Democrat - 6th Hampden

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Michael Finn is a lifelong West Springfield resident and currently serving in his sixth term in the Massachusetts House of Representatives.  He represents the 6th Hampden District, which includes the whole City of West Springfield, 3 precincts in Chicopee, and 1 precinct in Agawam and Westfield.  

Representative Finn's public service began when he joined the Army National Guard in 1991 where he served for 8 years.  Prior the joining the legislature, Representative Finn was a court officer for 15 years with the Trial Court in Springfield.  He also served on the West Springfield City Council from 2004 to 2010, where he finished his tenure as Council President.  He is a graduate of Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, married to Jennifer (Masi) Finn and has three children - Charlie, Peter and Molly.  

This term, Representative Finn was appointed the House Chair of the Joint Committee on Children, Families, and Persons with Disabilities.  This a significant assignment for Representative Finn as he and the committee search for ways to protect and support some of the most vulnerable members of the Commonwealth.  

Personal Information


Court officer, MA Trial Court


Jennifer Finn



  • Trail Running, Pickleball, Racquetball, Coach Youth Sports, Skiing

Career Highlights

  • 2022 ARC Legislator of the Year, 2011 West Springfield Democratic Committee Democrat of the Year, 2014 Legislative Award Massachusetts Veterans Service Officers Association

Education & Public Service

  • North Adams State College
  • St. Mary's High School
  • West Springfield City Council President: January 2010 to present
  • West Springfield City Councilor: 2004-present; Ordinance committee 2004-2009/chairman 08/09; Budget committee 2006-2009/Vice Chairman 08/09