Brendan Crighton

Massachusetts State Senator

Born and raised in Lynn, Brendan Crighton comes from a long line of Lynn residents.

He attended public schools in Lynn K-12. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Government at Colby College. He is also a graduate of Suffolk University, where he received his Masters of Public Administration.

After college he went to work as an aide to State Senator Thomas McGee, eventually serving as Chief of Staff. It was during this time that Brendan truly honed his desire to serve by winning a seat as Ward 5 City Councilor in Lynn. After two terms as a Ward Councilor, Brendan was elected and served a full term as a Councilor at Large. In 2014, Brendan was elected to the House of Representatives, where he served for three years. In 2018, Brendan was elected to the State Senate, where he currently serves as the Chairperson of the Joint Committee on Housing, Vice Chair of the Joint Committee on Economic Development and Emerging Technologies, and a member of the Senate Committee on Personnel and Administration the Joint Committee on Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities, the Joint Committee on Election Laws, the Joint Committee on Public Health and the Joint Committee on Mental Health, Substance Use, and Recovery.

Born and raised in Lynn, Brendan Crighton comes from a long line of Lynn residents.

He attended public schools in Lynn K-12. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Government at Colby College. He is also a graduate of Suffolk University, where he received his Masters of Public Administration.

After college he went to work as an aide to State Senator Thomas McGee, eventually serving as Chief of Staff. It was during this time that Brendan truly honed his desire to serve by winning a seat as Ward 5 City Councilor in Lynn. After two terms as a Ward Councilor, Brendan was elected and served a full term as a Councilor at Large. In 2014, Brendan was elected to the House of Representatives, where he served for three years. In 2018, Brendan was elected to the State Senate, where he currently serves as the Chairperson of the Joint Committee on Housing, Vice Chair of the Joint Committee on Economic Development and Emerging Technologies, and a member of the Senate Committee on Personnel and Administration the Joint Committee on Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities, the Joint Committee on Election Laws, the Joint Committee on Public Health and the Joint Committee on Mental Health, Substance Use, and Recovery.

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