Biography

Tim Toomey currently serves as the State Representative for the 26th Middlesex District and as a Cambridge City Councillor. Tim was born in Cambridge, raised in East Cambridge, and currently resides on Sixth Street.  He is a graduate of Matignon High School and earned a degree in government from Suffolk University in 1975.

Tim has dedicated much of his life to public service. He was elected to the Cambridge School Committee in 1985, and then to the Cambridge City Council in 1989. In 1992, he was elected as State Representative for the Massachusetts 26th Middlesex District, which comprises Eastern portions of Somerville and Cambridge. He has proudly served the public in his dual roles as a City Councillor and State Representative for nearly twenty years.

Tim considers the work he has done on seat-belt and car-seat laws, gun control laws, and health care reform to be some of his proudest achievements as a legislator. As a City Councillor, he has been an outspoken advocate for affordable housing and smart, community-based policing. Tim continues to focus on serving the public by being open, accessible, and by providing outstanding constituent services to residents of Cambridge and Somerville. To learn more about where Tim stands on the issues, click the tab on the menu above.