U.S. House District 9 Election: Bill Keating
Bill Keating is the Democratic candidate for Massachusetts' 9th congressional district.
Since first being elected to the Massachusetts State House at the age of 23, Bill Keating has dedicated his life to serving the Commonwealth and has long had a reputation for taking on the tough fights on behalf of its hardworking families.
Bill comes from a family of public servants. His grandparents were Irish immigrants who instilled in their family a strong work ethic and commitment to community. His father, like his brother, was a police officer and later worked as a veterans’ service agent.
To put himself through college and business school, Bill worked as a letter carrier for the US Postal Service. After being elected to the State House, he decided to enter Suffolk University School of Law, becoming a Member of the State Bar in 1985 while still providing dedicated service to the residents of his district.
After serving in the State House, Bill was elected to the State Senate in 1984 and then to Norfolk County District Attorney in 1998. As District Attorney, Bill pursued some of Massachusetts’ toughest cases, making our communities safer and stronger.
Throughout his career, Bill’s priorities have been to protect and strengthen Massachusetts’ families, improve the local economy, increase educational opportunities, provide our seniors and veterans with the resources they need and deserve, safeguard the State’s unique ecosystem and keep our community and country safe.