Fourth Councillor District

The Massachusetts Governor’s Council, also known as the Executive Council, is composed of eight individuals elected from districts, and the Lieutenant Governor who serves ex officio. The eight councillors are elected from their respective districts every two years. The Council meets weekly to record advice and consent on warrants for the state treasury, pardons and commutations, and recording advice and consent to gubernatorial appointments such as judges, clerk-magistrates, public administrators, members of the Parole BoardAppellate Tax BoardIndustrial Accident Board and Industrial Accident Reviewing Boardnotaries, and justices of the peace.

Members of the public are welcome at Council formal assemblies and hearings.

Formal Assembly

The Council generally meets at noon on Wednesdays in the Council Chamber, Room 360 (within the Governor’s Office).

Bristol County

Easton – Pcts. 1, 2

Plymouth County

Abington
BROCKTON
Duxbury
East Bridgewater – Pcts. 1, 2, 3
Halifax
Hanover
Hanson
Hingham
Hull
Marshfield
Norwell
Plympton
Rockland
Scituate
Whitman

Norfolk County

Braintree – Pcts. 3A, 3B, 4A, 4B, 5A, 5B, 6A, 6B
Cohasset
Holbrook
QUINCY
Weymouth

Suffolk County

BOSTON –

Wd. 1, Pct. 15;
Wd. 3, Pcts. 7;
Wd. 4, Pcts. 1, 3, 4;
Wds 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17;
Wd. 18, Pcts. 1 – 8, 11-15, 21,22;
Wd. 19, Pcts. 1 – 9