Michael J. Soter
Representative Soter Making A Difference
Currently serving his first term, State Representative Mike Soter has emerged as a powerful voice for his communities and economic justice.
Representative Michael J. Soter currently serves as the State Representative for Massachusetts’s 8th Worcester District. Mike represents the towns of Bellingham, Blackstone, Millville, and Uxbridge.
After being sworn in on January 2nd, 2019, Representative Soter was eager to get to work serving his constituents and making a difference on Beacon Hill. Representative Soter is focused on the issues that directly affect his district.
He is consistently working to ensure proper funding for school districts, maintaining infrastructure, and improving public safety for the broader constituency of the 8th Worcester District: Bellingham, Blackstone, Millville, & Uxbridge. As a member of the Joint Committee on Public Health, Committee on Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities, Committee on Economic Development and Emerging Technologies, and the Committee on Municipalities and Regional Government. Mike is well versed on a wide variety of topics.
Dedicated to being accessible to his constituents, Mike regularly holds open office hours throughout the four towns and is consistently seen at local events. He regularly hosts constituents and town officials at the statehouse to advocate for legislation and often coordinates visits to celebrate the accomplishments of student groups of a wide variety.
Prior to being elected to the Massachusetts Legislature, Representative Soter served an impactful seven-year career on the Board of Selectmen for the town of Bellingham, serving as the board's Chairman for his last three years. In addition to his significant experience in local politics, Mike has also built a solid foundation as a successful businessman, bringing a unique mindset set to the State House.