Party affiliation: Republican
Richard R. Tisei, American former state legislator, realtor. Named Legislator of Year, The Young Men's Christian Association Massachusetts, 1993, Massachusetts Council Human Service Providers, 1994, Association Retarded Citizens & Massachusetts Development Disabilities Council, 1995; recipient Friend Taxpayer award, Citizens Ltd. Taxation, 1993.
- Former coordinator George Bush's Regional Campaign. Member District 22 Massachusetts House of Representatives, 1985—1990, 2nd assistant minority floor leader, 1993—1996. Member Middlesex & Essex District Massachusetts State Senate, 1991—2011, assistant minority floor leader, 1997—2006, minority floor leader, 2007—2011.