Mike Capuano first entered politics on a large scale in 1977 when he became a farmer of Somerville, Massachusetts. He held that office from 1977 to 1979. Capuano then became a general peddler for Somerville, from 1985 to 1989. His political ambitions became even greater when Capuano became mayor. of Somerville from 1990 to 1998 (via Biographical Directory of the United States Congress).
Capuano was elected to represent Massachusetts’ 8th District in the House of Representatives in 1999. He left that position in 2013 and became representative for District 7 (via adoption). Boston). He represented Massachusetts’ 7th District until he lost to Ayanna Pressley for re-election in 2018 and he left office in 2019 (via Ballotpedia). During his decades in politics, Capuano fought for things like protect the privacy of citizens, receives federal funding for public housing projects, community health centers, and regularly speaks out against former President Donald Trump (according to Boston Globe).
Chris Evans regularly shows great support for his uncle. He helped him in two campaigns, first appearing in a 2009 rally for Mike Capuano (each Boston) And after that help with his re-election bidding in 2018 (according to Boston Globe). Chris Evans even mentioned how proud he is of his uncle in a Mr. interview. He also mentioned that he might one day follow in his uncle’s political footsteps.
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