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|Retired office holder|
|Connecticut State Senate District 27|
|2003 - 2011|
McDonald was on the Stamford Board of Representatives from the Cove from 1993 to 1995.
He earned his B.A. in Government from Cornell University. He went on to receive his J.D. from the University of Connecticut School of Law.
McDonald was Managing Editor for the Connecticut Journal of International Law. He worked as Director of Legal Affairs for the City of Stamford from 1999 to 2002. He also worked as Corporation Counsel for the City of Stamford during this time. He is currently Litigation Partner for Pullman and Comley, Limited Liability Company.
Prior to leaving the senate, McDonald served on the following committees:
- Education Committee, Connecticut Senate
- Finance Committee, Connecticut Senate
- Judiciary Committee, Connecticut Senate
- Transportation Committee, Connecticut Senate
- See also: Connecticut State Senate elections, 2010
McDonald ran for re-election to the 27th District seat in 2010. He had no primary opposition. He defeated Bob Kolenberg (R) in the November 2 general election.
|Connecticut State Senate, District 27 General Election (2010)|
|Andrew McDonald (D)||14,750|
|Bob Kolenberg (R)||10,321|
|Connecticut State Senate, District 27 (2008)|
|Andrew McDonald (D)||25,946|
|David Bedell (Write-in)||5|
In 2008, McDonald collected $40,168 in donations.
His five largest contributors in 2008 were:
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- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative Profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2010, 2008 2006 2004 2002
- CT Post, "Special elections mean more expenses, more rhetoric," January 9, 2011
- West Hartford Patch, "Feb. 18 the Deadline to Register to Vote in Special Election," January 20, 2011
- Connecticut Secretary of State, "2008 General Election Results," November 4, 2008
- 2008 contributions to Andrew McDonald
|Connecticut State Senate - District 27
| Succeeded by|
Carlo Leone (D)