|Former candidate for|
|U.S. House, Vermont, At-Large District|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 4, 2014|
According to Donka's website, his campaign themes included:
- Unemployment: "We need to solve the problem of long term unemployment. This is one of the biggest obstacles to economic recovery."
- Economy: "We need to work to lower gas and fuel prices that are stifling our economic growth."
- Energy: " Our country is going to continue to use oil until effective alternative and affordable measures are available. In the meantime, let’s produce more and reduce our dependency on foreign oil."
Donka ran in the 2014 election for the U.S. House to represent Vermont's the At-Large Congressional District. Donka defeated Donald Russell and Donald Nolte in the Republican primary. Mark Donka lost the general election on November 4, 2014.
|U.S. House, Vermont's At-Large District General Election, 2014|
|Democratic||Peter Welch Incumbent||63.2%||121,916|
|Liberty Union Party||Matthew Andrews||1.5%||2,945|
|Energy Independence Party||Jerry Trudell||1.8%||3,497|
|Source: Vermont Secretary of State Vote totals above are unofficial and will be updated once official totals are made available.|
|U.S. House, Vermont At-Large District Republican Primary, 2014|
|Source: Results via Associated Press|
On Wednesday, August 27, Donka took to Twitter to express his frustration with the secretary of state.
Donka ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent Vermont's at-large District. He ran unopposed in the Republican primary on August 28, 2012. He faced Peter Welch (D), James Desrochers (I), and Andre LaFramboise (VoteKISS) in the general election on November 6, 2012. Donka was defeated by incumbent Peter Welch.
|U.S. House, Vermont At-Large District General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||Peter Welch Incumbent||72%||208,600|
|Source: Vermont Board of Elections "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"|
Donka is married to Betsy; they have two children together.
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- Mark Donka for VT, "Home," accessed April 29, 2014 (dead link)
- Associated Press, "Vermont - Summary Vote Results," accessed August 28, 2014
- Mark Donka for Congress, "The Issues," accessed September 12, 2012
- Vermont Elections, "Official primary candidate list"
- Politico, "2012 Election Map, Vermont"
- Mark Donka for Congress, "About Mark," accessed September 12, 2012