Margaret Flory

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Margaret Flory
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Vermont Senate Rutland District
Incumbent
In office
2010 - present
Term ends
January 7, 2015
Years in position 1994
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$660.06/week
Per diem$107/day (non-commuter)
$61/day (commuter)
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
AppointedDecember 14, 2009
Appointed byJim Douglas, Governor of Vermont
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Vermont House of Representatives
1998-2010
Education
Associate'sSouthern Vermont College
Champlain College
Personal
BirthdayAugust 2, 1948
ProfessionAttorney
ReligionRoman Catholic
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Margaret K. Flory (b. August 2, 1948) is a Republican member of the Vermont State Senate, representing the Rutland District. She was first appointed to the chamber in January 2010. She was appointed on December 14, 2009, to replace Hull Maynard.

She previously served in the Vermont House of Representatives from 1998 until 2010, serving as House Minority Leader.

Biography

Flory earned her AS from Southern Vermont College in 1968. She also received an AS Degree from Champlain College in 1988.

Flory was a Secretary/Paralegal for the Richard A. Pearson Law Office from 1983 to 1991. She then worked as a Law Clerk for the same law office from 1991 to 1995. She has worked for Pearson & Flory Limited Liability Company as an attorney since 1995.

Flory was a Town Agent for the Town of Pittsford in 1991. She then served the Town of Pittsford as a Selectman from 1992 to 1996, and she served as Chair of the Board of Selectmen from 1993 to 1996. Flory also served as the Pittsford Water Commissioner from 1994 to 1996.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Flory served on the following committees:

Vermont Committee Assignments, 2013
Institutions, Chair
Transportation
Judicial Retention
Judicial Rules
Administrative Rules

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Flory served on these committees:

Issues

Presidential preference

2012

See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

Margaret Flory endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [1]

Elections

2014

See also: Vermont State Senate elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Vermont State Senate will consist of a primary election on August 26, 2014, and a general election on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was June 12, 2014. Incumbent Eldred French and William Tracy Carris and Anissa Delauri are unopposed inthe Democratic primary. Incumbent Kevin Mullin, incumbent Peg Flory and Brian Collamore are unopposed in the Republican primary. Kelly Socia is running as a Vermont Politically Incorrect Party candidate.[2][3][4][5]

2012

See also: Vermont State Senate elections, 2012

Flory won re-election in the 2012 election for Vermont State Senate Rutland District. Flory was unopposed in the August 28 Republican primary and was unopposed in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[6]

2010

See also: Vermont State Senate elections, 2010

Flory was re-elected to the 21st District Seat (Rutland District) in 2010. She ran against Kevin Mullin (R), Thomas Deply (R), Cheryl Hooker (R), and Carolyn Schwalbe (R) in the primary. She defeated Thomas Deply (R), Cheryl Hooker (R), Bob Baird (D), William Cruikshank (I), and Dennis Morrisseau (I) in the general election on November 2, 2010.[6]

Vermont State Senate, Rutland District, General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Kevin J. Mullin (R) 9,959
Green check mark transparent.png Bill Carris (D) 9,786
Green check mark transparent.png Margaret "Peg" Flory (R) 5,674
Thomas Depoy (R) 8,569
Bob Baird (D) 7,973
Cheryl Hooker (D) 7,500
Dennis Morrisseau (I) 1,014
William Cruikshank, Jr. (I) 931

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Flory is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Flory raised a total of $5,505 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 20, 2013.[7]

Margaret Flory's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Vermont State Senate, District Rutland Won $530
2010 Vermont State Senate, District Rutland Won $4,975
Grand Total Raised $5,505

2012

Flory won re-election to the Vermont State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Flory raised a total of $530.
Vermont State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Margaret Flory's campaign in 2012
Total Raised in 2012$530
Source:Follow the Money

2010

In 2010, Flory received $4,975 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[8]

Vermont State Senate 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Margaret Flory's campaign in 2010
Corrections Corp Of America$500
Jim Douglas For Gov$500
Green Mountain Republican Senate Cmte$400
AT&T$300
Broughton, Lenore F$300
Total Raised in 2010 $4,975

Voting record

2011-2012

The Ethan Allen Institute, a Vermont-based free-market public policy research and education organization, released its biennial publication, the Vermont Voters' Report Card, for the years 2011-2012. The report showed how Vermont legislators in the state House and state Senate voted on key issues important to the Institute.[9] Here's how Flory voted on the selected bills:

Vermont Voters Scorecard, 2011-2012
National Popular Vote Green Mountain Care Green Mountain Care Green Mountain Care Tax Bill Free Speech Health Exchange CVPS Rebate Cloud Computing
N Y Y N N N N Y Y

Personal

Flory and her husband, Joseph, have three children.

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