|Vermont House of Representatives, Rutland-1|
|2003 - Present|
|January 7, 2015|
|Years in position||11|
|Per diem||$107/day (non-commuter) |
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
Donaghy attended Niagra University. He then earned his AAS in Police Science from Nassau Community College in 1977. He later received his B.A. in Criminal Justice Management from Adelphi University in 1979.
Donaghy was a Police Officer/Detective for the New York Police Department from 1963 to 1984. He then worked as Chief of Detectives from 1980 to 1984. From 1984 to 1994, he was owner and manager of Lenny's Steak House. Donaghy then worked as a Senior Investigator for the Law Firm of Elovich and Adell from 1995 to 2000.
He also served as the Chair of the Town of Poultney Republican Party from 2007 to 2008.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Donaghy served on the following committees:
|Vermont Committee Assignments, 2013|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Donaghy served on these committees:
|Vermont Committee Assignments, 2011|
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Donaghy served on these committees:
|Vermont Committee Assignments, 2009|
Donaghy won re-election in the 2012 election for Vermont House of Representatives Rutland 1. Donaghy was unopposed in the August 28 Republican primary and was unopposed in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
Comprehensive donor information for Donaghy is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Donaghy raised a total of $320 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 24, 2013.
|Andrew Donaghy's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Vermont State House, District Rutland-1||$0|
|2010||Vermont State House, District Rutland-1-1||$320|
|Grand Total Raised||$320|
2012Donaghy won re-election to the Vermont House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Donaghy raised a total of $0.
|Vermont House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Andrew Donaghy's campaign in 2012|
|Total Raised in 2012||$0|
|Source:Follow the Money|
In 2010, a year in which Donaghy was up for election, he collected $320 in donations.
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|Vermont Voters Scorecard, 2011-2012|
|Health Provider Tax||Green Mountain Care||Education Taxation||Green Mountain Care||Property Rate Tax||Health Exchange||Green Mountain Care||Renewable Portfolio||CVPS Rebate|
Donaghy and his wife, Joan Guzdek, have five children.
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