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Pat McDonald
Former candidate for
Vermont State Senate, Washington District
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Vermont House of Representatives Washington 3-3
Date of birthJuly 8, 1943
Pat McDonald (b. July 8, 1943) was a 2014 Republican candidate for Washington District of the Vermont State Senate.[1]

McDonald was a Republican member of the Vermont House of Representatives, representing Washington-3-3.


McDonald worked for CIBA-GEIGY Corporation from 1969 to 1988. She then worked as the Vice President of Human Resources/Regulatory Management for Merchants Bank from 1988 to 1991.

McDonald served as Commissioner of Personnel for the State of Vermont from 1991 to 2007. She then joined the Vermont State House of Representatives in 2007. She has served in that position since. She currently serves as Assistant Minority Leader. McDonald also currently serves as Chair of the Town of Berlin Selectboard.



See also: Vermont State Senate elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Vermont State Senate took place in 2014. A primary election took place on August 26, 2014. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was June 12, 2014. Washington has three state senators. Incumbent Ann Cummings, incumbent Anthony Pollina and Sandra Gaffney were unopposed in the Democratic primary, while incumbent William Doyle, Pat McDonald and Dexter Lefavour were unopposed in the Republican primary.[2][3][4][1] Cummings, Doyle and Pollina defeated Lafavour, McDonald and Gaffney in the general election.[5]

Vermont State Senate Washington District, General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngWilliam "Bill" Doyle Incumbent 21.3% 11,275
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngAnn Cummings Incumbent 21.1% 11,167
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngAnthony Pollina* Incumbent 19.8% 10,474
     Republican Pat McDonald 16.5% 8,731
     Republican Dexter Lefavour 11% 5,823
     Democratic Sandra "Sandy" Gaffney** 10.2% 5,408
Total Votes 52,878

*Pollina appeared on the ballot as both a Progressive and Democratic nominee.
**Gaffney appeared on the ballot as both a Progressive and Democratic nominee.


See also: Vermont House of Representatives elections, 2010

McDonald did not run for re-election to the Washington 3-3 District in 2010.

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Preceded by
Vermont House of Representatives Washington 3-3
Succeeded by
Patti J. Lewis