|New York Senate District 48|
|2011 - present|
|January 1, 2015|
|Years in position||2|
|Per diem||$171/full day; $61/half day|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 2, 2010|
|Next election||November 4, 2014|
She attended both Mater Dei College and SUNY Potsdam before being elected to the position of St. Lawrence county clerk, a position she held for over ten years.
She lives in Oswegatchie with her husband, Tom. They have three children and one grandchild.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Ritchie served on the following committees:
|New York Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Agriculture, Chair|
|• Alcoholism and Drug Abuse|
|• Civil Service and Pensions|
|• Crime Victims, Crime and Correction|
|• Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks and Recreation|
|• Energy and Telecommunications|
|• Local Government|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Ritchie served on these committees:
- See also: New York State Senate elections, 2012
Ritchie ran in the 2012 election for New York State Senate District 48. She ran unopposed in the Republican primary on September 13, 2012; she also ran on the Conservative Party and Independence Party of New York State tickets. Ritchie defeated Amy M. Tresidder (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|New York State Senate, District 48, General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Patricia Ritchie Incumbent||69.9%||66,016|
|Democratic||Amy M. Tresidder||30.1%||28,470|
- See also: New York State Senate elections, 2010
|New York State Senate, General Election Results, District 48 (2010)|
|Patricia Ritchie (R)||38,508|
|Darrel Aubertine (D)||34,712|
Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.
In 2010, Ritchie raised a total of $780,807 in campaign contributions.
Her three largest campaign contributors in 2010 were:
|Senate Republican Campaign Cmte of New York||$485,000|
|Digiworks Media Inc||$10,750|
|Erenberg, Donald S||$9,850|
Ritchie and her spouse Tom have three children.
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- Campaign Contributions: 2010
Darrel Aubertine (D)
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