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Margaret Doherty
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Oregon House of Representatives District 35
Incumbent
In office
2009-Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 5
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$22,596/year
Per diem$129/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
AppointedSeptember 21, 2009
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sPortland State University
Master'sLewis and Clark College
Personal
ProfessionBusiness Owner
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Margaret Doherty is a Democratic member of the Oregon House of Representatives, representing District 35. She was first appointed to the chamber on September 21, 2009, to replace Representative Larry Galizio, who resigned.

Biography

Doherty earned her bachelor's degree in Speech Communications/Theater from Portland State University and her master's degree from Lewis and Clark College. Her professional experience includes being the owner of a Floral Design Business and a retired teacher from Milwaukie High School. Doherty is a consultant for the Oregon Education Association and member of the Tigard Planning Commission.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Oregon Committee Assignments, 2013
Business and Labor, Chair
Consumer Protection and Government Efficiency
Transportation and Economic Development

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Doherty served on these committees:

Elections

2014

See also: Oregon House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Oregon House of Representatives took place in 2014. A primary election took place on May 20, 2014. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 11, 2014. Incumbent Margaret Doherty was unopposed in the Democratic primary. She also ran as a write-in candidate on the Republican party ticket. John S. Gerboth ran as a Libertarian candidate. Doherty defeated Gerboth in the general election.[2][3]

2012

See also: Oregon House of Representatives elections, 2012

Doherty won re-election in the 2012 election for Oregon House of Representatives District 35. Doherty was unopposed in the May 15 Democratic primary and defeated John Goodhouse (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[4][5][6]

Oregon House of Representatives, District 35, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMargaret Doherty Incumbent 60% 17,593
     Republican John Goodhouse 40% 11,753
Total Votes 29,346

2010

See also: Oregon House of Representatives elections, 2010

Doherty won re-election to District 35 in 2010. She had no primary opposition but was challenged by Gordon Fiddes in the general election which took place on November 2, 2010.[7][8]

Oregon State House, District 35
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Margaret Doherty (D) 12,991
Gordon Fiddes (R) 9,864

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Doherty is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Doherty raised a total of $168,072 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 13, 2013.[9]

Margaret Doherty's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Oregon State House, District 35 Won $90,175
2010 Oregon State House, District 35 Won $77,897
Grand Total Raised $168,072

2012

Doherty won re-election to the Oregon State House in 2012. During that election cycle, Doherty raised a total of $90,175.
Oregon State House 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Margaret Doherty's campaign in 2012
Oregon Health Care Association$9,500
Coalition for a Healthy Oregon$4,500
Doctors for Healthy Communities$3,000
Oregon State Fire Fighters Councils$2,500
Oregon Nurses Association$2,500
Total Raised in 2012$90,175
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Doherty won re-election to the Oregon State House in 2010. During that election cycle, Doherty raised a total of $77,897.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Larry Galizio
Oregon House of Representatives - District 35
2009–present
Succeeded by
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