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Margaret Flory
Margaret Flory.jpg
Vermont Senate Rutland District
In office
2010 - present
Term ends
January 7, 2015
Years in position 1995
Base salary$604.79/week
Per diem$162/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
Associate'sSouthern Vermont College
Champlain College
Date of birthAugust 2, 1948
ReligionRoman Catholic
Office website
Margaret 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.[1]

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


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


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

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


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


Presidential preference


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

Margaret Flory endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [2]



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.[3]


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.[4]

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


Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.


In 2010, Flory received $4,975 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[5]


Flory and her husband, Joseph, have three children.

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