Difference between revisions of "Patricia Ritchie"

From Ballotpedia
Jump to: navigation, search
m (Text replace - "" Accessed" to "" accessed")
Line 141: Line 141:
|year = 2010
|year = 2010
|Editdate = September 23, 2013
|Editdate = September 23, 2013
|link =<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=147333 ''followthemoney.org,'' "Ritchie, Patricia" Accessed September 23, 2013]</ref>
|link =<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=147333 ''followthemoney.org,'' "Ritchie, Patricia" accessed September 23, 2013]</ref>
|party = Republican
|party = Republican
|totalraised2012 = 240704
|totalraised2012 = 240704

Revision as of 01:51, 25 June 2014

Patricia Ritchie
Patricia Ritchie.jpg
New York Senate District 48
In office
2011 - present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 4
Base salary$79,500/year
Per diem$172/full day; $61/half day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
ProfessionCounty Clerk
Office website
Patricia 'Patty' Ritchie is a Republican member of the New York State Senate, representing District 48. She was first elected to the chamber in 2010.


She attended both Mater Dei College and SUNY Potsdam. Her professional experience includes being elected to the position of St. Lawrence County Clerk, a position she held for over ten years.

Committee assignments


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.[1]

New York State Senate, District 48, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngPatricia Ritchie Incumbent 69.9% 66,016
     Democratic Amy M. Tresidder 30.1% 28,470
Total Votes 94,486


See also: New York State Senate elections, 2010

Ritchie ran unopposed in the September 14 Republican primary. Ritchie defeated incumbent Darrel Aubertine (D) in the general election on November 2.[2]

New York State Senate, General Election Results, District 48 (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Patricia Ritchie (R) 38,508
Darrel Aubertine (D) 34,712

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Patricia Ritchie is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Patricia Ritchie raised a total of $1,021,511 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 23, 2013.[3]

Patricia Ritchie's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 New York State Senate, District 48 Won $240,704
2010 New York State Senate, District 48 Won $780,807
Grand Total Raised $1,021,511


Patricia Ritchie won re-election to the New York State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Patricia Ritchie raised a total of $240,704.


In 2010, Ritchie raised a total of $780,807 in campaign contributions.[4]

Her three largest campaign contributors in 2010 were:

Donor Amount
Senate Republican Campaign Cmte of New York $485,000
Digiworks Media Inc $10,750
Erenberg, Donald S $9,850


Ritchie lives in Oswegatchie with her husband, Tom. They have three children and one grandchild.

Recent news

Know more information about this profile?
Submit a bio

This section displays the most recent stories in a Google News search for the term "Patricia + Ritchie + New York + Senate"

All stories may not be relevant to this legislator due to the nature of the search engine.

Patricia Ritchie News Feed

  • Loading...

See also

External links

Suggest a link


Political offices
Preceded by
Darrel Aubertine (D)
New York State Senate District 48
Succeeded by