Paul Donato, Sr.

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Paul Donato, Sr.
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Massachusetts House of Representatives, Thirty-Fifth Middlesex
Incumbent
In office
2001 - present
Term ends
January 7, 2015
Years in position 13
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$61,133/year
Per diem$10 - $100/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2000
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Personal
BirthdayOctober 27, 1941
Place of birthBoston, Massachusetts
ProfessionPresident, Venice Association
ReligionCatholic
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Paul Donato, Sr. (b. October 27, 1941) is a Democratic member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives, representing the Thirty-Fifth Middlesex district. He was first elected to the chamber in 2000.

As of 2013, Donato is Chairman of the Medford Democratic City Committee. He served on the Medford City Council from 1976 to 1985, and 1996 to 2001.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Massachusetts Committee Assignments, 2013
Ethics

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Donato served on the following committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Donato served on the following committees:

Election history

2012

See also: Massachusetts House of Representatives elections, 2012

Donato won re-election in the 2012 election for Massachusetts House of Representatives Thirty-Fifth Middlesex District. Donato was unopposed in the September 6 Democratic primary and was unopposed in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2]

2010

See also: Massachusetts House of Representatives elections, 2010

Donato won re-election to the Thirty-fifth Middlesex Seat in 2010. He had no primary opposition. He defeated Karla Romero (I) in the general election on November 2, 2010.[3]

Massachusetts House of Representatives General Election, Thirty-fifth Middlesex District (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Paul Donato, Sr. (D) 9,306
Karla Romero (I) 2,887

2008

On November 4, 2008, Donato won re-election to the Massachusetts House of Representatives, Thirty-Fifth Middlesex, unopposed. [4]

Donato raised $194,587 for his campaign.[5]

Massachusetts State House of Representatives, Thirty-Fifth Middlesex (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Paul J Donato, Sr. (D) 13,240
All Others 247
Blanks 3,900

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, Donato received $128,962 in campaign donations. The largest donors are listed below.[6]

Massachusetts House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Paul Donato, Sr.'s campaign in 2010
Flanagan, Edward M$1,000
Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 537$1,000
Massachusetts State Council Of Service Employees$1,000
Retired Public Employees$1,000
Massachusetts Psychiatric Society$1,000
Total Raised in 2010 $128,962

Personal

Donato has served as President of the Venice Association, Director of Triangle Incorporated, and member of the Elks, Irish American Club, Knights of Columbus, Kiwanis Club of Medford, and the Sons of Italy.

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Massachusetts House of Representatives Middlesex 35
2001–present
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