Margaret Doherty

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Margaret Doherty
Member of the Oregon House of Representatives
from the 35th[1] district
Incumbent
Assumed office
Appointed September 21, 2009
Preceded by Larry Galizio
Personal details
Nationality American
Political party Democratic
Alma mater Portland State University
Lewis & Clark College
Website margaretdoherty.com

Margaret Doherty[2] (born c. 1951) is an American politician and a Democratic member of the Oregon House of Representatives representing District 35 since her September 21, 2009 appointment by Multnomah and Washington County Commissioners to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Larry Galizio.[3]

Education[edit]

Doherty graduated from Portland State University and earned her master's degree from Lewis & Clark College.

Elections[edit]

  • 2012 Doherty was unopposed for both the May 15, 2012 Democratic Primary, winning with 4,668 votes,[4] and won the November 6, 2012 General election, winning with 17,593 votes (59.8%) against Republican nominee John Goodhouse.[5]
  • 2010 Doherty was unopposed for the May 18, 2010 Democratic Primary, winning with 4,475 votes,[6] and won the November 2, 2010 General election with 12,991 votes (56.7%) against Republican nominee Russell Fiddes.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Representative Margaret Doherty". Salem, Oregon: Oregon Legislative Assembly. Retrieved December 19, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Margaret Doherty's Biography". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved December 19, 2013. 
  3. ^ Cole, Michelle (September 21, 2009). "Doherty selected to replace Galizio in state House". The Oregonian. Retrieved December 19, 2013. 
  4. ^ "May 15, 2012, Primary Election Abstracts of Votes". Salem, Oregon: Oregon Secretary of State. p. 15. Retrieved December 19, 2013. 
  5. ^ "November 6, 2012, General Election Abstract of Votes". Salem, Oregon: Oregon Secretary of State. p. 18. Retrieved December 19, 2013. 
  6. ^ "May 18, 2010, Primary Election Abstracts of Votes". Salem, Oregon: Oregon Secretary of State. p. 18. Retrieved December 19, 2013. 
  7. ^ "November 2, 2010, General Election Abstracts of Votes". Salem, Oregon: Oregon Secretary of State. p. 8. Retrieved December 19, 2013. 

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