Patricia Eddington

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Patricia Eddington
Town Clerk of Brookhaven, New York
Incumbent
Assumed office
2010
Member of the New York State Assembly
from the 3rd district
In office
2001–2009
Preceded by Debra Mazzarelli
Succeeded by Dean Murray
Personal details
Born 1947/1948 (age 65–66)[1]
Queens, New York[2]
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Jack Eddington[2]
Children two: Kerri, Brian[2]
Residence Medford, New York[2]
Alma mater Suffolk County Community College
SUNY Stony Brook[3]
Website PatriciaEddington.com

Patricia A. Eddington (born 1947/1948[1][2]) served from 2001 through 2009 in the New York State Assembly, representing District 3 which comprises Patchogue, Medford, Coram and Yaphank, among other neighboring communities within Suffolk County, New York. She stepped down from the Assembly after winning an election for Town Clerk of Brookhaven, New York in November 2009.[1][3]

Education and career[edit]

Eddington received an associate's degree in Women's Studies from Suffolk County Community College. She continued her education at SUNY Stony Brook, earning a bachelor's degree in Political Science and a master's degree from its School of Social Welfare. Eddington is licensed by New York State as a Clinical Social Worker.[3]

She was a social worker for the Islip School District.[2] Eddington served on the Patchogue-Medford Board of Education from 1980–1989, after which she served on the Patchogue-Medford Library Board.

Eddington was first elected to the state legislature in 2000, where she was Chairwoman of the Libraries and Education Technology Committee within the Assembly, in addition to serving as a member of the Health, Higher Education and Governmental Operations committees.

She currently serves as Town Clerk for Brookhaven, a position she was elected to in 2009.[3] She is also an Associate Professor of Philosophy and Women's Studies at Suffolk County Community College.[3]

Family[edit]

Eddington resides in Medford, New York. She is married to Suffolk County legislator Jack Eddington. They have two children, Kerri and Brian.[2]

Election results[edit]

Patricia A. Eddington (DEM - IND - WOR) ... 21,366
Leah M. Jefferson (REP - CON - RTL) ... 20,730
Patricia A. Eddington (DEM - IND - WOR) ... 14,222
Lee Snead (REP - CON - RTL) ... 13,141
Patricia A. Eddington (DEM - IND - WOR) ... 29,360
Frederick Hall (REP - CON) ... 16,747
Patricia A. Eddington (DEM - IND - WOR) ... 17,037
Scott J. Salimando (REP - CON) ... 9,819
Patricia A. Eddington (DEM - IND - WOR) ... 30,334
Scott J. Salimando (REP - CON) ... 16,512

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Brookhaven Town clerk: Patricia A. Eddington, Democratic". Newsday. October 28, 2009. Retrieved March 5, 2011. "Eddington, 61, of Medford, also is running on the Independence and Working Families lines. She represents the 3rd Assembly District in Suffolk County. If elected, she said, she would step down from her Assembly seat." 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g "New York (NY) State Assembly Member Patricia A. Eddington". Freedom Speaks. Retrieved March 5, 2011. 
  3. ^ a b c d e "Patricia Eddington, Town Clerk". Town of Brookhaven, New York. Retrieved March 5, 2011. 
  4. ^ "General Election Results, State Assembly: November 7, 2000" (PDF). New York State Board of Elections. December 11, 2000. Retrieved April 14, 2011. 
  5. ^ "General Election Results, State Assembly: November 5, 2002" (PDF). New York State Board of Elections. December 13, 2002. Retrieved April 14, 2011. 
  6. ^ "General Election Results, State Assembly: November 2, 2004" (PDF). New York State Board of Elections. December 6, 2004. Retrieved April 14, 2011. 
  7. ^ "General Election Results, State Assembly: November 7, 2006" (PDF). New York State Board of Elections. December 14, 2006. Retrieved April 14, 2011. 
  8. ^ "General Election Results, State Assembly: November 4, 2008" (PDF). New York State Board of Elections. December 4, 2008. Retrieved April 14, 2011. 

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New York Assembly
Preceded by
Debra Mazzarelli
New York State Assembly, 3rd District
2001–2009
Succeeded by
L. Dean Murray