Republican New York State Senator Roy McDonald has SHATTERED party lines in support of gay marriage -- telling reporters, "F**k it, I don't care what you think. I'm trying to do the right… READ MORE >
Roy J. McDonald is a Republican politician and member of the New York State Senate, representing the 43rd district (all of Rensselaer and part of Saratoga Counties). Before being elected to the Senate on November 4, 2008, he had served in the New York State Assembly since 2002, representing the 112th District. For 23 years, he was Town and County Supervisor for the Town of Wilton, New York and at the end of his tenure was Chairman of the Saratoga County Board of Supervisors. McDonald grew up in Lansingburgh, New York and attended public schools. He earned his Associate's degree from Hudson Valley Community College in Troy, New York and moved on to State University of New York at Oneonta, where he earned his Master's Degree. A veteran, McDonald served as part of the US Army's 1st Cavalry Division in the Vietnam War. Roy and his wife, Angelina Zaccagnino-McDonald, are the parents of three daughters.