|New York Senate District 49|
|1977 - present|
|January 1, 2015|
|Years in position||36|
|Per diem||$171/full day; $61/half day|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 2, 1976|
|Next election||November 4, 2014|
|New York State Senate District 44|
|Bachelor's||State University of New York|
|Associate's||Mohawk Valley Community College|
|Birthday||November 26, 1932|
|Place of birth||Watertown, NY|
He previously represented District 44 in the New York State Senate from 1977 to 2013. Farley was Council Member/Majority Leader for the Town of Niskayuna from 1970 to 1976. He served as Majority Conference Secretary from 1993 to 1994 and in 1995 he served as Senate Majority Whip.
Farley earned his A.S. from Mohawk Valley Community College, his B.S. from the State University of New York at Albany and his J.D. from American University School of Law. His professional experience includes working as as an attorney, an author, a high school teacher and as a Professor/Law Area Coordinator for the School of Business of the University at Albany from 1965 to 2000. Farley served in the United States Army from 1954 to 1955.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Farley served on the following committees:
|New York Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Banks, Vice Chair|
|• Social Services|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Farley served on these committees:
|New York Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Banks, Vice Chair|
|• Social Services|
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Farley served on these committees:
|New York Committee Assignments, 2009|
- See also: New York State Senate elections, 2012
Farley ran in the 2012 election for New York State Senate District 49. He ran unopposed in the Republican primary on September 13, 2012; he also ran on the Conservative Party and Independence Party of New York State tickets. Farley defeated Madelyn C. Thorne (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|New York State Senate, District 49, General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Hugh Farley Incumbent||60.1%||69,861|
|Democratic||Madelyn C. Thorne||39.9%||46,415|
|New York State Senate, General Election Results, District 44 (2010)|
|Hugh Farley (R)||61,771|
|Susan Savage (D)||34,433|
On November 4, 2008 Hugh Farley won the election for New York State Senate, District 44 with 78,178 votes.
Farley raised $229,836 for his campaign.
|New York State Senate, District 44 (2008)|
|Hugh Farley (R)||78,178|
|Fred Goodman (D)||37,240|
|BK Kermati (WOR)||2,798|
Comprehensive donor information for Hugh Farley is available dating back to 1998. Based on available campaign finance records, Hugh Farley raised a total of $3,155,294 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 23, 2013.
|Hugh Farley's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||New York State Senate, District 49||$156,171|
|2010||New York State Senate, District 44||$202,284|
|2008||New York State Senate, District 44||$229,836|
|2006||New York State Senate, District 44||$220,528|
|2004||New York State Senate, District 44||$169,960|
|2002||New York State Senate, District 44||$393,450|
|2000||New York State Senate, District 44||$1,696,438|
|1998||New York State Senate, District 44||$86,627|
|Grand Total Raised||$3,155,294|
2012Hugh Farley won re-election to the New York State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Hugh Farley raised a total of $156,171.
|New York State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Hugh Farley's campaign in 2012|
|New York State United Teachers||$10,300|
|New Yorkers for Better Libraries||$9,500|
|New York State Correctional Officers||$8,000|
|New York State Independent Bankers Association||$6,700|
|Golub, Neil M||$3,500|
|Total Raised in 2012||$156,171|
|Source:Follow the Money|
Listed below are the largest contributors to Farley's 2010 campaign.
|New York State Senate 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Hugh Farley's campaign in 2010|
|New York State Public Employees Federation||$5,700|
|Friends for Winner||$5,000|
|Friends of Betty Little||$5,000|
|Total Raised in 2010||$202,284|
Listed below are the five largest contributors to Hugh Farley's 2008 campaign.
|New York State Independent Bankers Association||$7,500|
|New York State Correctional Officers||$5,800|
|New York State United Teachers||$5,650|
|1199 SEIU United Healthcare Workers East||$5,000|
|Financial Service Centers of New York||$4,900|
Farley and his wife, Sharon, have three children.
This section displays the most recent stories in a Google News search for the term "Hugh + Farley + New York + Senate"
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- Grisanti signs on as co-sponsor of Knockout Game Deterrent Act - Niagara Frontier Publications
- Lawmakers Seek New Laws to Deter ?Knock-Out Game? - Afro American
- Tom Drake: Cullman's living legend - Cullman Times Online
- Cyber security conference held On Griffiss - The Rome Observer
- You Paid For It: Prostate Cancer Research Fund - WRGB
- Lawmakers Vs. "Knockout Game" - WAMC
- Governor enacts law creating Genesee and Orleans Veterans' Memorial Highway - The Daily News Online
- Cuomo to decide on expanding tax credits for film industry - Buffalo News
- Veto sets back local film plans - Albany Times Union
- Military families will now get flags flown at half-staff at NY Capitol - Syracuse.com
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- Official New York State Senate website
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2012, 2010, 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002, 2000, 1998
- ↑ State of New York, State Board of Elections, "Candidate Petition List," retrieved August 9, 2012.
- ↑ New York Times NY state legislative election results
- ↑ 2008 Follow the Money's report on Hugh's 2008 campaign contributions
- ↑ followthemoney.org, "Sharer, William" Accessed September 23, 2013
- ↑ Follow the Money "Farley's 2010 Campaign contributions
David Valesky (D)
|New York State Senate District 49
| Succeeded by|
|New York State Senate District 44
| Succeeded by|
Neil Breslin (D)