|New York State Assembly District 60|
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| Term in office ended|
|Profession||Legal Counsel, South Beach Civic Association|
Hyer-Spencer is legal counsel for South Beach Civic Association. Her other professional experiences include legal director of My Sisters Place; attorney for New York City's Administration for Children's Services; and an attorney in private practice.
Hyer-Spencer earned her M.A. in social science and public policy from the City University of New York; J.D. from City University of New York; and attended MSW, Social Welfare Policy and Administration. She is married to Douglas Spencer.
- See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2010
Hyer-Spencer ran unopposed in the September 14 Democratic primary. In addition to running on the Democratic ticket, she was also listed as a candidate of the Independence Party of New York State, and Working Families Party. She was defeated by challenger Nicole Malliotakis (R) in the general election on November 2.
On November 4, 2008, Hyer-Spencer won re-election to the New York State Assembly, District 60, defeating opponent Joseph Cammarata (R).
Hyer-Spencer raised $117,526 for her campaign while Cammarata raised $31,719.
|New York State Assembly, District 60 2008|
|Janele Hyer-Spencer (D)||20,077|
|Joseph Cammarata (R)||16,620|
In 2008, a year in which Hyer-Spencer was up for re-election, she collected $117,526 in donations.
The major contributors were:
|Empire State Pride Agenda||$3,800|
|1199 SEIU United Health care Workers East||$3,800|
|New York State Laborers||$3,800|
|New York State Trial Lawyers||$3,800|
|New York State Public Employees Federation||$3,800|
|Eleanor Roosevelt Legacy Committee||$3,800|
- Aging Committee, New York Assembly
- Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Committee, New York Assembly
- Energy Committee, New York Assembly
- Insurance Committee, New York Assembly
- Subcommittee on Insurer Investments and Market Practices in Underserved Areas
- New York Assembly - Rep. Janele Hyer-Spencer
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2006, 2004
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