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John Bonacic
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New York Senate District 42
Incumbent
In office
1999 - present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 15
PartyRepublican
Leadership
Deputy Republican Conference Leader for State/Federal Relations
2014-present
Compensation
Base salary$79,500/year
Per diem$172/full day; $61/half day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 3, 1998
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
New York State Assembly
1990 to 1998
Education
Bachelor'sIona College
J.D.Fordham University
Personal
BirthdayJune 14, 1942
Place of birthNew York City, NY
ProfessionAttorney
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
John J. Bonacic (b. June 14, 1942) is a Republican member of the New York State Senate, representing District 42. He was first elected to the chamber in 1998. He is currently serving as Deputy Republican Conference Leader for State/Federal Relations. He previously served as Deputy Republican Whip.

Bonacic served in the Orange County Legislature from 1972 to 1989. He served as Majority Leader from 1983 to 1987 and as Chairman from 1988 to 1989. He then served in the New York State Assembly from 1990 to 1998.

Biography

Bonacic earned his B.A. in Economics from Iona College in 1964 and his J.D. from Fordham University School of Law in 1968. His professional experience includes working as an Assistant District Attorney for Orange County and working for Orange and Rockland Utilities. He is currently counsel for Bonacic LoBiondo & Krahulik, Limited Liability Partnership.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Bonacic served on the following committees:

New York Committee Assignments, 2013
Judiciary, Chair
Racing, Gaming and Wagering, Chair
Rules
Finance
Housing, Construction and Community Development
Banks
Children and Families
Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities
Alcoholism and Drug Abuse
Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks and Recreation

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Bonacic served on these committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Bonacic served on these committees:

Elections

2012

See also: New York State Senate elections, 2012

Bonacic ran in the 2012 election for New York State Senate District 42. 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. Bonacic was unchallenged in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[1]

New York State Senate, District 42, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Bonacic 100% 72,374
Total Votes 72,374

2010

Bonacic was unopposed in the Republican primary. He defeated David Sager (D) in the general election. He ran as a member of the Republican, Independence, and Conservative party.[2]

New York State Senate, General Election Results, District 42 (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png John Bonacic (R) 52,533
David Sager (D) 35,745

2008

On November 4, 2008, John Bonacic ran unopposed and won the election for New York State Senate, District 42 with 66,736 votes.

Bonacic raised $412,068 for his campaign.[3]

New York State Senate, District 42 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png John Bonacic (R) 66,736

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for John Bonacic is available dating back to 1998. Based on available campaign finance records, John Bonacic raised a total of $2,953,092 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 23, 2013.[4]

John Bonacic's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 New York State Senate, District 42 Won $477,958
2010 New York State Senate, District 42 Won $348,308
2008 New York State Senate, District 42 Won $412,068
2006 New York State Senate, District 42 Won $696,497
2004 New York State Senate, District 42 Won $361,834
2002 New York State Senate, District 42 Won $332,673
2000 New York State Senate, District 40 Won $199,339
1998 New York State Senate, District 40 Won $124,415
Grand Total Raised $2,953,092

2012

John Bonacic won re-election to the New York State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, John Bonacic raised a total of $477,958.
New York State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to John Bonacic's campaign in 2012
Regan, Larry$11,850
New York State Trial Lawyers$11,300
New York Gaming Association$11,197
Seiu Local 6$10,300
New York State Public Employees Federation$10,300
Total Raised in 2012$477,958
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Listed below are the largest contributors to Bonacic's 2010 campaign.[5]

New York State Senate 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to John Bonacic's campaign in 2010
Scott Clark$10,000
Alan Gerry$10,000
New York State Trial Lawyers$9,500
Lawrence Regan$8,250
Laborers Local 17$6,800
Total Raised in 2010 $348,308

2008

Listed below are the five largest contributors to John Bonacic's 2008 campaign.

Donor Amount
Lincoln Park Lofts Urban Renewal $10,500
New York State Trial Lawyers $9,500
Laborers Local 17 $8,900
New York State Correctional Officers $8,450
HUDSONVALLEYGOLFCOM $6,000

Personal

Bonacic and his wife, Pat, have two children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
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New York State Senate District 42
1999–present
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