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Lou Tobacco
New York State Assembly District 62
Former Member
In office
2007 - 2013
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First electedMarch 2007
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sState University of New York, Albany
Lou Tobacco is a former Republican member of the New York State Assembly, representing District 62 from March 2007 to 2013.


Tobacco earned his B.A. in Political Science from State University of New York Albany. His professional experience includes assistant director of contract oversight, Borough of Staten Island; legislative aide for New York State Assembly's Intern Program; senior professional healthcare representative for Pfizer Incorporated; summer intern for Staten Island Borough President Guy Molinari; and congressional intern for United States Representative Guy Molinari.[1]

Committee assignments


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Tobacco served on the following committees:


In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Tobacco served on the following committees:



See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2010

Tobacco ran unopposed in the September 14 Republican primary. Tobacco defeated Albert Albanese (D) in the general election on November 2.[2] In addition to his slot on the Republican Party ticket, he was also listed as a candidate of the Independence Party of New York State and the Conservative Party.

New York State Assembly, District 62 2010
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Lou Tobacco (R) 22,856
Albert Albanese (D) 6,179


See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2008

On November 4, 2008, Tobacco won re-election to the New York State Assembly, District 62, defeating opponent Albert Albanese (D).

Tobacco raised $65,690 for his campaign while Albanese raised $4,947.[3]

New York State Assembly, District 62 2008
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Lou Tobacco (R) 30,410
Albert Albanese (D) 11,816

Campaign donors


In 2010, Tobacco received $53,762 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[4]

New York State Assembly 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Lou Tobacco's campaign in 2010
Magic Garden Productions$2,500
A Toys LLC$2,000
Leider, Andrew B$1,500
Staten Island Terminal LLC$1,300
Fossella, Aldo$1,000
Total Raised in 2010 $53,762


In 2008, a year in which Tobacco was up for re-election, he collected $65,690 in donations.[5]

The major contributors were:

Donor Amount
Eugene Mosiello $3,500
Joseph Suarez $2,000
Amalgamated Transit Union New York $2,000
New York State Association of Realtors $1,500
John Guiffre $1,500


Presidential preference


See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

Lou Tobacco endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [6]


Tobacco and his wife, Jennifer, have two children; Madison and Christian.

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Political offices
Preceded by
New York Assembly District 62
Succeeded by
Joseph Borelli (R)