Mark Gjonaj

From Ballotpedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Mark Gjonaj
Mark Gjonaj.jpg
New York State Assembly District 80
Incumbent
In office
January 1, 2013 - Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 1
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$79,500/year
Per diem$172/full day; $61/half day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sSt. John's University
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Mark Gjonaj is a Democratic member of the New York State Assembly, representing District 80. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Biography

Gjonaj earned his bachelor's degree from St. John's University. His professional experience includes serving as President of M.P. Realty Group Corporation.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

New York Committee Assignments, 2013
Banks
Local Governments
Real Property Taxation
Small Business
Tourism, Parks, Arts and Sports Development

Elections

2014

See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2014

Elections for the office of New York State Assembly will consist of a primary election on September 9, 2014, and a general election on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was July 10, 2014. Incumbent Mark Gjonaj is unopposed in the Democratic primary, while Robert Goodman is unopposed in the Republican primary. Goodman is also running on the Conservative Party ticket.[2]

2012

See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2012

Gjonaj ran in the 2012 election for New York State Assembly District 80. He defeated incumbent Naomi Rivera (who also ran on the Working Families Party ticket), Irene Estrada-Rukajand Adam R. Bermudez in the Democratic primary on September 13, 2012. He defeated Nicole J. Torres, Patrick A. McManusand William Edstrom in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[3][4][5]

New York State Assembly, District 80, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMark Gjonaj 79.1% 22,386
     Republican Nicole J. Torres 9.2% 2,600
     Working Families Party Naomi Rivera Incumbent 7.7% 2,186
     Conservative Patrick A. McManus 3% 861
     Green William Edstrom 1% 274
Total Votes 28,307
New York State Assembly, District 80 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngMark Gjonaj 50% 2,559
Naomi Rivera Incumbent 39.8% 2,033
Adam Bermudez 5.2% 265
Irene Estrada-Rukaj 5% 257
Total Votes 5,114

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Mark Gjonaj is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Mark Gjonaj raised a total of $347,127 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 24, 2013.[6]

Mark Gjonaj's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 New York State Assembly, District 80 Won $347,127
Grand Total Raised $347,127

2012

Mark Gjonaj won election to the New York State Assembly in 2012. During that election cycle, Mark Gjonaj raised a total of $347,127.
New York State Assembly 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Mark Gjonaj's campaign in 2012
Markola, Nick M$25,000
Markola, Nick M$20,000
Markola, Nick$20,000
Gjonaj, Vincens & Tina$20,000
Zaremba Brownell & Brown$6,000
Total Raised in 2012$347,127
Source:Follow the Money

Scorecards

See also: State legislative scorecards and State legislative scorecards in New York

Legislative scorecards are used to evaluate elected public officials based on voting record. Some scorecards are created by political advocacy groups with a focus on specific issues, while others are developed by newspapers and are broad in scope. Scorecards are meant to be used as a tool for voters to have a quick picture of whether their views align with a particular legislator's record.

Because scorecards can be specific to particular issues or general to a state’s legislative term, for example, each report should be considered on its own merits. Each entity that publishes these reports uses different methodologies and definitions for the terms used.

An overview for scorecards in all 50 states can be found on this page. To contribute to the list of New York scorecards, email suggestions to scorecards@ballotpedia.org.

Please see our writing guidelines if you would like to add results from an individual scorecard to this legislator's profile.

2013-2014

In 2013, the 200th New York State Legislature, first annual session, was in session from January 9 to December 31. In 2014, the 200th New York State Legislature, second annual session, was in session from January 8 to June 19, 2014. The legislature will be in recess from June 22 to January 6, 2015.[7]

  • Legislators are scored on their votes of bills that benefit or harm the environment.
  • Legislators are scored on their votes of bills that benefit or harm the environment.

Personal

Gjonaj and his wife Roberta, have two children.

Recent news

BallotpediaAvatar bigger.png
Know more information about this profile?
Submit a bio

This section displays the most recent stories in a Google news search for the term "Mark + Gjonaj + New + York + Assembly"

All stories may not be relevant to this legislator due to the nature of the search engine.

Mark Gjonaj News Feed

  • Loading...

See also

External links

BallotpediaAvatar bigger.png
Suggest a link

References

Political offices
Preceded by
Naomi Rivera (D)
New York Assembly District 80
2013–present
Succeeded by
NA