New York State Assembly District 105

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New York State Assembly District 105
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Current incumbentKieran Michael Lalor Republican Party
Next electionNovember 8, 2016
New York's one hundred and fifth state assembly district is represented by Republican Representative Kieran Michael Lalor.

New York state assembly members represent an average of 129,187 residents, as of the 2010 Census.[1] After the 2000 Census, each member represented approximately 126,510 residents.[2]

About the office

Members of the New York State Assembly serve two-year terms and are not subject to term limits. New York legislators assume office January 1st.

Qualifications

Article 3, Section 7 of the New York Constitution states: No person shall serve as a member of the legislature unless he or she is a citizen of the United States and has been a resident of the state of New York for five years, and, except as hereinafter otherwise prescribed, of the assembly or senate district for the twelve months immediately preceding his or her election; if elected a senator or member of assembly at the first election next ensuing after a readjustment or alteration of the senate or assembly districts becomes effective, a person, to be eligible to serve as such, must have been a resident of the county in which the senate or assembly district is contained for the twelve months immediately preceding his or her election. No member of the legislature shall, during the time for which he or she was elected, receive any civil appointment from the governor, the governor and the senate, the legislature or from any city government, to an office which shall have been created, or the emoluments whereof shall have been increased during such time.

Salaries

See also: Comparison of state legislative salaries

As of 2013, members of the New York Legislature are paid $79,500/year and per diem of $61/half day and $171/full day. Per diem varies and is tied to the federal rate.[3]

Vacancies

See also: How vacancies are filled in state legislatures

If there is a vacancy in the house, a special election must be held to fill the vacant seat. An election can be held as long the vacancy happened before April 1st in an election year.[4] The person elected to fill the vacant seat serves for the remainder of the unexpired term.[5]

Elections

2014

See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2014

Elections for the office of New York State Assembly took place in 2014. A primary election took place on September 9, 2014. The general election took place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was July 10, 2014. Incumbent Kieran Michael Lalor was unopposed in the Republican primary, while Joseph Torres was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Lalor also ran on the Conservative Party and Independence Party of New York State tickets and Torres ran on the Working Families Party ticket. On the candidate list for the general election, Torres was listed as a Working Families Party candidate. Lalor defeated Torres (WF) in the general election.[6][7][8]

New York State Assembly, District 105 General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngKieran Michael Lalor Incumbent 65.5% 22,731
     Democratic/WF Joseph Torres 34.5% 11,953
Total Votes 34,684

2012

See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2012

Elections for the office of New York State Assembly consisted of a primary election on September 13, 2012, and a general election on November 6, 2012. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was July 12, 2012. Kieran Michael Lalor (R) defeated Paul F. Curran (D) in the general election. Lalor ran and defeated Patrick R. Manning and Richard C. Wagner (who also ran on the Conservative Party ticket) in the Republican primary. He also ran on the Independence Party of New York State ticket. Curran was unopposed in the Democratic primary; he also ran on the Working Families Party and Green Party tickets.[9][10][11]

New York State Assembly, District 105, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngKieran Michael Lalor 55.7% 29,664
     Democratic Paul F. Curran 44.3% 23,556
Total Votes 53,220

Campaign contributions

Since 2000, candidates for New York State Assembly District 105 have raised a total of $1,821,004. Candidates who raised money in contributions earned $95,842 on average. All figures come from Follow the Money.

Campaign contributions, New York State Assembly District 105
Year Amount Candidates Average
2012 $283,824 5 $56,765
2010 $194,889 3 $64,963
2008 $784,088 3 $261,363
2006 $150,911 2 $75,456
2004 $156,142 2 $78,071
2002 $118,641 2 $59,321
2000 $132,509 2 $66,255
Total $1,821,004 19 $95,842

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