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|New York State Assembly, District 144|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 2, 2010|
|Bachelor's||State University of New York College at Buffalo|
Hoyt's past political experiences include being part of the national campaign staff to Dukakis for President and advanced team coordinator for Mondale for President.
Hoyt earned his B.A. in political science from State University of New York College at Buffalo and attended Ohio Wesleyan University. His professional experience includes his work as director of sales and marketing for the Bisons baseball and as an aide to Sen. Daniel Moynihan.
Prior to leaving the New York State Assembly, he served on the following committees:
- Cities Committee, New York State Assembly
- Energy Committee, New York State Assembly
- Tourism, Parks, Arts and Sports Development Committee, New York State Assembly
- Transportation Committee, New York State Assembly
- Ways and Means Committee, New York State Assembly
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Hoyt served on the following committees:
- Cities Committee, New York Assembly
- Energy Committee, New York Assembly
- Local Governments Committee, New York Assembly
- Tourism, Parks, Arts and Sports Committee, New York Assembly
- Transportation Committee, New York Assembly
- Ways and Means Committee, New York Assembly
- See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2010
Hoyt defeated Joseph Golombek, Jr. in the September 14 Democratic primary, but Golombek secured the nomination of the Conservative Party. Hoyt defeated Golombek and Republican Brian R. Biggie in the November 2 general election.
|New York State Assembly, District 144 2010|
|Sam Hoyt (D)||16,610|
|Brian R. Biggie (R)||8,469|
|Joseph Golombek, Jr. (C)||6,068|
- See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2008
On November 4, 2008, Hoyt won re-election to the New York State Assembly, District 144, defeating opponent Sheila Ferrentino (R).
Hoyt raised $429,133 for his campaign while Ferrentino raised $4,170.
|New York State Assembly, District 144 2008|
|Sam Hoyt (D)||30,228|
|Sheila Ferrentino (R)||12,418|
Affair with an intern
In September 2008, the Assembly Ethics and Guidance Committee found Hoyt had had an affair with an intern and would no longer be allowed to have interns. The affair began in 2003 and lasted through 2005. Hoyt, who is married with two children, stated, "I accept the committee’s findings and once again apologize to my family and the people of the 144th Assembly District."
Hoyt has two children.
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- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002, 2000, 1998
- Capital Tonight, "Hoyt Resigns (Updated)," June 30, 2011
- Project Vote Smart, "Biography of Sam Hoyt," accessed December 24, 2014
- New York Times, "NY state legislative election results," accessed February 11, 2014
- Follow the Money, "Report on 2008 Campaign donations in New York," accessed August 1, 2014
- New York Times, "After Affair, Legislator Is Denied Intern Help," September 26, 2008
|New York Assembly - District 144
| Succeeded by|
Sean Ryan (D)
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