|New York State Assembly District 101|
|2011 - Present|
|January 1, 2015|
|Years in position||3|
|Per diem||$172/full day; $61/half day|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|New York State Assembly District 115|
|J.D.||Taft College of Law at the University of Cincinnati|
She previously represented District 115 in the Assembly from 2011 to 2013.
Tenney was a 2014 Republican candidate seeking election to the U.S. House to represent the 22nd Congressional District of New York. She was defeated by incumbent Richard Hanna in the Republican primary on June 24, 2014.
Tenney earned her bachelor's degree from Colgate University and her J.D. from Taft College of Law, Cincinnati University. Her professional experience includes founding Tenney Media Group, a firm responsible for publishing and printing free community papers, being the moderator of a radio and television show called "Common Cents," working as a foreign correspondent to the Consulate General of Yugoslavia, running her own private law practice, and working as the co-owner and legal counsel to a commercial printing and manufacturing firm.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Tenney served on the following committees:
|New York Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Social Services|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Tenney served on the following committees:
|New York Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Higher Education|
|• Mental Health|
|• Small Business|
|• Social Services|
Tenney ran in the 2014 election for the U.S. House to represent New York's 22nd District. Tenney sought the Republican nomination in the primary on June 24, 2014, but was defeated by incumbent Richard Hanna.
|U.S. House, New York District 22 Republican Primary, 2014|
|Richard Hanna Incumbent||52.8%||15,135|
|Source: Results via Associated Press Vote totals above are unofficial and will be updated once official totals are made available.|
- The American Unity PAC, a Republican group that supports gay rights, released an ad attacking Tenney for voting against tax cuts. Although the group's primary issue is gay rights, their ads often stray away from this topic because it is not a popular issue among Republican voters.
- The American Unity PAC released another ad in June 2014 attacking Tenney while praising incumbent Richard Hanna.
- See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2012
Tenney ran in the 2012 election for New York State Assembly District 101. She defeated Brian M. Maher in the Republican primary on September 13, 2012. She also ran on the Conservative Party and Independence Party of New York State tickets. She defeated Daniel R. Carter in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|New York State Assembly, District 101, General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Claudia Tenney Incumbent||64.6%||32,067|
|Democratic||Daniel R. Carter||35.4%||17,543|
|New York State Assembly, District 101 Republican Primary, 2012|
|Claudia Tenney Incumbent||64.7%||3,239|
Tenney defeated George Joseph in the September 14 Republican primary. No other candidates filed for the district. Thus, barring unforeseen circumstances, Tenney was guaranteed election on November 2.
|New York State Assembly, District 115 2010|
|Claudia Tenney (R)||30,981|
Comprehensive donor information for Claudia Tenney is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Claudia Tenney raised a total of $173,795 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 25, 2013.
|Claudia Tenney's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||New York State Assembly, District 101||$91,031|
|2010||New York State Assembly, District 115||$82,764|
|Grand Total Raised||$173,795|
2012Claudia Tenney won re-election to the New York State Assembly in 2012. During that election cycle, Claudia Tenney raised a total of $91,031.
|New York State Assembly 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Claudia Tenney's campaign in 2012|
|Omp Park Inc||$5,189|
|Zuccotti, John E||$2,000|
|Total Raised in 2012||$91,031|
|Source:Follow the Money|
In 2010, Tenney raised a total of $82,764 in campaign contributions.
Her four largest campaign contributors in 2010 were:
|OMP Park Inc||$1,353|
Tenney has one child.
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- United States House of Representatives
- New York's 22nd Congressional District elections, 2014
- New York's 22nd Congressional District
- New York State Assembly
- House Committees
- New York State Legislature
- New York state legislative districts
- Profile from the New York State Assembly
- Profile from Open States
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative Profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign contributions: 2012, 2010
- NY State of Politics, "Tenney To Primary Hanna In NY-22," accessed March 27, 2013
- Associated Press, "New York - Summary Vote Results," accessed June 24, 2014
- Project Vote Smart, "Rep. Tenney"
- YouTube, "Bad on Taxes," accessed June 2, 2014
- YouTube, "Gets it," accessed June 12, 2014
- State of New York, State Board of Elections, "Candidate Petition List," accessed August 15, 2012
- ABC News, "New York unofficial 2012 primary election results," accessed September 13, 2012
- WKTV, "Claudia Tenney leads Republican primary by 800 votes"
- New York Times, "NY state legislative election results," accessed February 11, 2014
- followthemoney.org, "Sharer, William," accessed September 25, 2013
- followthemoney.org, "2010 campaign contributions"
Kevin Cahill (D)
|New York Assembly District 101
| Succeeded by|
|New York Assembly District 115
| Succeeded by|
Janet Duprey (R)
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