|New York State Senate District 11|
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Padavan served in the New York State Senate from 1972-2010.
Padavan joined the New York State Senate in 1972 and has served in that position since. He is currently Vice President Pro Tempore, representing the 11th District.
Padavan was unopposed in the September 14 Republican primary. He was defeated by Tony Avella (D) in the general election. He ran as a member of the Republican, Conservative and Independence parties.
After a close race, Padvan conceded in defeat on November 10, 2010.
On November 4, 2008, Frank Padavan won the election for New York State Senate, District 11 with 45,294 votes.
Flanagan raised $413,181 for his campaign.
|New York State Senate, District 11 (2008)|
|Frank Padavan (R)||82,977|
|James F. Gennaro (D)||44,811|
Listed below are the five largest contributors to Frank Padavan's 2008 campaign.
|New York State United Teachers||$9,500|
|CMTE to Re-elect Senator Joseph Bruno||$9,500|
|1199 SEIU United Healthcare Workers East||$9,500|
|Tribecca North End LLC||$9,500|
While a member of the New York State Senate, Padavan served on the following committees:
Padavan is widowed with two children.
- Frank Padavan's official campaign website
- Official New York State Senate website
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002, 2000, 1998
- New York Times, "NY state legislative election results," accessed February 11, 2014
- New York State Board of Elections, "Official Primary results from September 14, 2010," accessed July 31, 2014
- Queens Courier, "Padavan concedes senate seat," November 10, 2010
- Follow the Money, "Report on Frank's 2008 campaign contributions," accessed July 31, 2014
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