|New York State Senate, District 12|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 4, 2008|
|Service/branch||United States Army|
|Years of service||1950 - 1952|
Onorato has been the Democratic District Leader of the 36th Assembly District since 1977. While in the State Senate, he served as Vice-Chair of the Minority Conference.
Onorato received his diploma from Long Island City High School. His professional experience included working as the Secretary/Treasurer for Bricklayer's Local #41 from 1968 to 1983. He served in the 118th Medical Battalion for the United States Army from 1950 to 1952.
While a member of the New York State Senate, Onorato served on the following committees:
- Banks Committee, New York State Senate
- Energy and Telecommunications Committee, New York State Senate
- Ethics Committee, New York State Senate
- Health Committee, New York State Senate
- Higher Education Committee, New York State Senate
- Judiciary Committee, New York State Senate
- Labor Committee, New York State Senate
- Racing, Gaming and Wagering Committee, New York State Senate
- See also: New York State Senate elections, 2008
Onorato raised $114,275 for his campaign.
|New York State Senate, District 12 (2008)|
|George Onorato (D)||52,667|
|Thomas F. Dooley (R)||12,199|
Listed below are the five largest contributors to George Onorato's 2008 campaign.
|International Union of Bricklayers & Allied Craftworkers||$5,000|
|Sheet Metal Workers||$2,000|
|Medical Liability Mutual Insurance Co||$2,000|
|New York State Laborers||$2,000|
|Pistilli Realty Group||$1,500|
Onorato and his wife, Athena Georgakakos, have three children.
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- New York State Senate
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- New York State Legislature
- New York state legislative districts
- 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
- Project Vote Smart, "Biography of George Onorato," accessed December 22, 2014
- New York State Board of Elections, "Official Primary results from September 9, 2008," accessed July 31, 2014
- New York State Board of Elections, "Official Senate Election Returns November 4, 2008," accessed July 31, 2014
- Follow the Money, "2008 campaign contributions," accessed December 22, 2014
|New York Senate District 12
| Succeeded by|
Michael Gianaris (D)