RoAnn Destito

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RoAnn Destito
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New York State Assembly, District 116
Former member
In office
1993-February 2011
PartyDemocratic
Education
Bachelor'sLeMoyne College
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RoAnn Destito (b. January 15, 1956) is a former Democratic member of the New York State Assembly, representing District 116 from 1993 to 2011. She resigned in 2011 to become the New York State Office of General Services Commissioner.[1] A special election to replace her was held on September 13, 2011.

Destito's other political experience includes being part of the New York State Democratic Committee, 116th Assembly District.

Biography

Destito earned her B.S. in Industrial Relations from LeMoyne College. Her professional experience includes serving as director of the New York State Assembly Mohawk Valley Task Force; regional director for New York State Assembly Speaker's Regional Office; program director for the Muscular Dystrophy Association; research assistant for the institute of technology for the State University of New York; and a small business owner.[2]

Committee assignments

2011-2012

Prior to leaving the New York State Assembly, she served on the following committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Destito served on the following committees:

Elections

2010

See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2010

Destito ran unopposed in the September 14 Democratic primary. She defeated Gregory Johnson (R) in the general election on November 2.[3] In addition to running on the Democratic ticket, she ran on the Working Familes ticket.

New York State Assembly, District 116 2010
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png RoAnn Destito (D) 18,709
Gregory Johnson (R) 12,724

2008

See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2008

On November 4, 2008, Destito won re-election to the New York State Assembly, District 116, defeating opponent Kevin McDonald (R).

Destito raised $163,551 for her campaign while McDonald raised $1,614.[4]

New York State Assembly, District 116 2008
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png RoAnn Destito (R) 27,226
Kevin McDonald (R) 12,843

Personal

Destito and her husband, Christopher, have one child; Christopher, Jr.

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Political offices
Preceded by
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New York Assembly - District 116
1993–2011
Succeeded by
Anthony Brindisi (D)