Ronald Canestrari

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Ronald Canestrari
Ronald Canestrari.jpg
New York State Assembly District 106
Former Member
In office
1989 - 2013
PartyDemocratic
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sFordham College, 1965
J.D.Fordham University School of Law, 1968
Personal
Birthday05/22/1943
Place of birthCohoes, NY
ReligionCatholic
CandidateVerification
Ronald Canestrari (b. May 22, 1943) is a former Democratic member of the New York State Assembly, representing District 106 from 1989 to 2013. Canestrari was also the Majority Leader for the New York State Assembly; vice-chair of Albany City Democratic Committee; and part of the executive committee for Albany County Democratic Committee.

His political experiences also include chair of Cohoes Democratic Committee; mayor for the City of Cohoes; and deputy majority leader for the New York State Assembly.

Biography

Canestrari earned his B.S. from Fordham College and his J.D. from Fordham University School of Law. His professional experience includes being enlisted in the United States Army; attorney for the Federal Government; and an attorney for the United States Army.[1]

Committee assignments

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Canestrari served on the following committees:

2009-2010

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

Elections

2010

See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2010

Canestrari ran unopposed in the September 14 Democratic primary. His is unopposed in the general election on November 2.[2] In addition to running on the Democratic ticket, he was also listed as a candidate of the Independence Party of New York State and Working Families Party.

New York State Assembly, District 106 2010
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Ronald Canestrari (D) 26,583

2008

See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2008

On November 4, 2008, Canestrari won re-election to the New York State Assembly, District 106. He ran unopposed.

Canestrari raised $214,335 for his campaign.[3]

New York State Assembly, District 106 2008
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Ronald Canestrari (D) 37,952

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Canestrari received $163,172 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[4]

New York State Assembly 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Ronald Canestrari's campaign in 2010
New York State Correctional Officers$3,800
New York State United Teachers$3,800
New York State Funeral Directors Association$3,500
New York State Trial Lawyers$3,000
State Street Associates$3,000
Total Raised in 2010 $163,172

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Preceded by
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New York Assembly District 106
1989–2013
Succeeded by
Didi Barrett (D)