Addie Russell

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Addie Russell
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New York State Assembly District 116
Incumbent
In office
2009 - Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 5
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$79,500/year
Per diem$61/half day and $171/full day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2008
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sPolitical Science, University at Albany, 2000
J.D.Syracuse University College of Law, 2003
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Addie Russell is a Democratic member of the New York State Assembly, representing District 116 since 2013. She previously represented District 118 from 2009 to 2013. Russell was also a legislator for the Jefferson County Board.

Russell's professional experience includes being an attorney with Conboy, McKay, Bachman and Kendall, Limited Liability Partnership; an intern for Ronald Klain and New York State Assemblyman Marin Luster; and chief of staff for Vice President Al Gore.

Russell earned a BA in political science from the University at Albany; a JD from Syracuse University College of Law; and a certificate in family law and social policy from Syracuse University College of Law. She and her husband, James, have one child; Aaron.[1]

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2012

Russell ran in the 2012 election for New York State Assembly District 116. She ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on September 13, 2012. She also ran on the Working Families Party ticket. She was unchallenged in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012. [2][3]

New York State Assembly, District 116, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngAddie Russell Incumbent 100% 33,329
Total Votes 33,329

2010

See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2010

Russell ran unopposed in the September 14 Democratic primary. She defeated David Forsythe (R) in the general election on November 2. In addition to running on the Democratic ticket, she was also listed as a candidate of the Working Families Party.

New York State Assembly, District 118 2010
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Addie Russell (D) 18,341
David Forsythe (R) 14,809

2008

On November 4, 2008 Russell won re-election to the New York State Assembly, District 118, defeating opponent Robert Cantwell (R).

Russell raised $278,825 for her campaign while Cantwell raised $80,136.[4]

New York State Assembly, District 118 2008
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Addie Russell (D) 24,843
Robert Cantwell (R) 17,423

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Russell received $91,354 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[5]

New York State Assembly 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Addie Russell's campaign in 2010
Democratic Assembly Campaign Cmte Of New York$26,270
Democratic Assembly Campaign Cmte$5,000
International Brotherhood Of Electrical Workers$4,000
Speakerpac$3,800
1199 Seiu United Healthcare Workers East$3,800
Total Raised in 2010 $91,354

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Political offices
Preceded by
Anthony Brindisi (D)
New York Assembly District 116
2013–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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New York Assembly District 118
2009–2013
Succeeded by
Marc Butler (R)