Ann Rabbitt

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Ann Rabbitt
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New York State Assembly District 98
Incumbent
In office
2005 - Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 9
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$79,500/year
Per diem$171/full day; $61/half day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2004
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Personal
Birthday12/20/1960
Place of birthBrooklyn, NY
ProfessionOwner, Operator, O'Hare's Pub
ReligionCatholic
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Ann Rabbitt (b. December 20, 1960) is a Republican member of the New York State Assembly, representing District 98. She was first elected to the chamber in 2004.

She previously represented District 97 in the Assembly from 2005 to 2013. Rabbitt's political experience includes being a councilwoman and a deputy supervisor for the Town of Warwick. She was also the deputy mayor and trustee for the Village of Greenwoood Lake.

Biography

Rabbitt's professional experience includes being the owner and operator of O'Hare's Pub. [1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Rabbitt served on the following committees:

New York Committee Assignments, 2013
Aging
Labor
Local Governments
Small Business
Veterans' Affairs

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2012

Rabbitt ran in the 2012 election for New York State Assembly District 98. She ran unopposed in the Republican primary on September 13, 2012. She also ran on the Independence Party of New York State ticket. She defeated Gerard T. McQuade, Jr. in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

New York State Assembly, District 98, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngAnn Rabbitt Incumbent 55.5% 25,024
     Democratic Gerard T. McQuade, Jr. 44.5% 20,064
Total Votes 45,088

2010

See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2010

Rabbitt ran unopposed in the September 14 Republican primary. She defeated Myrna Kemnitz (D) in the general election on November 2.[4] In addition to her slot on the Republican Party ticket, Rabbitt was also listed as a candidate of the Independence Party of New York State and the Conservative Party.

New York State Assembly, District 97 2010
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Ann Rabbitt (R) 22,046
Myrna Kemnitz (D) 18,131

2008

On November 4, 2008 Rabbitt won re-election to the New York State Assembly, District 97, defeating opponent Jerome Sommer (D).

Rabbitt raised $65,591 for his campaign while Sommer raised $19,516.[5]

New York State Assembly, District 97 2008
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Ann Rabbitt (R) 32,400
Jerome Sommer (D) 20,118

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Ann Rabbitt is available dating back to 2004. Based on available campaign finance records, Ann Rabbitt raised a total of $324,510 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 25, 2013.[6]

Ann Rabbitt's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 New York State Assembly, District 98 Won $67,174
2010 New York State Assembly, District 97 Won $63,169
2008 New York State Assembly, District 97 Won $65,591
2006 New York State Assembly, District 97 Won $86,628
2004 New York State Assembly, District 97 Won $41,948
Grand Total Raised $324,510

2012

Ann Rabbitt won re-election to the New York State Assembly in 2012. During that election cycle, Ann Rabbitt raised a total of $67,174.
New York State Assembly 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Ann Rabbitt's campaign in 2012
New York State United Teachers$8,200
Laborers Local 17$4,400
Warwick Republican Cmte$2,500
Rent Stabilization Association$2,000
Woolford, Jay$2,000
Total Raised in 2012$67,174
Source:Follow the Money

2010

In 2010, Rabbitt received $63,169 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[7]

New York State Assembly 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Ann Rabbitt's campaign in 2010
Crystal Run Healthcare$3,950
BES Inc$3,800
Laborers Local 17$3,775
New York State Correctional Officers$2,000
New York State United Teachers$1,850
Total Raised in 2010 $63,169

2008

In the 2008 election, Rabbitt raised a total of $65,591.[8]

Her five largest contributors in 2008 were:

Donor Amount
PDCC INC $2,500
New York State United Teachers $2,200
Daino, Robert $2,000
Friends of Ben Winstanley $2,000
International Association Of Bridge Structural Ornamental & Reinforcing Iron Workers $1,650

Personal

Rabbitt and her husband, Robert, have two children; Robert III and Erin.[9]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Aileen Gunther (D)
New York Assembly District 98
2013–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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New York Assembly District 97
2005–2013
Succeeded by
Ellen Jaffee (D)