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|Name = Barbara Lifton
political position  = New York State Assembly District 125 |
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|Position = New York State Assembly District 125
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|Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 6, 2012|January 1, 2015]]
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}}{{tnr}}'''Barbara Lifton''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[New York State Assembly]].  She has represented District 125 since 2003. Lifton has political experience as the treasurer of the 3rd Ward, Ithaca City Democratic Committee and member of the Democratic Response Group and Tompkins County Democratic Committee.
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}}{{tnr}}'''Barbara Lifton''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[New York State Assembly]], representing District 125 since 2003. Lifton has political experience as the treasurer of the 3rd Ward, Ithaca City Democratic Committee and member of the Democratic Response Group and Tompkins County Democratic Committee.
  
 
Lifton's professional experiences include chief of staff for New York State Assemblymember Marty Luster and  an english teacher for Ithica Schools and Geneseo Central School.
 
Lifton's professional experiences include chief of staff for New York State Assemblymember Marty Luster and  an english teacher for Ithica Schools and Geneseo Central School.
  
Lifton earned her BA and MA in english from the State University of New York at Geneseo.  She and her husband, Don, have three children; Christine, Paul, and Rebecca.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=44214 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Lifton]</ref>
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Lifton earned her BA and MA in English from the State University of New York at Geneseo.  She and her husband, Don, have three children.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=44214 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Lifton]</ref>
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==Committee assignments==
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===2013-2014===
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At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Lifton served on the following committees:
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|Chamber = State Assembly
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|Committee1 = Agriculture
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|Committee2 = Election Law
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|Committee3 = Environmental Conservation
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|Committee4 = Higher Education
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|Committee5 = Mental Health
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===2011-2012===
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Lifton served on the following committees:
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|Chamber = State Assembly
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|Committee1 = Agriculture
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|Committee2 = Election Law
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|Committee3 = Environmental Conservation
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|Committee4 = Higher Education
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|Committee5 = Mental Health
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===2009-2010===
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In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Lifton served on the following committees:
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|Committee1 = Agriculture
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|Committee2 = Economic Development, Job Creation, Commerce and Industry
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|Committee3 = Election Law
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|Committee4 = Environmental Conservation
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|Committee5 = Higher Education
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|Committee6 = Libraries and Education Technology
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|Committee7 = Mental Health
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==Elections==
 
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===2012===
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Lifton ran in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[New York State Assembly elections, 2012|New York State Assembly]] District 125. 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.<ref>[http://www.elections.ny.gov:8080/reports/rwservlet?cmdkey=whofiled ''State of New York, State Board of Elections'', Candidate Petition List, retrieved August 15, 2012.]</ref><ref>[http://abclocal.go.com/wabc/elections/local/results?g=nyAssembly&state=NY ''ABC News,'' "New York unofficial 2012 primary election results," accessed September 13, 2012]</ref>
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===2010===
 
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Lifton was unopposed in the September 14 Democratic primary. She defeated [[Thomas Reynolds]] (R) in the general election.<ref>[http://elections.nytimes.com/2010/results/new-york/state-legislature New York Times NY state legislative election results]</ref>
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| colspan="2" | {{won}} '''Barbara Lifton (D)'''
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| align="right" | '''22,410 '''
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| colspan="2" | Thomas Reynolds (R)
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==Committee membership==
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==Campaign donors==
* [[Agriculture Committee, New York Assembly]]
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===2012===
* [[Economic Development, Job Creation, Commerce and Industry Committee, New York Assembly]]
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* [[Election Law Committee, New York Assembly]]
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===2010===
* [[Environmental Conservation Committee, New York Assembly]]
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In 2010, Lifton received $47,244 in campaign donations.  The top contributors are listed below.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/grid.phtml?s=NY&y=2010&#fC Follow the Money - 2010 contributions]</ref>
* [[Higher Education Committee, New York Assembly]]
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* [[Libraries and Education Technology Committee, New York Assembly]]
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* [[Mental Health Committee, New York Assembly]]
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|Chamber = New York State Assembly
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = $47,244
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|org1 = New York State United Teachers
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|org2 = Gomer, Adelaide
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|org3 = Tompkins County Democratic Cmte
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|org4 = Wittink, Alicia P
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|org5 = New York State Nurses Association
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|orgdonor1 = $3,800
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|orgdonor2 = $3,800
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|orgdonor3 = $2,700
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|orgdonor4 = $1,000
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|orgdonor5 = $1,000
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==Recent news==
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*[http://assembly.state.ny.us/mem/?ad=125 New York Assembly - Rep. Barbara Lifton]  
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*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=44214 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
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Revision as of 19:49, 3 April 2013

Barbara Lifton
Barbara Lifton.jpg
New York State Assembly District 125
Incumbent
In office
2003 - Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 11
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$79,500/year
Per diem$171/full day; $61/half day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2002
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sState University of New York at Geneseo, 1973
Master'sState University of New York at Geneseo, 1985
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Barbara Lifton is a Democratic member of the New York State Assembly, representing District 125 since 2003. Lifton has political experience as the treasurer of the 3rd Ward, Ithaca City Democratic Committee and member of the Democratic Response Group and Tompkins County Democratic Committee.

Lifton's professional experiences include chief of staff for New York State Assemblymember Marty Luster and an english teacher for Ithica Schools and Geneseo Central School.

Lifton earned her BA and MA in English from the State University of New York at Geneseo. She and her husband, Don, have three children.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

New York Committee Assignments, 2013
Agriculture
Election Law
Environmental Conservation
Higher Education
Mental Health

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2012

Lifton ran in the 2012 election for New York State Assembly District 125. 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 125, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBarbara Lifton Incumbent 100% 36,896
Total Votes 36,896

2010

Lifton was unopposed in the September 14 Democratic primary. She defeated Thomas Reynolds (R) in the general election.[4]

New York State Assembly, District 125 2010
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Barbara Lifton (D) 22,410
Thomas Reynolds (R) 13,444

2008

On November 4, 2008 Lifton won re-election to the New York State Assembly, District 125. She ran unopposed.

Lifton raised $2,558 for her campaign.[5]

New York State Assembly, District 125 2008
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Barbara Lifton (D) 34,768

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, Lifton received $47,244 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[6]


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