Barbara Lifton

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Barbara Lifton
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New York State Assembly District 125
Incumbent
In office
2003 - Present
Term ends
January 7, 2013
Years in position 11
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$79,500/year
Per diem$61/half day and $171/full day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2002
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
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. 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.

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.[1]

Committee assignments

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Lifton has been appointed to 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 is running in the 2012 election for New York State Assembly District 125. She ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on September 13, 2012. She is also running on the Working Families Party ticket. No candidates filed to run in the Republican primary. The general election takes place on November 6, 2012. [2][3]

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

2010

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


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New York Assembly - District 125
2003–present
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