|New York State Assembly District 74|
|2007 - Present|
|January 7, 2013|
|Years in position||8|
|Per diem||$61/half day and $171/full day|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 2, 2010|
|Next general||November 6, 2012|
|J.D.||New York University Law School|
Kavanagh's professional experiences include attorney and advocate; chief of staff; aide to multiple mayors; and policy director for New York City Department of Homeless Services.
Kavanagh earned his BA from Princeton University and JD from New York University Law School.
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Kavanagh has been appointed to the following committees:
- Cities Committee, New York State Assembly
- Corporations, Authorities and Commissions Committee, New York State Assembly
- Election Law Committee, New York State Assembly
- Environmental Conservation Committee, New York State Assembly
- Housing Committee, New York State Assembly
- Labor Committee, New York State Assembly
- Subcommittee on Election Day Operations and Voter Disenfranchisement, Chair
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Kavanagh served on the following committees:
- Cities Committee, New York Assembly
- Corporations, Authorities and Commissions Committee, New York Assembly
- Election Law Committee, New York Assembly
- Subcommittee on Election Day Operations and Voter Disenfranchisement
- Environmental Conservation Committee, New York Assembly
- Housing Committee, New York Assembly
- Labor Committee, New York Assembly
- See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2012
Kavanagh is running in the 2012 election for New York State Assembly District 74. He is running against Juan Pagan in the Democratic primary on September 13, 2012. He 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. 
- See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2010
Kavanagh ran unopposed in the September 14 Democratic primary. Kavanagh defeated Dena Winokur (R) in the general election on November 2. In addition to running on the Democratic ticket, he ran on the Working Familes ticket.
|New York State Assembly, District 74 2010|
|Brian Kavanagh (D)||23,071|
|Dena Winokur (R)||4,332|
On November 4, 2008 Kavanagh won re-election to the New York State Assembly, District 74, defeating opponent Bryan Cooper (R).
Kavanagh raised $82,588 for his campaign while Cooper raised $0.
|New York State Assembly, District 74 2008|
|Brian Kavanagh (D)||38,763|
|Bryan Cooper (R)||6,679|
In 2010, Kavanagh received $168,670 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.
|New York State Assembly 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Brian Kavanagh's campaign in 2010|
|Kavanagh, Sandra M||$4,800|
|Kavanagh, Sean P||$4,800|
|Kavanagh, Kevin P||$4,800|
|Total Raised in 2010||$168,670|
In 2008, a year in which Kavanagh was up for re-election, he collected $82,588 in donations.
The major contributors were:
|New York State Trial Lawyers||$3,300|
|High Need Hospital||$2,800|
|1199 SEIU United Health care Workers East||$2,500|
|Geto & Demilly||$2,500|
This section displays the most recent stories in a Google News search for the term "Brian + Kavanagh + New York + Assembly"
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- New York Assembly - Rep. Brian Kavanagh
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2006
- Project Vote Smart - Rep. Kavanagh
- State of New York, State Board of Elections, Candidate Petition List, retrieved August 15, 2012.
- New York Daily News, "32BJ/SEIU Endorses For State Senate, Assembly," August 1, 2012
- New York Times NY state legislative election results
- Follow the Money's report 2008 Campaign donations in New York
- Follow the Money - 2010 contributions
- 2008 contributions to Brian Kavanagh
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