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Carmen Arroyo

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Carmen Arroyo
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New York State Assembly District 84
In office
1995 - Present
Term ends
January 7, 2013
Years in position 20
Base salary$79,500/year
Per diem$61/half day and $171/full day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected1994
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Associate'sEugenio Maria de Hostos Community College, 1978
Bachelor'sSchool of New Resources, College of New Rochelle, 1980
Date of birth01/09/1933
Place of birthCorozal, Puerto Rico
Office website
Carmen Arroyo (b. January 9, 1933) is a Democratic member of the New York State Assembly. She has represented District 84 since 1995. Arroyo's political experience also includes female district leader, 74th Assembly District; member and president of Community School Board #7; and member of Community School Board #18.

Arroyo is the author of "Mis Poesias".

Arroyo earned a secretarial-bookkeeper degree from Sixto Febus Business School in Puerto Rico; an AA from Eugenio Maria de Hostos Community College; and a BA in school of new resources from College of New Rochelle. She and her husband, Hector, have seven children.[1]

Committee assignments


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Arroyo has been appointed to the following committees:


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



See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2012

Arroyo ran in the 2012 election for New York State Assembly District 84. She defeated Maximino Rivera and Charles R. Serrano in the Democratic primary on September 13, 2012. She defeated Franklin Chidi Oleh in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012. [2][3]

New York State Assembly, District 84, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngCarmen Arroyo Incumbent 97.6% 25,298
     Conservative Franklin Chidi Oleh 2.4% 616
Total Votes 25,914
New York State Assembly, District 84 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngCarmen Arroyo Incumbent 53.2% 1,370
Maximino Rivera 25.1% 647
Charles Serrano 21.7% 560
Total Votes 2,577



See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2010

Arroyo ran unopposed in the September 14 Democratic primary. She defeated Roseline Nieves (R) in the general election on November 2.[5]

New York State Assembly, District 84 2010
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Carmen Arroyo (D) 10,896
Roseline Nieves (R) 1,063


On November 4, 2008 Carroyo won re-election to the New York State Assembly, District 84, defeating opponent Frank Dellavalle (C).

Arroyo raised $26,320 for his campaign while Dellavalle raised $0.[6]

New York State Assembly, District 84 2008
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Carmen Arroyo (D) 22,575
Frank Dellavalle (C) 271

Campaign donors


In 2010, Arroyo received $16,730 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[7]

New York State Assembly 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Carmen Arroyo's campaign in 2010
Brand Nancy$2,500
New Horizons Democratic Club$2,000
Herrera, Manuel A$2,000
Fernandez, Jose E$1,500
Ruben Diaz For State Senate$1,000
Total Raised in 2010 $16,730


In the 2008 election, Arroyo raised a total of $26,320.[8]

His five largest contributors in 2008 were:

Donor Amount
Blank $4,550
SBCC Management CORP $3,000
Fox Y Garcia Construction $2,000
JGV Management $2,000
Four Donors, Each Donating $1,000[8] $1,000

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