Carolyn Maloney

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Carolyn B. Maloney
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U.S. House, New York, District 14
Incumbent
In office
January 3, 1993-Present
Term ends
January 3, 2013
Years in position 21
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$174,000
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First electedNovember 3, 1992
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
New York City Council
1982-1992
Education
Bachelor'sGreensboro College
Personal
BirthdayFebruary 19, 1946
Place of birthGreensboro, North Carolina
ProfessionCivil Servant
ReligionPresbyterian
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
Carolyn Bosher Maloney (b. February 19, 1946) is a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives from New York. Maloney was elected by voters from New York's 14th congressional district. Due to 2012 redistricting, she ran in the newly redrawn 12th district.

Based on an analysis of bill sponsorship by GovTrack, Maloney is a "far-left Democratic leader".[1]

Biography

Maloney was born in Greensboro, North Carolina. She earned a B.A. from Greensboro College in 1968.[2]

Career

After earning her degree, Maloney worked as a community affairs coordinator in New York City on the Board of Education's welfare education program from 1972-1975. She was special assistant to the Board of Education's Center for Career and Occupational Education from 1975-1976, legislative aide for New York State Assembly's Committee on Housing in 1977, senior program analyst for New York State Assembly's Committee on Cities from 1977-1979, Executive Director of the advisory council of the office of the New York State Senate minority leader from 1979-1982, Director of Special Projects in the office of the New York State Senate minority leader from 1980-1982, and a member of the New York City Council from 1982-1992.[3]

Committee assignments

U.S. House

2011-2012

Maloney serves on the following committees:[4]

Issues

Campaign themes

Maloney list several of her campaign issues on her website:[5]

  • LGBT Rights
  • Standing Up for New York
  • Jobs and the Economy
  • Fighting for Women
  • Consumer Protection
  • Gun Control
  • Supporting Working Families
  • Healthcare
  • Immigration

Elections

2012

See also: New York's 12th congressional district elections, 2012

Maloney won re-election in 2012, and due to New York's redistricting, she ran in the newly redrawn 12th district. She was unopposed in the Democratic and Working Families Party primaries[6] and defeated Christopher Wight (R) in the November 6, 2012, general election.[7][8]

U.S. House, New York District 12 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngCarolyn Maloney Incumbent 72.1% 193,455
     Republican Christopher Wight 17.4% 46,692
     N/A Blank/Void/Scattering 10.5% 28,140
Total Votes 268,287
Source: New York State Board of Elections "U.S. House of Representatives Results"

2010

On November 2, 2010, Maloney was elected to the United States House. She defeated David Ryan Brumberg (R), Timothy J. Healy (Conservative), and Dino L. LaVerghetta (Independence Party).[9]

U.S. House, New York Congressional District 14 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngCarolyn B. Maloney Incumbent 71.3% 107,327
     Republican David Ryan Brumberg 21.3% 32,065
     Blank/Scattering 5% 7,581
     Conservative Timothy J. Healy 1.3% 1,891
     Independence Dino L. LaVerghetta 1.1% 1,617
Total Votes 150,481

Campaign donors

2012

Carolyn B. Maloney Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[10]April 13, 2012$876,399.96$200,605$(189,616.46)$887,388.50
July Quarterly[11]July 13, 2012$702,470.86$142,009$(70,852.22)$773,627.64
October Quarterly[12]October 15, 2012$773,627.64$162,796.67$(287,664.12)$648,760.19
Running totals
$505,410.67$(548,132.8)

2010

Breakdown of the source of Maloney's campaign funds before the 2010 election.
Maloney was re-elected to the U.S. House for a tenth term in 2010. Her campaign committee raised a total of $3,052,944 and spent $3,532,298.[13]

Analysis

Congressional Staff Salaries

See also: Staff salaries of United States Senators and Representatives

The website Legistorm compiles staff salary information for members of Congress. Maloney paid her congressional staff a total of $1,170,837 in 2011. Overall, New York ranks 28th in average salary for representative staff. The average U.S. House of Representatives congressional staff was paid $954,912.20 in fiscal year 2011.[14]

Net worth

See also: Net Worth of United States Senators and Representatives

Based on congressional financial disclosure forms and calculations made available by OpenSecrets.org - The Center for Responsive Politics, Maloney's net worth as of 2010 was estimated between $7,796,017 to $49,414,994. Averaging to a net worth of $28,605,505.50 which is higher than the average net worth of Democrats in 2010 of $4,465,875.[15]

Percentage voting with party

November 2011

Carolyn B. Maloney voted with the Democratic Party 93.4% of the time, which ranked 81th among the 192 House Democratic members as of December 2011.[16]

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Personal

External links

References

Political offices
Preceded by
S. William Green
U.S. House of Representatives - New York, District 14
1993–Present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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New York City Council
1982-1992
Succeeded by
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