David Gantt

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David Gantt
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New York State Assembly District 133
In office
1983 - Present
Term ends
January 7, 2013
Years in position 32
Base salary$79,500/year
Per diem$61/half day and $171/full day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected1982
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Date of birth09/12/1941
Place of birthOpp, AL
Office website
David Gantt (b. September 12, 1941) is a Democratic member of the New York State Assembly. He has represented District 133 since 1983. Gantt's political experiences include legislator for Monroe County Legislature, 22nd Legislative District and assistant majority leader of Monroe County Legislature.

Gantt's professional experiences include administrator for Anthony Jordan Health Center; working member of Lithographers and Photoengravers International Union Local 230; and youth counselor for the City of Rochester.

Gantt attended Rochester Institute of Technology and Roberts Wesleyan College.[1]

Committee assignments


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


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



See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2012

Gantt ran in the 2012 election for New York State Assembly District 137. He defeated Jose A. Cruz and John F. Lightfoot in the Democratic primary on September 13, 2012. He defeated Green Party candidate Andrew P. Langdon in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

New York State Assembly, District 137 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngDavid Gantt Incumbent 68.8% 3,399
Jose Cruz 20.1% 992
John Lightfoot 11.1% 547
Total Votes 4,938


See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2010

Gantt ran unopposed in the September 14 Democratic primary. He was unopposed in the general election on November 2.[4]

New York State Assembly, District 133 2010
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png David Gantt (D) 14,972


On November 4, 2008 Gantt won re-election to the New York State Assembly, District 133. He ran unopposed.

Gantt raised $92,378 for his campaign.[5]

New York State Assembly, District 133 2008
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png David Gantt (D) 29,601

Campaign donors


In 2010, Gantt received $95,625 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[6]

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