David Gantt

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David Gantt
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New York State Assembly District 137
Incumbent
In office
1983 - Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 31
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$79,500/year
Per diem$171/full day; $61/half day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected1982
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Personal
Birthday09/12/1941
Place of birthOpp, AL
Websites
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CandidateVerification
David Gantt (b. September 12, 1941) is a Democratic member of the New York State Assembly, representing District 137 since 2013. He previously represented District 133 from 1983 to 2013. 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

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Gantt served on the following committees:

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

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, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDavid Gantt Incumbent 88% 33,081
     Green Andrew P. Langdon 12% 4,498
Total Votes 37,579
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

2010

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

2008

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

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

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

New York State Assembly 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to David Gantt's campaign in 2010
Health Care Association Of New York State$3,000
South Buffalo Railway$3,000
New York State Automobile Dealers Association$2,900
New York State Afl-Cio$2,000
New York State Association Of Electrical Workers$2,000
Total Raised in 2010 $95,625

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Political offices
Preceded by
Christopher Friend (R)
New York Assembly District 137
2013-present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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New York Assembly District 133
1983–2013
Succeeded by
Bill Nojay (R)