David McDonough

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David McDonough
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New York State Assembly District 19
In office
2002 - Present
Term ends
January 7, 2013
Years in position 13
Base salary$79,500/year
Per diem$61/half day and $171/full day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First electedFebruary 2002
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Air Force
Service branchUnited States Coast Guard
Office website
David McDonough is a Republican member of the New York State Assembly. He has represented District 19 since winning a special election in 2002. McDonough's other political experiences include president of Merrick Chamber of Commerce and past president of Nassau County Council of Chambers of Commerce.

McDonough's professional experience includes the United States Air Force and the United States Coast Guard.

McDonough earned a BA in economics from Columbia University. He and his wife, Carolyn, have three children; David Jr., Susan, and Scott.[1]

Committee assignments


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


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



See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2010

McDonough ran unopposed in the September 14 Republican primary. He defeated John Brooks (D) in the general election on November 2.[2] In addition to his slot on the Republican Party ticket, he was also listed as a candidate of the Independence Party of New York State, the Conservative Party, and the Tax Revolt party.

New York State Assembly, District 19 2010
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png David McDonough (R) 24,948
John Brooks (D) 13,289


On November 4, 2008 McDonough won re-election to the New York State Assembly, District 19, defeating opponent Howard Kudler (D).

McDonough raised $70,450 for his campaign while Kudler raised $2,435.[3]

New York State Assembly, District 19 2008
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png David McDonough (R) 33,260
Howard Kudler (D) 20,363

Campaign donors

In 2008, a year in which McDonough was up for re-election, he collected $70,450 in donations.[4]

Donor Amount
Graydon Design Inc $3,550
Citizens for Tom Gulotta $3,000
New York State Association of Realtors $2,250
Nassua County Detectives Association $2,000
Kate Murray for Supervisor $2,000

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Political offices
Preceded by
New York Assembly - District 19
Succeeded by