David McDonough

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David McDonough
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New York State Assembly District 14
Incumbent
In office
2002 - Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 12
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$79,500/year
Per diem$171/full day; $61/half day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedFebruary 2002
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
New York State Assembly District 19
2002-2013
Education
Bachelor'sColumbia University
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Air Force
Service branchUnited States Coast Guard
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
David G. McDonough is a Republican member of the New York State Assembly, representing District 14. He was first elected to the chamber in a special election in February 2002.

He previously represented District 19 in the New York State Assembly from 2002 to 2013. McDonough's other political experience includes being president of Merrick Chamber of Commerce and a past president of Nassau County Council of Chambers of Commerce.

Biography

McDonough earned his B.A. in Economics from Columbia University.[1] McDonough served in the United States Air Force and the United States Coast Guard.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, McDonough served on the following committees:

New York Committee Assignments, 2013
Consumer Affairs and Protection
Education
Health
Transportation
Veterans' Affairs

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2012

McDonough ran in the 2012 election for New York State Assembly District 14. He ran unopposed in the Republican primary on September 13, 2012. He also ran on the Conservative Party and Independence Party of New York State tickets. He defeated John E. Brooks in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

New York State Assembly, District 14, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDavid McDonough Incumbent 63% 32,765
     Democratic John E. Brooks 37% 19,243
Total Votes 52,008

2010

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.[4] 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

2008

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.[5]

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

Comprehensive donor information for David McDonough is available dating back to 2002. Based on available campaign finance records, David McDonough raised a total of $424,807 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 24, 2013.[6]

David McDonough's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 New York State Assembly, District 14 Won $74,788
2010 New York State Assembly, District 19 Won $69,906
2008 New York State Assembly, District 19 Won $70,450
2006 New York State Assembly, District 19 Won $74,574
2004 New York State Assembly, District 19 Won $60,033
2002 New York State Assembly, District 19 Won $75,056
Grand Total Raised $424,807

2012

David McDonough won re-election to the New York State Assembly in 2012. During that election cycle, David McDonough raised a total of $74,788.
New York State Assembly 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to David McDonough's campaign in 2012
New York State United Teachers$4,100
Nassau County Police Benevolent Association$2,500
Babylon Honda$2,500
Nassau County Superior Officers Association$1,940
New York State Nurses Association$1,800
Total Raised in 2012$74,788
Source:Follow the Money

2010

In 2010, McDonough received $69,906 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[7]

New York State Assembly 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to David McDonough's campaign in 2010
Nassau County Police Benevolent Association$3,000
Citizens For Tom Gulotta$2,500
Friends For Fuschillo$2,200
New York State Collectors Association$2,000
New York State Nurses Association$1,790
Total Raised in 2010 $69,906

2008

In 2008, a year in which McDonough was up for re-election, he collected $70,450 in donations.[8]

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

Personal

McDonough and his wife, Carolyn, have three children; David Jr., Susan, and Scott.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Brian Curran
New York Assembly District 14
2013–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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New York Assembly District 19
2002–2013
Succeeded by
Edward Ra (R)