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Earlene Hill Hooper
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New York State Assembly District 18
In office
1988 - Present
Term ends
January 7, 2013
Years in position 27
Base salary$79,500/year
Per diem$61/half day and $171/full day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First electedMarch 1988
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sNorfolk State College
Office website
Earlene Hill Hooper is a Democratic member of the New York State Assembly. She has represented District 18 since winning a special election in March 1988. Hooper is presently the Deputy Speaker of the Assembly. Her other political experience's include chair of the majority conference, New York State Assembly in 2001; serving on the national Democratic Platform Committee for the Democratic National Party; and committeewoman of Nassau County Democratic Party.

Hooper is presently an adjunct professor for Adelphi University, Graduate School of Social Work. Her other professional experiences include shop steward for public employees federation, Department of Social Services Office; administrator for New York Sate Department of Social Services Division of Children and Family Services; and as a social worker.

Hooper earned a BA in english from Norfolk State College; a MSW from Adelphi University; and a Doctor of Humane Letters fro Five Towns College. She is married to Thomas.[1]

Committee assignments


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


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



See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2010

Hooper defeated Van White and Jack Prophet in the September 14 Democratic primary. She defeated Derek Partee (R) in the general election on November 2.[2] In addition to running on the Democratic ticket, he ran on the Independence Party of New York State ticket.

New York State Assembly, District 18 2010
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Earlene Hill Hooper (D) 20,666
Derek Partee (R) 4,220


On November 4, 2008 Hooper won re-election to the New York State Assembly, District 18, defeating opponents Darren Bryant (R) and Henry Conyers (WF).

Hooper raised $50,288 for his campaign while Bryant raised $0 and Conyers raised $13,491.[3]

New York State Assembly, District 18 2008
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Earlene Hooper (D) 31,629
Darren Bryant (R) 4,538
Henry Conyers (WF) 990

Campaign donors


In 2010, Hooper received $43,890 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[4]

New York State Assembly 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Earlene Hill Hooper's campaign in 2010
Friends Ofsilver$3,800
Amalgamated Transit Union New York$2,500
New York State United Teachers$2,200
Friends Of Andrew Hardwick & Assoc Inc$1,900
New York State Afl-Cio$1,450
Total Raised in 2010 $43,890


In 2008, a year in which Hooper was up for re-election, she collected $50,288 in donations.[5]

Donor Amount
New York State United Teachers $3,800
Fannie Lou Hammer $2,500
New York State AFL-CIO $2,250
Keyspan Energy $2,000
Independence Party of New York $2,000
Carl Burnett Funeral Home $2,000

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New York Assembly - District 18
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