Edward Hennessey

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Edward Hennessey
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New York State Assembly District 3
In office
January 1, 2013 - Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 2
Base salary$79,500/year
Per diem$172/full day; $61/half day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sSt. John's University, 1984
J.D.Touro College, 1988
Office website
Edward Hennessey is a Democratic member of the New York State Assembly, representing District 3. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.


Hennessey earned his B.A. in Government and Politics from St. John's University in 1984 and his J.D. from Touro College in 1988. His professional experience includes working as an attorney at Hennessey Law Office and as the former General Counsel for the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations.[1]

Committee assignments


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

New York Committee Assignments, 2013
Alcoholism and Drug Abuse
Consumer Affairs and Protection



See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2012

Hennessey ran in the 2012 election for New York State Assembly District 3. He ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on September 13, 2012. Incumbent Dean Murray ran unopposed in the Republican primary; he is also running on the Conservative Party and Independence Party of New York State tickets. He defeated Dean Murray in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3][4]

New York State Assembly, District 3, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngEdward J. Hennessey 50.3% 19,295
     Republican Dean Murray Incumbent 49.7% 19,056
Total Votes 38,351

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Edward Hennessey is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Edward Hennessey raised a total of $7,945 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 23, 2013.[5]

Edward Hennessey's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 New York State Assembly, District 2 Won $7,945
Grand Total Raised $7,945


Edward Hennessey won election to the New York State Assembly in 2012. During that election cycle, Edward Hennessey raised a total of $7,945.


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In 2013, the 200th New York State Legislature, first annual session, was in session from January 9 to December 31. In 2014, the 200th New York State Legislature, second annual session, was in session from January 8 to June 19, 2014.[6]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Dean Murray (R)
New York Assembly District 3
Succeeded by