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|Name = Ellen Jaffee
political position  = New York State Assembly District 95 |
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|Position = New York State Assembly District 97
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|Status = Incumbent
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|Tenure = 2007 - Present
political party    = [[Democrat]] |
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|Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 6, 2012|January 1, 2015]]
  profession          = Attorney |
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website             = [http://assembly.state.ny.us/mem/?ad=095 House site] |
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}}{{tnr}}'''Ellen Jaffee''' (b. May 20, 1944) is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[New York State Assembly]].  She has represented District 95 since 2007Jaffee's political experiences also include candidate for New York Assembly, District 95 in 2002; county legislator for District 12 - New York Rockland County; and trustee for the Village of Suffern.
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}}{{tnr}}'''Ellen Jaffee''' (b. May 20, 1944) is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[New York State Assembly]], representing District 97She was first elected to the chamber in 2006.  
  
Jaffee's professional experience is as an educational consultant and teacher with Ponoma Middle School.
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She previously represented District 95 in the Assembly from 2007 to 2013. Jaffee's political experience includes being a candidate for District 95 in the New York Assembly in 2002, a county legislator for District 12 - New York Rockland County, and a trustee for the Village of Suffern.
  
Jaffee earned a BA from Brooklyn College and a MS in special education from Fordham University.  She and her husband, Steven, have two children; Marc and Allison.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=45057 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Jaffee]</ref>
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==Biography==
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Jaffee earned a BA from Brooklyn College, and a MS in Special Education from Fordham University.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=45057 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Jaffee]</ref> Her professional experience includes working as an educational consultant, and as a teacher at Ponoma Middle School.
  
==Committee membership==
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==Committee assignments==
* [[Children and Families Committee, New York Assembly]]
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===2013-2014===
* [[Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee, New York Assembly]]
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At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Jaffee served on the following committees:
* [[Environmental Conservation Committee, New York Assembly]]
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* [[Higher Education Committee, New York Assembly]]
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* [[Local Governments Committee, New York Assembly]]
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|Chamber = State Assembly
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|Committee1 = Children and Families
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|Committee2 = Economic Development, Job Creation, Commerce and Industry
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|Committee3 = Environmental Conservation
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|Committee4 = Higher Education
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|Committee5 = Local Governments
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|Committee6 = Mental Health
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===2011-2012===
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Jaffee served on the following committees:
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|State = New York
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|year = 2011
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|Chamber = State Assembly
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|Committee1 = Children and Families
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|Committee2 = Environmental Conservation
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|Committee3 = Higher Education
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|Committee4 = Local Governments
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|Committee5 = Mental Health
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===2009-2010===
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In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Jaffee served on the following committees:
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|State = New York
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|Committee1 = Children and Families
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|Committee2 = Consumer Affairs and Protection
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|Committee3 = Environmental Conservation
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|Committee4 = Higher Education
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|Committee5 = Local Governments
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==Elections==
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===2012===
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:: ''See also: [[New York State Assembly elections, 2012]]''
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Jaffee ran in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[New York State Assembly elections, 2012|New York State Assembly]] District 97. She ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on September 13, 2012. She also ran on the [[Working Families Party]] ticket. She defeated [[Joseph T. Gravagna]] in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012. <ref>[http://www.elections.ny.gov:8080/reports/rwservlet?cmdkey=whofiled ''State of New York, State Board of Elections'', Candidate Petition List, retrieved August 15, 2012.]</ref><ref>[http://abclocal.go.com/wabc/elections/local/results?g=nyAssembly&state=NY ''ABC News,'' "New York unofficial 2012 primary election results," accessed September 13, 2012]</ref>
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===2010===
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Jaffee ran unopposed in the September 14 Democratic primary. She defeated [[Thomas Morr]] (R) in the general election on November 2.<ref>[http://elections.nytimes.com/2010/results/new-york/state-legislature New York Times NY state legislative election results]</ref> In addition to running on the Democratic ticket, she was also listed as a candidate of the [[Independence Party of New York State]], and [[Working Families Party]].
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| colspan="2" | {{won}} '''Ellen Jaffee (D)'''
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| align="right" | '''20,702 '''
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| colspan="2" | Thomas Morr (R)
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| align="right" | 13,241
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===2008===
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On November 4, 2008 Jaffee won re-election to the [[New York State Assembly]], District 95. She ran unopposed.
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Jaffee raised $88,381 for her campaign.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_election_results.phtml?s=NY&y=2008#results_summary_H ''Follow the Money's report 2008 Campaign donations in New York'']</ref>
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| colspan="2" | {{won}} '''Ellen Jaffee (D)'''
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| align="right" | '''32,850'''
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==Campaign donors==
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===2012===
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{{State leg donor}}
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In 2010, Jaffee received $69,945 in campaign donations.  The top contributors are listed below.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/grid.phtml?s=NY&y=2010&#fC Follow the Money - 2010 contributions]</ref>
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|Chamber = New York State Assembly
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = $69,945
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|org1 = New York State United Teachers
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|org2 = Eleanor Roosevelt Legacy Cmte
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|org3 = Commercial Site Management
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|org4 = New York State Nurses Association
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|org5 = Wyeth Pharmaceuticals
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|orgdonor1 = $3,800
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|orgdonor2 = $2,000
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|orgdonor3 = $1,387
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|orgdonor4 = $1,375
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|orgdonor5 = $1,200
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In the 2008 election, Jaffee raised a total of $88,381.<ref name="FTM1">[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=96045 Follow the Money - 2008 Campaign contributions]</ref>
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Her five largest contributors in 2008 were:
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| Jaffee, Steven
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| [[New York State United Teachers]]
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| align="right" | $4,450
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| Friends of Sheldon Silver
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| align="right" | $3,800
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| New York State Trial Lawyers
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| align="right" | $3,000
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| Eleanor Roosevelt Legacy CMTE
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| align="right" | $2,000
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==Personal==
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Jaffee and her husband, Steven, have two children; Marc and Allison.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=45057 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Jaffee]</ref>
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==Recent news==
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This section displays the most recent stories in a Google News search for the term "'''Ellen + Jaffee + New + York + Assembly'''"
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:''All stories may not be relevant to this legislator due to the nature of the search engine.''
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==External links==
 
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*[http://assembly.state.ny.us/mem/?ad=095 New York Assembly - Rep. Ellen Jaffee]  
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*[http://assembly.state.ny.us/mem/?ad=097 New York Assembly - Rep. Ellen Jaffee]  
 
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=45057 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=45057 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=45057 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=45057 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
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Revision as of 19:42, 12 July 2013

Ellen Jaffee
Ellen Jaffee.jpg
New York State Assembly District 97
Incumbent
In office
2007 - Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 7
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$79,500/year
Per diem$171/full day; $61/half day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2006
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
New York State Assembly District 95
2007-2013
Education
Bachelor'sBrooklyn College, 1965
Master'sFordham University, 1980
Personal
Birthday05/20/1944
Place of birthBrooklyn, NY
ProfessionAttorney
ReligionJewish
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Ellen Jaffee (b. May 20, 1944) is a Democratic member of the New York State Assembly, representing District 97. She was first elected to the chamber in 2006.

She previously represented District 95 in the Assembly from 2007 to 2013. Jaffee's political experience includes being a candidate for District 95 in the New York Assembly in 2002, a county legislator for District 12 - New York Rockland County, and a trustee for the Village of Suffern.

Biography

Jaffee earned a BA from Brooklyn College, and a MS in Special Education from Fordham University.[1] Her professional experience includes working as an educational consultant, and as a teacher at Ponoma Middle School.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

New York Committee Assignments, 2013
Children and Families
Economic Development, Job Creation, Commerce and Industry
Environmental Conservation
Higher Education
Local Governments
Mental Health

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2012

Jaffee ran in the 2012 election for New York State Assembly District 97. She ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on September 13, 2012. She also ran on the Working Families Party ticket. She defeated Joseph T. Gravagna in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012. [2][3]

New York State Assembly, District 97, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngEllen Jaffee Incumbent 65.2% 29,546
     Republican Joseph T. Gravagna 34.8% 15,801
Total Votes 45,347

2010

See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2010

Jaffee ran unopposed in the September 14 Democratic primary. She defeated Thomas Morr (R) in the general election on November 2.[4] In addition to running on the Democratic ticket, she was also listed as a candidate of the Independence Party of New York State, and Working Families Party.

New York State Assembly, District 95 2010
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Ellen Jaffee (D) 20,702
Thomas Morr (R) 13,241

2008

On November 4, 2008 Jaffee won re-election to the New York State Assembly, District 95. She ran unopposed.

Jaffee raised $88,381 for her campaign.[5]

New York State Assembly, District 95 2008
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Ellen Jaffee (D) 32,850

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, Jaffee received $69,945 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[6]

New York State Assembly 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Ellen Jaffee's campaign in 2010
New York State United Teachers$3,800
Eleanor Roosevelt Legacy Cmte$2,000
Commercial Site Management$1,387
New York State Nurses Association$1,375
Wyeth Pharmaceuticals$1,200
Total Raised in 2010 $69,945

2008

In the 2008 election, Jaffee raised a total of $88,381.[7]

Her five largest contributors in 2008 were:

Donor Amount
Jaffee, Steven $5,000
New York State United Teachers $4,450
Friends of Sheldon Silver $3,800
New York State Trial Lawyers $3,000
Eleanor Roosevelt Legacy CMTE $2,000

Personal

Jaffee and her husband, Steven, have two children; Marc and Allison.[8]

Recent news

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Preceded by
Ann Rabbitt (R)
New York Assembly District 97
2013–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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New York Assembly District 95
2007–2013
Succeeded by
Sandra Galef (D)