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|Name = Felix Ortiz
political position  = New York State Assembly District 51 |
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|Position = New York State Assembly District 51
assumed office     = 1995 |
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|Status = Incumbent
term ends          = 2010 |
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|Tenure = 1995 - Present
political party    = [[Democrat]] |
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|Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 6, 2012|January 1, 2015]]
profession          = Legislator |
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|Assumed office = 1995
  website             = [http://assembly.state.ny.us/mem/?ad=051 House site] |
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}}{{tnr}}'''Felix Ortiz''' (b. November 2, 1959) is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[New York State Assembly]].  He has represented District 51 since 1995. Ortiz's political experiences also include member of New York City Department of City Planning; member of the 72nd precinct community council; and democratic district leader for the 51st Assembly District.
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}}{{tnr}}'''Felix Ortiz''' (b. November 2, 1959) is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[New York State Assembly]], representing District 51 since 1995. Ortiz's political experiences also include member of New York City Department of City Planning; member of the 72nd precinct community council; and democratic district leader for the 51st Assembly District.
  
 
Ortiz's professional experiences include the United States Army; administration of criminal justice, New York City Mayor's Office; senior budget analyst for Office of Management and Budget; and administration manager for Bureau of Management and Budget, Office of Bronx Borough President.
 
Ortiz's professional experiences include the United States Army; administration of criminal justice, New York City Mayor's Office; senior budget analyst for Office of Management and Budget; and administration manager for Bureau of Management and Budget, Office of Bronx Borough President.
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Ortiz earned a BS in business administration from Boricua College and a MPA from New York University.  He is married to Elba.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=4371 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Ortiz]</ref>
 
Ortiz earned a BS in business administration from Boricua College and a MPA from New York University.  He is married to Elba.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=4371 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Ortiz]</ref>
  
==Committee membership==
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==Committee assignments==
* [[Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Committee, New York Assembly]]
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===2013-2014===
* [[Correction Committee, New York Assembly]]
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At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Ortiz served on the following committees:
* [[Economic Development, Job Creation, Commerce and Industry Committee, New York Assembly]]
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* [[Labor Committee, New York Assembly]]
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[Rules Committee, New York Assembly]]
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|State = New York
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|year = 2013
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|Chamber = State Assembly
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|Committee1 = Cities
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|Chair1= Chair
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|Committee2 = Correction
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|Committee3 = Labor
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|Committee4 = Rules
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|Committee5 = Ways and Means
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}}
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===2011-2012===
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Ortiz served on the following committees:
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{{Committee Assignments
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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 = Correction
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|Committee2 = Economic Development, Job Creation, Commerce and Industry
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|Committee3 = Labor
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|Committee4 = Mental Health
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|Chair4 = Chair
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|Committee5 = Rules
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}}
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===2009-2010===
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In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Ortiz served on the following committees:
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|State = New York
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|year = 2009
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|Chamber = State Assembly
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|Committee1 = Alcoholism and Drug Abuse
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|Committee2 = Correction
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|Committee3 = Economic Development, Job Creation, Commerce and Industry
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|Committee4 = Labor
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|Committee5 = Rules
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}}
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==Policy positions==
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==="Caylee's Law"===
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Ortiz is one of several lawmakers around the nation who plan to introduce legislation known as "Caylee's Law." Named after the child whose death lead to the Casey Anthony murder trial, the laws would propose a range of provisions which mandate timely reporting of missing or deceased children.<ref>[http://abcnews.go.com/US/casey-anthony-trial-aftermath-caylee-law-drafted-states/story?id=14020260 ''ABC News,'' "Casey Anthony Trial Aftermath: 'Caylee's Law' Drafted in 4 States," July 7, 2011]</ref>
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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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Ortiz ran in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[New York State Assembly elections, 2012|New York State Assembly]] District 51. He ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on September 13, 2012. He defeated [[Henry Lallave]] 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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|Chamber = New York State Assembly, District 51, General Election
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|party1 = Democratic
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|party2 = Republican
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|winner1 = Felix Ortiz
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|candidate2 = Henry Lallave
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|votes1 = 18918
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|votes2 = 2635
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====Endorsements====
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*32BJ/SEIU<ref>[http://www.nydailynews.com/blogs/dailypolitics/2012/08/32bjseiu-endorses-for-state-senate-assembly ''New York Daily News,'' "32BJ/SEIU Endorses For State Senate, Assembly," August 1, 2012]</ref>
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===2010===
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:: ''See also: [[New York State Assembly elections, 2010]]''
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Ortiz ran unopposed in the September 14 Democratic primary. He defeated [[Henry Lallave]] (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, he ran on the [[Working Families Party|Working Familes]] ticket.
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|-
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| colspan="2" | {{won}} '''Felix Ortiz (D)'''
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| align="right" | '''8,499 '''
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| colspan="2" | Henry Lallave (R)
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| align="right" | 1,655
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===2008===
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On November 4, 2008 Ortiz won re-election to the [[New York State Assembly]], District 51, defeating opponents Luis Garcia (R) and Grace Coen (C).
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Ortiz raised $40,235 for his campaign while Garcia raised $0 and Coen raised $0.<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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|-
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| colspan="2" | {{won}} '''Felix Ortiz (D)'''
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| align="right" | '''16,302'''
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| colspan="2" | Luis Garcia (R)
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| align="right" | 2,161
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| colspan="2" | Grace Coen (C)
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| align="right" | 290
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==Campaign donors==
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===2012===
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===2010===
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In 2010, Ortiz received $78,526 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 = $78,526
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|org1 = New York City Board Of Education Employees Local 372
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|org2 = New York State Afl-Cio
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|org3 = New York State Public Employees Federation
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|org4 = New York State Psychiatric Association
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|org5 = Lipsky, Richard
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|orgdonor1 = $3,500
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|orgdonor2 = $3,000
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|orgdonor3 = $3,000
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|orgdonor4 = $3,000
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In 2008, a year in which Ortiz was up for re-election, he collected $40,235 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=96098 2008 contributions to Felix Ortiz]</ref>
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The major contributors were:
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| Card Services Inc
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| align="right" |$2,000
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| New York State Trial Lawyers
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| align="right" | $2,000
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| New York State Correctional Officers
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| align="right" | $1,500
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| [[New York State United Teachers]]
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| align="right" | $1,500
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==External links==
 
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*[http://assembly.state.ny.us/mem/?ad=051 New York Assembly - Rep. Felix Ortiz]  
 
*[http://assembly.state.ny.us/mem/?ad=051 New York Assembly - Rep. Felix Ortiz]  
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=4371 Project Vote Smart profile]
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*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=4371 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
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*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=4371 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
* Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=96098 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=83327 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=72495 2004], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=46196 2002], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=45778 2000], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=45344 1998]
 
* Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=96098 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=83327 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=72495 2004], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=46196 2002], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=45778 2000], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=45344 1998]
  
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Revision as of 01:56, 2 April 2013

Felix Ortiz
FelixOrtiz.jpg
New York State Assembly District 51
Incumbent
In office
1995 - Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 19
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$79,500/year
Per diem$171/full day; $61/half day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected1994
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sBoricua College, 1983
Master'sNew York University, 1986
Personal
Birthday11/02/1959
Place of birthSalinas, Puerto Rico
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Felix Ortiz (b. November 2, 1959) is a Democratic member of the New York State Assembly, representing District 51 since 1995. Ortiz's political experiences also include member of New York City Department of City Planning; member of the 72nd precinct community council; and democratic district leader for the 51st Assembly District.

Ortiz's professional experiences include the United States Army; administration of criminal justice, New York City Mayor's Office; senior budget analyst for Office of Management and Budget; and administration manager for Bureau of Management and Budget, Office of Bronx Borough President.

Ortiz earned a BS in business administration from Boricua College and a MPA from New York University. He is married to Elba.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

New York Committee Assignments, 2013
Cities, Chair
Correction
Labor
Rules
Ways and Means

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Policy positions

"Caylee's Law"

Ortiz is one of several lawmakers around the nation who plan to introduce legislation known as "Caylee's Law." Named after the child whose death lead to the Casey Anthony murder trial, the laws would propose a range of provisions which mandate timely reporting of missing or deceased children.[2]

Elections

2012

See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2012

Ortiz ran in the 2012 election for New York State Assembly District 51. He ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on September 13, 2012. He defeated Henry Lallave in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012. [3][4]

New York State Assembly, District 51, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngFelix Ortiz Incumbent 87.8% 18,918
     Republican Henry Lallave 12.2% 2,635
Total Votes 21,553

Endorsements

2010

See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2010

Ortiz ran unopposed in the September 14 Democratic primary. He defeated Henry Lallave (R) in the general election on November 2.[6] In addition to running on the Democratic ticket, he ran on the Working Familes ticket.

New York State Assembly, District 51 2010
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Felix Ortiz (D) 8,499
Henry Lallave (R) 1,655

2008

On November 4, 2008 Ortiz won re-election to the New York State Assembly, District 51, defeating opponents Luis Garcia (R) and Grace Coen (C).

Ortiz raised $40,235 for his campaign while Garcia raised $0 and Coen raised $0.[7]

New York State Assembly, District 51 2008
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Felix Ortiz (D) 16,302
Luis Garcia (R) 2,161
Grace Coen (C) 290

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, Ortiz received $78,526 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[8]


2008

In 2008, a year in which Ortiz was up for re-election, he collected $40,235 in donations.[9]

The major contributors were:

Donor Amount
Card Services Inc $2,000
New York State Trial Lawyers $2,000
New York State Correctional Officers $1,500
New York State United Teachers $1,500

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