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}}{{tnr}}'''Frank Skartados''' was a [[Democratic]] member of the [[New York State Assembly]]. He represented District 100 from 2009-2010.  
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}}{{tnr}}'''Frank Skartados''' is a [[Democratic]] candidate in the [[State legislative special elections, 2012#March 20, 2012|March 20, 2012 special election]] for the [[New York State Assembly]], District 100. The special election was called to fill the vacancy created when [[Thomas Kirwan]] (R) passed away in 2011 at the age of 78.<ref>[http://www.recordonline.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20111129/NEWS/111129825 ''RecordOnline,'' "Assemblyman Thomas Kirwan of Newburgh dies at 78," November 29, 2011]</ref>
  
 
Skartados' professional experiences include teaching environmental studies and American History for the New York Military Academy; chair of the health department for New York Military Academy; and as an intern for the Center Against Apartheid for the United Nations.
 
Skartados' professional experiences include teaching environmental studies and American History for the New York Military Academy; chair of the health department for New York Military Academy; and as an intern for the Center Against Apartheid for the United Nations.
  
 
Skartados earneed his BA in political science from the State University of New York at New Paltz and a MA in international studies from State Universty of California at Sacramento.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=110350 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Skartados]</ref>
 
Skartados earneed his BA in political science from the State University of New York at New Paltz and a MA in international studies from State Universty of California at Sacramento.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=110350 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Skartados]</ref>
 
Skartados is trailing [[Thomas Kirwan]] (R) in the final undecided race of the [[State legislative elections, 2010|2010 elections]]. Skartados maintains he will appeal a judge's decision.<ref name="mhn"/>
 
  
 
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Skartados ran unopposed in the September 14 Democratic primary.
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Skartados lost to challenger [[Thomas Kirwan]] (R) in the [[New York State Assembly elections, 2010|2010 Assembly race]] for District 100 by 15 votes. Skartados ran unopposed in the September 14 Democratic primary.<ref>[http://polhudson.lohudblogs.com/2011/02/16/kirwan-wins-court-ruling-on-election/ ''Politics on the Hudson,'' "Kirwan Wins Court Ruling On Election," February 16, 2011]</ref><ref>[http://www.nydailynews.com/opinions/2011/01/30/2011-01-30_let_us_count_the_ways.html ''New York Daily News'' "New York needs a single standard, not three, for deciding razor-close elections," January 30, 2011]</ref> Skartados maintains he will appeal a judge's decision.<ref name="mhn">[http://www.midhudsonnews.com/News/2011/January/21/AD100_recount-21Jan11.html ''Midhudson news'' "Kirwan up by a dozen votes," January 21, 2011]</ref>  
 
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He is losing to challenger [[Thomas Kirwan]] (R) in the [[New York State Assembly elections, 2010|2010 Assembly race]] for District 100 by 15 votes.<ref>[http://www.nydailynews.com/opinions/2011/01/30/2011-01-30_let_us_count_the_ways.html ''New York Daily News'' "New York needs a single standard, not three, for deciding razor-close elections," January 30, 2011]</ref> Skartados maintains he will appeal a judge's decision.<ref name="mhn">[http://www.midhudsonnews.com/News/2011/January/21/AD100_recount-21Jan11.html ''Midhudson news'' "Kirwan up by a dozen votes," January 21, 2011]</ref>  
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During his tenure in the Assembly, Skartados was appointed to the following committees:
 
* [[Agriculture Committee, New York Assembly]]
 
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Frank Skartados
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Candidate for
New York State Assembly District 100
PartyDemocratic
Prior offices
State Assembly District 100
2009-2010
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Frank Skartados is a Democratic candidate in the March 20, 2012 special election for the New York State Assembly, District 100. The special election was called to fill the vacancy created when Thomas Kirwan (R) passed away in 2011 at the age of 78.[1]

Skartados' professional experiences include teaching environmental studies and American History for the New York Military Academy; chair of the health department for New York Military Academy; and as an intern for the Center Against Apartheid for the United Nations.

Skartados earneed his BA in political science from the State University of New York at New Paltz and a MA in international studies from State Universty of California at Sacramento.[2]

Elections

2012

See also: State legislative special elections, 2012

2010

See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2010

Skartados lost to challenger Thomas Kirwan (R) in the 2010 Assembly race for District 100 by 15 votes. Skartados ran unopposed in the September 14 Democratic primary.[3][4] Skartados maintains he will appeal a judge's decision.[5]

2008

On November 4, 2008 Skartados won election to the New York State Assembly, District 100, defeating opponent Tom Kirwan (R).

Skartados raised $6,965 for his campaign while Kirwan raised $31,910.[6]

New York State Assembly, District 100 2008
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Frank Skartados (D) 22,501
Tom Kirwan (R) 21,605

Campaign donors

2008

In the 2008 election, Skartados raised a total of $6,965.[7]

His four largest contributors in 2008 were:

Donor Amount
Skartados, Frank K $3,260
Blank $1,200
Morgan, Madeline $200
Olivera, Mary $160

Committee assignments

During his tenure in the Assembly, Skartados was appointed to the following committees:

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Political offices
Preceded by
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New York Assembly - District 100
2009–2010
Succeeded by
Thomas Kirwan