Frank Skartados

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Frank Skartados
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New York State Assembly District 104
In office
2012 - Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 3
Base salary$79,500/year
Per diem$61/half day and $171/full day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedMarch 20, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
State Assembly District 100
Office website
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Frank Skartados is a Democratic member of the New York State Assembly, representing District 104 since 2013. He previously represented District 100 after winning the March 20, 2012 special election until 2013. 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; serving as chair of the health department for New York Military Academy; and working 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]



See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2012

Skartados ran in the 2012 election for New York State Assembly District 104. He ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on September 13, 2012. He also ran on the Working Families Party ticket. He defeated Christine M. Bello in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012. [3][4]

New York State Assembly, District 104, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngFrank Skartados Incumbent 67.5% 26,987
     Republican Christine M. Bello 32.5% 12,972
Total Votes 39,959

2012 special election

See also: State legislative special elections, 2012

Skartados defeated John Forman (R) in the March 20, 2012 special election. Skartados also ran on the Working Family Party ticket. Forma also ran on the Independence and Conservative Party tickets.[5][6]


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.[7][8] Skartados maintains he will appeal a judge's decision.[9]


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.[10]

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


In the 2008 election, Skartados raised a total of $6,965.[11]

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
John McEneny (D)
New York Assembly District 104
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Thomas Kirwan
New York Assembly District 100
Succeeded by
Aileen Gunther (D)
Preceded by
New York Assembly District 100
Succeeded by
Thomas Kirwan