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}}{{tnr}}'''Gary Finch''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[New York State Assembly]], representing District 126 since 2013 and currently serving as [[State Assembly Minority Whip|Minority Whip]]. He previously represented District 123 from 1999 to 2013. His political experience also includes being the deputy minority whip for the New York State Assembly; as well as mayor and trustee for the Village of Aurora.
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}}{{tnr}}'''Gary Finch''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[New York State Assembly]], representing District 126 since 2013 and currently serving as [[State House Assistant Minority Leader|Assistant Minority Leader]. He previously represented District 123 from 1999 to 2013, and is a former [[State Assembly Minority Whip|Minority Whip]]. His political experience also includes being the deputy minority whip for the New York State Assembly; as well as mayor and trustee for the Village of Aurora.
  
 
Finch is the owner and chief operating officer of Brew-Finch Funeral Homes.
 
Finch is the owner and chief operating officer of Brew-Finch Funeral Homes.

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Gary Finch
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New York State Assembly District 126
Incumbent
In office
1999 - Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 15
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$79,500/year
Per diem$61/half day and $171/full day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected1998
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sState University of New York Empire State College, 1989
Personal
ProfessionOwner/Chief Operating Officer, Brew-Finch Funeral Homes
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Gary Finch is a Republican member of the New York State Assembly, representing District 126 since 2013 and currently serving as [[State House Assistant Minority Leader|Assistant Minority Leader]. He previously represented District 123 from 1999 to 2013, and is a former Minority Whip. His political experience also includes being the deputy minority whip for the New York State Assembly; as well as mayor and trustee for the Village of Aurora.

Finch is the owner and chief operating officer of Brew-Finch Funeral Homes.

Finch attended Cayuga Community College; earned a degree from Simmons School of Mortuary Science in Syracuse, New York; and a BS in public administration and political theory from the State University of New York Empire State College. He and his wife, Marcia, have two children; Amy and Gregory.[1]

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Issues

Presidential preference

2012

See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

Gary Finch endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [2]

Elections

2012

See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2012

Finch ran in the 2012 election for New York State Assembly District 126. He ran unopposed in the Republican primary on September 13, 2012. He also ran on the Conservative Party and Independence Party of New York State tickets. He was unchallenged in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[3][4]

New York State Assembly, District 126, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngGary Finch Incumbent 100% 44,212
Total Votes 44,212

2010

See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2010

Finch ran unopposed in the September 14 Republican primary. He was unopposed in the general election on November 2.[5] In addition to his slot on the Republican Party ticket, he was also listed as a candidate of the Independence Party of New York State and the Conservative Party.

New York State Assembly, District 123 2010
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Gary Finch (R) 28,569

2008

On November 4, 2008 Finch won re-election to the New York State Assembly, District 123, defeating opponent Barbara King (D).

Finch raised $92,717 for his campaign while King raised $8,786.[6]

New York State Assembly, District 123 2008
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Gary Finch (R) 29,456
Barbara King (D) 15,940

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, Finch received $97,549 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[7]

New York State Assembly 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Gary Finch's campaign in 2010
Blank$10,582
Upstate Shredding LLC$3,800
New York State Funeral Directors Association$3,800
New York State Correctional Officers$3,750
Sci Management LP$2,500
Total Raised in 2010 $97,549

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Political offices
Preceded by
Donna Lupardo (D)
New York Assembly District 126
2013-present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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New York Assembly District 123
1999–2013
Succeeded by
Donna Lupardo (D)