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|Name = George Amedore
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|Position = New York State Senate District 46
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}}{{tnr}}'''George Amedore''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[New York State Assembly]]. He has represented District 105 since 2007.  
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}}{{tnr}}'''George Amedore''' is a former [[Republican]] member of the [[New York State Senate]], representing District 46 for a brief period in January 2013.  
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After officially certified election results deemed Amedore the winner of the District 46 seat, he was sworn in as a legislator in January 2013. However, just days later (and 73 days after the general election), Amedore's opponent, [[Cecilia F. Tkaczyk]] (D) was named the winner after county election officials opened nearly 100 new ballots.<ref>[http://www.timesunion.com/local/article/It-s-Tkaczyk-by-just-18-votes-4205383.php ''Timesunion.com'', "It's Tkaczyk by just 18 votes," accessed January 21, 2013]</ref>
  
 
Amedore and his wife, Joelle, have three children; George, Anthony, and Bria.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=93083 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Amedore]</ref>
 
Amedore and his wife, Joelle, have three children; George, Anthony, and Bria.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=93083 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Amedore]</ref>
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==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
 
===2011-2012===
 
===2011-2012===
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Amedore has been appointed to the following committees:
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Amedore served on the following committees:
 
* [[Agriculture Committee, New York State Assembly]]
 
* [[Agriculture Committee, New York State Assembly]]
 
* [[Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Committee, New York State Assembly]]
 
* [[Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Committee, New York State Assembly]]
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* [[Codes Committee, New York Assembly]]
 
* [[Codes Committee, New York Assembly]]
 
* [[Economic Development, Job Creation, Commerce and Industry Committee, New York Assembly]]
 
* [[Economic Development, Job Creation, Commerce and Industry Committee, New York Assembly]]
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{{presendorse|2012|Mitt Romney}}<ref>[http://www.mittromney.com/news/press/2011/12/mitt-romney-announces-new-york-assembly-endorsements ''Mitt Romney for President,'' "Mitt Romney Announces New York Assembly Endorsements," December 9, 2011]</ref>
  
 
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Amedore ran in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[New York State Senate elections, 2012|New York State Senate]] District 46. Amedore 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. Amedore was defeated by [[Cecilia F. Tkaczyk]] (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
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The 46th District was newly drawn, and seemed initially to favor incumbent Amedore. However, the race was close, as outside PACs poured money into the district supporting Tkaczyk.  Although the official results shown below deemed Amedore the winner, county election officials opened 91 new ballots in January 2013 which eventually gave Tkaczyk an 18 vote lead. Amedore, who had been officially sworn into the Senate just days before, became the shortest tenured Senator in modern history.'''<ref>[http://www.timesunion.com/local/article/It-s-Tkaczyk-by-just-18-votes-4205383.php ''Timesunion.com'', "It's Tkaczyk by just 18 votes," accessed January 21, 2013]</ref>
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===2010===
 
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Amedore defeated Gerard Parisi in the September 14 Republican primary. Amedore defeated [[Angelo Santabarbara]] (D) 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 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]].
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Amedore defeated Gerard Parisi in the September 14 Republican primary. Amedore defeated [[Angelo Santabarbara]] (D) 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," accessed February 11, 2014]</ref> 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]].
  
 
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===2008===
 
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On November 4, 2008 Amedore won re-election to the [[New York State Assembly]], District 105, defeating opponent Mark Blanchfield (D).  
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On November 4, 2008, Amedore won re-election to the [[New York State Assembly]], District 105, defeating opponent Mark Blanchfield (D).  
  
 
Amedore raised $520,191 for his campaign while Blanchfield raised $260,782.<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>
 
Amedore raised $520,191 for his campaign while Blanchfield raised $260,782.<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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In 2010, Amedore received $130,263 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," accessed December 23, 2013]</ref>
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|org1 = Sand Stone Investment Partners LLC
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George Amedore
GeorgeAmedore.jpg
New York State Senate District 46
Former Member
In office
2013-2013
PartyRepublican
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
New York State Assembly District 105
2007 - 2013
Personal
ReligionChristian
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
George Amedore is a former Republican member of the New York State Senate, representing District 46 for a brief period in January 2013.

After officially certified election results deemed Amedore the winner of the District 46 seat, he was sworn in as a legislator in January 2013. However, just days later (and 73 days after the general election), Amedore's opponent, Cecilia F. Tkaczyk (D) was named the winner after county election officials opened nearly 100 new ballots.[1]

Amedore and his wife, Joelle, have three children; George, Anthony, and Bria.[2]

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Issues

Presidential preference

2012

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

George Amedore endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [3]

Elections

2012

See also: New York State Senate elections, 2012

Amedore ran in the 2012 election for New York State Senate District 46. Amedore 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. Amedore was defeated by Cecilia F. Tkaczyk (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.

The 46th District was newly drawn, and seemed initially to favor incumbent Amedore. However, the race was close, as outside PACs poured money into the district supporting Tkaczyk. Although the official results shown below deemed Amedore the winner, county election officials opened 91 new ballots in January 2013 which eventually gave Tkaczyk an 18 vote lead. Amedore, who had been officially sworn into the Senate just days before, became the shortest tenured Senator in modern history.[4]

New York State Senate, District 46, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngCecilia F. Tkaczyk 50% 63,213
     Republican George Amedore 50% 63,195
Total Votes 126,408

2010

See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2010

Amedore defeated Gerard Parisi in the September 14 Republican primary. Amedore defeated Angelo Santabarbara (D) 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 105 2010
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png George Amedore (R) 21,438
Angelo Santabarbara (D) 15,089

2008

On November 4, 2008, Amedore won re-election to the New York State Assembly, District 105, defeating opponent Mark Blanchfield (D).

Amedore raised $520,191 for his campaign while Blanchfield raised $260,782.[6]

New York State Assembly, District 105 2008
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png George Amedore (R) 29,784
Mark Blanchfield (D) 18,404

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Amedore received $130,263 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[7]

New York State Assembly 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to George Amedore's campaign in 2010
Sand Stone Investment Partners LLC$3,800
Larned, Timothy$3,800
Emerald Asset Advisors LLC$3,800
Golub, Neil M$3,500
BTL Properties Inc$3,000
Total Raised in 2010 $130,263

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Political offices
Preceded by
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New York Assembly District 105
2007–2013
Succeeded by
Kieran Michael Lalor (R)
Preceded by
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New York State Senate District 46
2013–2013
Succeeded by
Cecilia F. Tkaczyk (D)