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|Name = George Latimer
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|Position = New York State Senate District 37
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}}{{tnr}}'''George Latimer''' (b. November 22, 1953) is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[New York State Assembly]]. He has represented District 91 since 2005. Latimer's political experiences also include legislator for Westchester County Board of Legislators; candidate for lieutenant governor for New York State; chairman of the Westchester County Board of Legislators; councilman for Rye City Council; and chair of the Westchester County Democratic Committee.
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}}{{tnr}}'''George S. Latimer''' (b. November 22, 1953) is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[New York State Senate]], representing District 37 since 2013. He previously served in the [[New York State Assembly]], representing District 91 from 2005 to 2013. Latimer's political experiences also include legislator for Westchester County Board of Legislators; candidate for lieutenant governor for New York State; chairman of the Westchester County Board of Legislators; councilman for Rye City Council; and chair of the Westchester County Democratic Committee.
  
 
Latimer's professional experience is as a marketing executive for AT&T, IBM, International Telephone & Telegraph Company, Nestle, and Sherson Lehman.
 
Latimer's professional experience is as a marketing executive for AT&T, IBM, International Telephone & Telegraph Company, Nestle, and Sherson Lehman.
  
 
Latimer earned a BA from Fordham University and a MPA from New York University's Wagner School.  He and his wife, Robin, have one child; Meagan.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=44173 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Latimer]</ref>
 
Latimer earned a BA from Fordham University and a MPA from New York University's Wagner School.  He and his wife, Robin, have one child; Meagan.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=44173 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Latimer]</ref>
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==Committee assignments==
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===2013-2014===
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At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Latimer served on the following committees:
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|Chamber = State Senate
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|Committee1 = Consumer Protection
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|Committee2 = Education
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|Committee3 = Environmental Conservation
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|Committee4 = Infrastructure and Capital Investment
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|Committee5 = Local Government
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|Committee6 = Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities
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|Committee7 = Racing, Gaming and Wagering
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===2011-2012===
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Latimer served on the following committees:
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|Committee1 = Environmental Conservation
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|Committee2 = Governmental Operations
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|Committee3 = Insurance
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|Committee4 = Labor
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|Committee5 = Local Governments
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|Committee6 = Transportation
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===2009-2010===
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|Committee1 = Environmental Conservation
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|Committee2 = Governmental Operations
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|Committee3 = Insurance
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|Committee4 = Labor
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|Committee5 = Local Governments
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|Committee6 = Transportation
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===2012===
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Latimer ran in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[New York State Senate elections, 2012|New York State Senate]] District 37. He ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on September 13, 2012. He also ranon the [[Working Families Party]] ticket. Latimer defeated [[Bob Cohen]] (R) 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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==Campaign donors==
 
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In 2010, Latimer received $125,617 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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In the 2008 election, Latimer raised a total of $140,964.<ref name="FTM1">[XXXXXXX Follow the Money - 2008 Campaign contributions]</ref>
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In the 2008 election, Latimer raised a total of $140,964.<ref name="FTM1">[Latimer Follow the Money - 2008 Campaign contributions]</ref>
  
 
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==Committee assignments==
 
* [[Environmental Conservation Committee, New York Assembly]]
 
:*Subcommittee on Catastrophic Natural Disasters
 
* [[Governmental Operations Committee, New York Assembly]]
 
* [[Insurance Committee, New York Assembly]]
 
* [[Labor Committee, New York Assembly]]
 
* [[Local Governments Committee, New York Assembly]]
 
* [[Transportation Committee, New York Assembly]]
 
*Subcommittee on Oversight of Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprises
 
  
 
==External links==
 
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*[http://assembly.state.ny.us/mem/?ad=091 New York Assembly - Rep. George Latimer]  
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*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=44173 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
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Revision as of 17:40, 26 June 2013

George Latimer
George Latimer.jpg
New York State Senate District 37
Incumbent
In office
January 1, 2013 - Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 1
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$79,500/year
Per diem$171/full day; $61/half day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
New York State Assembly District 91
2005-2013
Education
Bachelor'sFordham University, 1974
Master'sNew York University's Wagner School, 1976
Personal
Birthday11/22/1953
Place of birthMount Vernon, NY
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
George S. Latimer (b. November 22, 1953) is a Democratic member of the New York State Senate, representing District 37 since 2013. He previously served in the New York State Assembly, representing District 91 from 2005 to 2013. Latimer's political experiences also include legislator for Westchester County Board of Legislators; candidate for lieutenant governor for New York State; chairman of the Westchester County Board of Legislators; councilman for Rye City Council; and chair of the Westchester County Democratic Committee.

Latimer's professional experience is as a marketing executive for AT&T, IBM, International Telephone & Telegraph Company, Nestle, and Sherson Lehman.

Latimer earned a BA from Fordham University and a MPA from New York University's Wagner School. He and his wife, Robin, have one child; Meagan.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

New York Committee Assignments, 2013
Consumer Protection
Education
Environmental Conservation
Infrastructure and Capital Investment
Local Government
Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities
Racing, Gaming and Wagering

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: New York State Senate elections, 2012

Latimer ran in the 2012 election for New York State Senate District 37. He ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on September 13, 2012. He also ranon the Working Families Party ticket. Latimer defeated Bob Cohen (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

New York State Senate, District 37, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngGeorge Latimer 54.1% 64,236
     Republican Bob Cohen 45.9% 54,574
Total Votes 118,810

2010

See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2010

Latimer ran unopposed in the September 14 Democratic primary. He defeated Bill Reed (R) in the general election on November 2.[4] In addition to running on the Democratic ticket, he was also listed as a candidate of the Independence Party of New York State, and Working Families Party.

New York State Assembly, District 91 2010
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png George Latimer (D) 21,759
Bill Reed (R) 10,283

2008

On November 4, 2008 Latimer won re-election to the New York State Assembly, District 91, defeating opponent Rob Biagi (R).

Latimer raised $140,964 for his campaign while Biagi raised $22,273.[5]

New York State Assembly, District 91 2008
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png George Latimer (D) 31,886
Rob Biagi (R) 12,816

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, Latimer received $125,617 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[6]

New York State Assembly 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to George Latimer's campaign in 2010
Rivergate Development$3,800
New York State Pipe Trades Association$2,000
New York State United Teachers$1,650
Nationwide$1,500
New York State Nurses Association$1,250
Total Raised in 2010 $125,617

2008

In the 2008 election, Latimer raised a total of $140,964.[7]

His five largest contributors in 2008 were:

Donor Amount
Chin, Sylvia F $2,000
New York State Trial Lawyers $1,500
New York State United Teachers $1,500
New York State Pipe Trades Association $1,500
Communications Workers Local 1103 $1,050

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Political offices
Preceded by
Suzi Oppenheimer (D)
New York Senate District 37
2013–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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New York Assembly District 91
2005–2013
Succeeded by
Steven Otis (D)