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}}{{tnr}}'''James F. Brennan''' (b. April 17, 1952) is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[New York State Assembly]], representing District 44 since 1985.  
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}}{{tnr}}'''James F. Brennan''' (b. April 17, 1952) is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[New York State Assembly]], representing District 44.  He was first elected to the chamber in 1984.  
  
Brennan's professional experience is as staff to New York State Assembly member Joseph Ferris.
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==Biography==
 
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Brennan earned his B.A. from Yale University and his J.D. from Brooklyn Law School.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=4283 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Brennan]</ref> His professional experience includes working as an attorney, and serving as staff to New York State Assembly member Joseph Ferris.
Brennan earned a BA from Yale University and a JD from Brooklyn Law School.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=4283 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Brennan]</ref>
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====Endorsements====
 
*32BJ/SEIU<ref>[http://www.nydailynews.com/blogs/dailypolitics/2012/08/32bjseiu-endorses-for-state-senate-assembly ''New York Daily News,'' "32BJ/SEIU Endorses For State Senate, Assembly," August 1, 2012]</ref>
 
  
 
===2010===
 
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:: ''See also: [[New York State Assembly elections, 2010]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[New York State Assembly elections, 2010]]''
  
Brennan ran unopposed in the September 14 Democratic primary. He defeated [[Alfred Caccamo]] (R) 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>
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Brennan ran unopposed in the September 14 Democratic primary. He defeated [[Alfred Caccamo]] (R) 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>
  
 
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===2008===
 
===2008===
  
On November 4, 2008 Brennan won re-election to the [[New York State Assembly]], District 44, defeating opponent Yvette Bennett (R).  
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On November 4, 2008, Brennan won re-election to the [[New York State Assembly]], District 44, defeating opponent Yvette Bennett (R).  
  
 
Brennan raised $16,500 for his campaign while Yvette Bennett raised $3,304.<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>
 
Brennan raised $16,500 for his campaign while Yvette Bennett raised $3,304.<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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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
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{{Comprehensive donor history
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|Name =  James Brennan
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|Full name =  James Brennan
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|year = 1998
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|Editdate = September 24, 2013
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|link = <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=677 ''followthemoney.org,'' "Brennan, James" Accessed September 24, 2013]</ref>
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|party = Democratic
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|totalraised2012 = 306935
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|result2012 = Won
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|office2012 = [[New York State Assembly elections, 2012|New York State Assembly, District 44]]
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|totalraised2010 = 62923
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|result2010 = Won
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|office2010 = [[New York State Assembly elections, 2010|New York State Assembly, District 44]]
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|totalraised2008 = 16500
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|result2008 = Won
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|office2008 = [[New York State Assembly elections, 2008|New York State Assembly, District 44]]
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|totalraised2006 = 45052
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|result2006 = Won
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|office2006 = [[New York State Assembly elections, 2006|New York State Assembly, District 44]]
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|totalraised2004 = 6714
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|result2004 = Won
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|office2004 = [[New York State Assembly elections, 2004|New York State Assembly, District 44]]
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|totalraised2002 = 40835
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|result2002 = Won
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|office2002 = [[New York State Assembly elections, 2002|New York State Assembly, District 44]]
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|totalraised2000 = 31255
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|result2000 = Won
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|office2000 = [[New York State Assembly elections, 2000|New York State Assembly, District 44]]
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|totalraised1998 = 22335
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|result1998 = Won
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|office1998 = [[New York State Assembly|New York State Assembly, District 44]]
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}}
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===2012===
 
===2012===
{{State leg donor}}
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{{SLP donor box 2012
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|name =  James Brennan
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|full Name =  James Brennan
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=135547
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|office= New York State Assembly
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 306935
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|org1 = Jim Brennan for New York
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|org2 = Brennan, James F
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|org3 = River York Barclay
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|org4 = Columbus 60th Realty
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|org5 = New York State Trial Lawyers
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|orgamount1 = 199273
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|orgamount2 = 10000
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|orgamount3 = 4100
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|orgamount4 = 3500
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|orgamount5 = 3100
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|}}
 
===2010===
 
===2010===
In 2010, Brennan received $62,923 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 2010, Brennan received $62,923 in campaign donations.  The top contributors are listed below.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/grid.phtml?s=NY&y=2010&#fC ''followthemoney.org'', "2010 contributions," accessed December 23, 2013]</ref>
  
 
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===2008===
 
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==Endorsements==
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===2012===
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In 2012, Brennan’s endorsements included the following:
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*32BJ/SEIU<ref>[http://www.nydailynews.com/blogs/dailypolitics/2012/08/32bjseiu-endorses-for-state-senate-assembly ''New York Daily News,'' "32BJ/SEIU Endorses For State Senate, Assembly," August 1, 2012]</ref>
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==Recent news==
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*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=4283 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=4283 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=4283 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=4283 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
* Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=95977 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=83198 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=72237 2004], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=45983 2002], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=45479 2000], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=45153 1998]
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* Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=135547 2012], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=118063 2010], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=95977 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=83198 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=72237 2004], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=45983 2002], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=45479 2000], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=45153 1998]
  
 
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James Brennan
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New York State Assembly District 44
Incumbent
In office
1985 - Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 29
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$79,500/year
Per diem$171/full day; $61/half day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected1984
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sYale University, 1975
J.D.Brooklyn Law School, 1982
Personal
Birthday04/17/1952
Place of birthNew York, NY
ReligionRoman Catholic
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
James F. Brennan (b. April 17, 1952) is a Democratic member of the New York State Assembly, representing District 44. He was first elected to the chamber in 1984.

Biography

Brennan earned his B.A. from Yale University and his J.D. from Brooklyn Law School.[1] His professional experience includes working as an attorney, and serving as staff to New York State Assembly member Joseph Ferris.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

New York Committee Assignments, 2013
Corporations, Authorities and Commissions, Chair
Codes
Education
Real Property Taxation

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2012

Brennan ran in the 2012 election for New York State Assembly District 44. He ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on September 13, 2012. He also ran on the Working Families Party ticket. He defeated Catherine Fox in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

New York State Assembly, District 44, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJames Brennan Incumbent 84% 28,344
     Republican Catherine Fox 16% 5,389
Total Votes 33,733

2010

See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2010

Brennan ran unopposed in the September 14 Democratic primary. He defeated Alfred Caccamo (R) in the general election on November 2.[4]

New York State Assembly, District 44 2010
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png James Brennan (D) 16,423
Alfred Caccamo (R) 4,124

2008

On November 4, 2008, Brennan won re-election to the New York State Assembly, District 44, defeating opponent Yvette Bennett (R).

Brennan raised $16,500 for his campaign while Yvette Bennett raised $3,304.[5]

New York State Assembly, District 44 2008
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png James Brennan (D) 26,490
Yvette Bennett (R) 4,919

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for James Brennan is available dating back to 1998. Based on available campaign finance records, James Brennan raised a total of $532,549 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 24, 2013.[6]

James Brennan's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 New York State Assembly, District 44 Won $306,935
2010 New York State Assembly, District 44 Won $62,923
2008 New York State Assembly, District 44 Won $16,500
2006 New York State Assembly, District 44 Won $45,052
2004 New York State Assembly, District 44 Won $6,714
2002 New York State Assembly, District 44 Won $40,835
2000 New York State Assembly, District 44 Won $31,255
1998 New York State Assembly, District 44 Won $22,335
Grand Total Raised $532,549

2012

James Brennan won re-election to the New York State Assembly in 2012. During that election cycle, James Brennan raised a total of $306,935.
New York State Assembly 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to James Brennan's campaign in 2012
Jim Brennan for New York$199,273
Brennan, James F$10,000
River York Barclay$4,100
Columbus 60th Realty$3,500
New York State Trial Lawyers$3,100
Total Raised in 2012$306,935
Source:Follow the Money

2010

In 2010, Brennan received $62,923 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[7]

New York State Assembly 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to James Brennan's campaign in 2010
Brennan, James F$10,000
New York State United Teachers$3,800
New York State Trial Lawyers$3,000
Pfizer$1,000
Cyphers, Jane$1,000
Total Raised in 2010 $62,923

2008

In 2008, a year in which Brennan was up for election, he collected $16,500 in donations.[8]

The major contributors were:

Donor Amount
New York State United Teachers $3,800
New York State Trial Lawyers $3,800
1199 SEIU United Healthcare Workers East $3,800
Communications Workers District 1 $1,000

Endorsements

2012

In 2012, Brennan’s endorsements included the following:

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