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}}{{tnr}}'''James Conte''' (b. January 1, 1959) is a former [[Republican]] member of the [[New York State Assembly]], representing District 10 from March 1988 to 2012 after winning a special election. He served as as [[State Assembly Minority Leader Pro Tempore|Minority Leader Pro Tempore]] and was assistant minority leader pro tempore in 2005.
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}}{{tnr}}'''James Conte''' (b. January 1, 1959) is a former [[Republican]] member of the [[New York State Assembly]], representing District 10 from March 1988 to 2012. He served as [[State Assembly Minority Leader Pro Tempore|Minority Leader Pro Tempore]] and was assistant minority leader pro tempore in 2005.
  
Conte's professional experiences include intergovernmental analyst for the Office of the Suffolk County Executive Intergovernmental Relations Unit; an intern for New York State Senator James Lack; and staff to New York State Assemblymember Toni Rettaliata and New York State Senator Martin Knorr.
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==Biography==
 
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Conte earned his B.A. in Political Science and Economics from State University of New York at Stony Brook. His professional experience includes intergovernmental analyst for the Office of the Suffolk County Executive Intergovernmental Relations Unit; an intern for New York State Senator James Lack; and staff to New York State Assemblymember Toni Rettaliata and New York State Senator Martin Knorr.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=4293 ''Project Vote Smart'', "Biography of James Conte," accessed December 23, 2014]</ref>
Conte earned a BA in political science and economics from State University of New York at Stony Brook.  He and his wife, Debra, have three children; Sarah Ashley, Jeffrey James, and Samantha Irene.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=4293 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Conte]</ref>
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* [[Labor Committee, New York Assembly]]
 
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* Subcommittee on Catastrophic Natural Disasters
 
* Subcommittee on Catastrophic Natural Disasters
 
==Issues==
 
===Presidential preference===
 
{{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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Conte ran unopposed in the September 14 Republican primary. He defeated [[John Capobianco]] (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]], the [[Conservative Party]], and the [[Working Families Party]].
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Conte ran unopposed in the September 14 Republican primary. He defeated [[John Capobianco]] (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]], the [[Conservative Party]] and the [[Working Families Party]].
  
 
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===2008===
 
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On November 4, 2008 Conte won re-election to the [[New York State Assembly]], District 10, defeating opponent Jeffrey Stark (R).  
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On November 4, 2008, Conte won re-election to the [[New York State Assembly]], District 10, defeating opponent Jeffrey Stark (R).  
  
Conte raised $61,235 for his campaign while Stark raised $0.<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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Conte raised $61,235 for his campaign while Stark raised $0.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_election_results.phtml?s=NY&y=2008#results_summary_H ''Follow the Money'', "Report on 2008 Campaign donations in New York," accessed August 1, 2014]</ref>
  
 
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==Campaign donors==
 
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===2010===
 
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In 2010, Conte received $44,250 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, Conte received $44,250 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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In 2008, a year in which Conte was up for re-election, he collected $61,235 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=95994 2008 contributions to James Conte]</ref>
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In 2008, a year in which Conte was up for re-election, he collected $61,235 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=95994 ''Follow the Money'', "2008 campaign contributions," accessed December 23, 2014]</ref>
  
 
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==Endorsements==
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===Presidential preference===
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{{presendorse|2012|Mitt Romney}}<ref>[https://archive.today/ijRdq ''Mitt Romney for President,'' "Mitt Romney Announces New York Assembly Endorsements," December 9, 2011](Archived)</ref>
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==Personal==
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Conte and his wife, Debra, have three children; Sarah Ashley, Jeffrey James and Samantha Irene.
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==Recent news==
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==See also==
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*[[New York State Assembly]]
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*[[New York State Assembly#Standing committees|House Committees]]
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==External links==
 
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*[http://assembly.state.ny.us/mem/?ad=010 New York Assembly - Rep. James Conte]
 
 
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=4293 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=4293 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=4293 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=4293 Biography from Project Vote Smart]

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James Conte
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New York State Assembly District 10
Former Member
In office
1988 - 2013
PartyRepublican
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First electedMarch 1988
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sState University of New York at Stony Brook, 1982
Personal
Date of birth01/01/1959
Place of birthHuntington, NY
ReligionRoman Catholic
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James Conte (b. January 1, 1959) is a former Republican member of the New York State Assembly, representing District 10 from March 1988 to 2012. He served as Minority Leader Pro Tempore and was assistant minority leader pro tempore in 2005.

Biography

Conte earned his B.A. in Political Science and Economics from State University of New York at Stony Brook. His professional experience includes intergovernmental analyst for the Office of the Suffolk County Executive Intergovernmental Relations Unit; an intern for New York State Senator James Lack; and staff to New York State Assemblymember Toni Rettaliata and New York State Senator Martin Knorr.[1]

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2010

See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2010

Conte ran unopposed in the September 14 Republican primary. He defeated John Capobianco (D) in the general election on November 2.[2] 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, the Conservative Party and the Working Families Party.

New York State Assembly, District 10 2010
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png James Conte (R) 23,766
John Capobianco (D) 13,751

2008

See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2008

On November 4, 2008, Conte won re-election to the New York State Assembly, District 10, defeating opponent Jeffrey Stark (R).

Conte raised $61,235 for his campaign while Stark raised $0.[3]

New York State Assembly, District 10 2008
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png James Conte (R) 30,987
Stark (D) 22,531

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Conte received $44,250 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[4]

New York State Assembly 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to James Conte's campaign in 2010
New York School Bus Operations$2,000
New York State United Teachers$1,600
Suffolk County Detectives Association$1,500
Association Of Municipal Employees$1,250
Nassau County Police Benevolent Association$1,100
Total Raised in 2010 $44,250

2008

In 2008, a year in which Conte was up for re-election, he collected $61,235 in donations.[5]

Donor Amount
New York State United Teachers $3,100
Suffolk County Superior Officers Association $2,050
Suffolk County Police Benevolent Association $1,950
Suffolk County Detectives Association $1,550

Endorsements

Presidential preference

2012

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

James Conte endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [6]

Personal

Conte and his wife, Debra, have three children; Sarah Ashley, Jeffrey James and Samantha Irene.

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Preceded by
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New York Assembly District 10
1988–2013
Succeeded by
Chad A. Lupinacci (R)