James Hayes

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James Hayes
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New York State Assembly District 148
In office
1999 - Present
Term ends
January 7, 2013
Years in position 16
Base salary$79,500/year
Per diem$61/half day and $171/full day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected1998
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sCanisus College, 1986
ProfessionFundraising, Marketing Consultant
Office website
James Hayes was a Republican member of the New York State Assembly. He represented District 148 from 1999-2011. Hayes was also minority whip for the New York State Assembly. His other political experiences include being a member of the Amherst Town Board; deputy mayor and trustee for the Village of Williamsville. He resigned in 2011 to accept a private sector job.[1]

Hayes is a fundraising marketing consultant. His other professional experiences include director of development for Catholic Charities of Buffalo; campaign finance director and legislative assistant for former US Representative Bill Paxon; alumni relations director and admissions counselor for Canisius College.

Hayes earned a B.A. in political science from Canisus College. He and his wife, Renee, have three children.[2]

Committee assignments


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Hayes was appointed to the following committees:


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



Hayes was unopposed in the September 14 Republican primary. He defeated Gregory Vinal (D) in the November 2 general election.[3]

New York State Assembly, District 148 2010
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png James Hayes (R) 29,264
Gregory Vinal (D) 13,886


On November 4, 2008 Hayes won re-election to the New York State Assembly, District 148, defeating opponents Jerome Schad (D) and Paul Brown (WF).

Hayes raised $275,236 for his campaign while Schad raised $11,238 and Brown raised $0.[4]

New York State Assembly, District 148 2008
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png James Hayes (R) 33,787
Jerome Schad (D) 20,680
Paul Brown 1,580

Campaign donors


In 2010, Hayes received $195,694 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[5]

New York State Assembly 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to James Hayes's campaign in 2010
New York State United Teachers$3,800
New York State Trial Lawyers$3,800
Yurtchuk, John R$3,500
Dobmeier Janitor Supply Inc$3,400
Total Raised in 2010 $195,694

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Political offices
Preceded by
New York Assembly - District 148
Succeeded by
Raymond Walter