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}}{{tnr}}'''James Tedisco''' (b. July 15, 1950) is a [[Republican]] member of the [[New York State Assembly]], representing District 112.  He was first elected to the chamber in 1982. He is currently serving as [[State Assembly Minority Whip|Minority Whip]].  He previously served as [[State Assembly Deputy Minority Whip]] and [[State Assembly Assistant Minority Whip|Assembly Assistant Minority Whip]].  
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}}{{tnr}}'''James Tedisco''' (b. July 15, 1950) is a [[Republican]] member of the [[New York State Assembly]], representing District 112.  He was first elected to the chamber in 1982. As of the 2014 session, he serves as [[State Assembly Minority Whip|Minority Whip]].  He previously served as [[State Assembly Deputy Minority Whip|Deputy Minority Whip]] and [[State Assembly Assistant Minority Whip|Assembly Assistant Minority Whip]].  
  
 
He previously represented District 110 in the Assembly from 1983 to 2013. His political experience includes being a former minority leader pro tempore for the New York State, a candidate for United States House of Representatives, District 20, and a councilman for the Schenectady City Council.
 
He previously represented District 110 in the Assembly from 1983 to 2013. His political experience includes being a former minority leader pro tempore for the New York State, a candidate for United States House of Representatives, District 20, and a councilman for the Schenectady City Council.

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James Tedisco
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New York State Assembly District 112
Incumbent
In office
1983 - Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 31
PartyRepublican
Leadership
Minority Whip, New York State Assembly
2014-present
Compensation
Base salary$79,500/year
Per diem$171/full day; $61/half day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected1982
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
New York State Assembly District 110
1983-2013
Education
Bachelor'sUnion College, 1972
Master'sCollege of Saint Rose, 1977
Personal
Birthday07/15/1950
Place of birthSchenectady, NY
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
James Tedisco (b. July 15, 1950) is a Republican member of the New York State Assembly, representing District 112. He was first elected to the chamber in 1982. As of the 2014 session, he serves as Minority Whip. He previously served as Deputy Minority Whip and Assembly Assistant Minority Whip.

He previously represented District 110 in the Assembly from 1983 to 2013. His political experience includes being a former minority leader pro tempore for the New York State, a candidate for United States House of Representatives, District 20, and a councilman for the Schenectady City Council.

Biography

Tedisco earned his B.A. in Psychology from Union College and his M.A. in Special Education from the College of Saint Rose. [1] His professional experience includes being the athletic director, guidance counselor, and varsity basketball coach for Notre Dame-Biship Gibbons High School, working as the special education teacher and varsity basketball coach for Bethlehem Central High School; and an author.[2]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

New York Committee Assignments, 2013
Cities
Corporations, Authorities and Commissions
Economic Development, Job Creation, Commerce and Industry
Racing and Wagering
Rules

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2012

Tedisco ran in the 2012 election for New York State Assembly District 112. He 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. He defeated Michele E. Draves in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012. [3][4]

New York State Assembly, District 112, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJames Tedisco Incumbent 68.1% 42,929
     Democratic Michele E. Draves 31.9% 20,142
Total Votes 63,071

2010

See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2010

Tedisco ran unopposed in the September 14 Republican primary. He defeated Bahram Keramati (D) in the general election on November 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 and the Conservative Party.

New York State Assembly, District 110 2010
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png James Tedisco (R) 32,724
Bahram Keramati (D) 17,966

2008

On November 4, 2008, Tedisco won re-election to the New York State Assembly, District 110. He ran unopposed.

Tedisco raised $319,810 for his campaign.[5]

New York State Assembly, District 110 2008
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png James Tedisco (R) 41,889

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for James Tedisco is available dating back to 1998. Based on available campaign finance records, James Tedisco raised a total of $1,186,514 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 25, 2013.[6]

James Tedisco's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 New York State Assembly, District 112 Won $116,534
2010 New York State Assembly, District 110 Won $92,694
2008 New York State Assembly, District 110 Won $319,810
2006 New York State Assembly, District 110 Won $355,407
2004 New York State Assembly, District 110 Won $141,627
2002 New York State Assembly, District 110 Won $92,751
2000 New York State Assembly, District 103 Won $44,835
1998 New York State Assembly, District 103 Won $22,856
Grand Total Raised $1,186,514

2012

James Tedisco won re-election to the New York State Assembly in 2012. During that election cycle, James Tedisco raised a total of $116,534.
New York State Assembly 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to James Tedisco's campaign in 2012
Martin Harding & Mazzotti$2,900
Unilux Advanced Manufacturing$1,930
New York State Correctional Officers$1,800
Cranesville Block Co$1,800
T A Predel & Co Inc$1,750
Total Raised in 2012$116,534
Source:Follow the Money

2010

In 2010, Tedisco received $92,694 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[7]

New York State Assembly 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to James Tedisco's campaign in 2010
New York State Nurses Association$3,260
Mcdonalds NY PAC$2,500
New York State Association of Realtors$2,150
Harding, Paul$2,100
Golub Corp$2,000
Total Raised in 2010 $92,694

Personal

Tedisco is married to his wife, Mary.[8]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Tony Jordan (R)
New York Assembly District 112
2013–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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New York Assembly District 110
1983–2013
Succeeded by
Phillip G. Steck (D)