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Jane Corwin

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Jane Corwin
New York State Assembly District 142
In office
2009 - Present
Term ends
January 7, 2013
Years in position 6
Base salary$79,500/year
Per diem$61/half day and $171/full day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2008
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sState University of New York at Albany, 1985
Master'sPace University, 1990
Date of birth02/29/1964
Place of birthTonawanda, NY
ProfessionPresident, Philip M. and Jane Lewis Corwin Foundation
Office website
Jane Corwin (b. February 29, 1964) is a Republican member of the New York State Assembly. She has represented District 142 since 2009. Corwin's political experiences include assistant treasurer of Collins for Our Future Campaign.

Corwin is president of Philip M. and Jane Lewis Corwin Foundation. Her professional experiences also include secretary and treasurer of The Talking Phone Book and research director of Henry Ansbacher, Incorporated.

Corwin earned a BA in psychology from the State University of New York at Albany and a MBA in finance from Pace University. She and her husband, Philip, have three children; Melanie, Kellie, and William.[1]

Corwin ran unsuccessfully in the special election for New York's 26th Congressional District. The special election was on May 24, 2011. Corwin was defeated by Kathy Hochul (D).[2]

Committee assignments


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Corwin has been appointed to the following committees:


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


Presidential preference


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

Jane Corwin endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [3]



See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2012

Corwin is running in the 2012 election for New York State Assembly District 144. She ran unopposed in the Republican primary on September 13, 2012. She is also running on the Conservative Party and Independence Party of New York State tickets. No candidates filed to run in the Democratic primary. The general election takes place on November 6, 2012. [4]


Corwin ran unsuccessfully in a special election for U.S. House District 26.[2] While considered an early favorite in the race to replace the seat previously held by U.S. Representative Chris Lee, Corwin was defeated by Kathy Hochul in the May 24, 2011 special election. A third candidate in the race -- Jack Davis -- garnered more votes than was the difference between Corwin and Hochul.[5]

Corwin has requested a recount and filed a legal injunction to delay the outright declaration of a winner.[6]


Corwin was unopposed September 14 Republican primary. She was also unopposed in the general election.[7]

New York State Assembly, District 142 2010
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Jane Corwin (R) 37,669


On November 4, 2008 Corwin won re-election to the New York State Assembly, District 142, defeating opponent Jeffrey Bono (WF).

Corwin raised $364,992 for his campaign while Bono raised $0.[8]

New York State Assembly, District 142 2008
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Jane Corwin (R) 32,293
Jeffrey Bono (WF) 4,084

Campaign donors


In 2010, Corwin received $67,669 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[9]

New York State Assembly 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Jane Corwin's campaign in 2010
Corwin, Jane Lewis$13,000
Chur, Robert M$2,000
Murphy, Elizabeth D$2,000
Arthurs, Heidi D$2,000
Hodgson Russ LLP$1,500
Total Raised in 2010 $67,669

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