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}}{{tnr}}'''John D. Ceretto''' (b. May 12, 1952) is a [[Republican]] member of the [[New York State Assembly]], representing District 145 since 2013. He previously represented District 138 from 2011 to 2013.
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}}{{tnr}}'''John D. Ceretto''' (b. May 12, 1952) is a [[Republican]] member of the [[New York State Assembly]], representing [[New York State Assembly District 145|District 145]].  He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.   He previously represented District 138 in the Assembly from 2011 to 2013.
  
Prior to his political career, Ceretto worked as a substitute teacher and then for the Tulip Corporation.  He was elected to the Lewiston Town Board in 1995Then in 2005, he was elected to the Niagara County Legislature where he was chairman of the Niagara County Refuse Department and vice-chairman of the Niagara County Economic Development Committee.
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Cereeto served on the Lewiston Town Board.  In 2005, he was elected to the Niagara County Legislature where he was chairman of the Niagara County Refuse Department and vice-chairman of the Niagara County Economic Development Committee.
 
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He earned his B.A. and his M.A. in Education and Administration from Niagara University.  He and his wife Beth live in Lewiston with their four children.
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==Biography==
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Ceretto earned his B.A. and his M.A. in Education and Administration from Niagara University. His professional experience includes being a former substitute teacher, and working for the Tulip Corporation.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/candidate/biography/91738/john-ceretto#.Ud8lq1Pk_t4 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Ceretto]</ref>
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:: ''See also: [[New York State Assembly elections, 2012]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[New York State Assembly elections, 2012]]''
  
Ceretto ran in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[New York State Assembly elections, 2012|New York State Assembly]] District 145. 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 [[Robert M. Restaino]] in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://www.elections.ny.gov:8080/reports/rwservlet?cmdkey=whofiled ''State of New York, State Board of Elections'', Candidate Petition List, retrieved August 15, 2012.]</ref><ref>[http://abclocal.go.com/wabc/elections/local/results?g=nyAssembly&state=NY ''ABC News,'' "New York unofficial 2012 primary election results," accessed September 13, 2012]</ref>
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Ceretto ran in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[New York State Assembly elections, 2012|New York State Assembly]] District 145. 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 [[Robert M. Restaino]] in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://www.elections.ny.gov:8080/reports/rwservlet?cmdkey=whofiled ''State of New York, State Board of Elections'', Candidate Petition List, accessed August 15, 2012]</ref><ref>[http://abclocal.go.com/wabc/elections/local/results?g=nyAssembly&state=NY ''ABC News,'' "New York unofficial 2012 primary election results," accessed September 13, 2012]</ref>
  
 
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:: ''See also: [[New York State Assembly elections, 2010]]''
  
Ceretto was uncontested in the September 14 Republican primary. Ceretto defeated [[John Accardo]] (D) and [[Francine DelMonte]] (WF) 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> Although incumbent Delmonte lost in the Democratic primary, she secured the nomination of the [[Working Families Party]].
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Ceretto was uncontested in the September 14 Republican primary. Ceretto defeated [[John Accardo]] (D) and [[Francine DelMonte]] (WF) 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> Although incumbent Delmonte lost in the Democratic primary, she secured the nomination of the [[Working Families Party]].
  
 
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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
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{{Comprehensive donor history
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|Name = John Ceretto
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|year = 2010
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|Editdate = September 25, 2013
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|party = Republican
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|totalraised2012 = 253250
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|result2012 = Won
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|office2012 = [[New York State Assembly elections, 2012| New York State Assembly, District 145]]
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|totalraised2010 = 17462
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|result2010 = Won
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|office2010 = [[New York State Assembly elections, 2010| New York State Assembly, District 138]]
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===2012===
 
===2012===
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|org1 = Republican Assembly Campaign Cmte
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|org3 = Niagara Falls Fire Fighters
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|org4 = Laborers Local 91
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|org5 = New York State United Teachers
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|orgamount1 = 108771
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|orgamount2 = 46264
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===2010===
 
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==See also==
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*[[New York State Assembly]]
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==External links==
 
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*[http://assembly.state.ny.us/mem/John-D-Ceretto House website]
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*[http://assembly.state.ny.us/mem/John-D-Ceretto Profile from the New York State Assembly]
*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=91738 Project Vote Smart biography]
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*[http://openstates.org/ny/legislators/NYL000087/john-ceretto/ Profile from Open States]
*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=91738 Project Vote Smart legislative profile]
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*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=91738 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=132927 2010]
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*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=91738 Legislative Profile from Project Vote Smart]
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*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=153517 2012], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=132927 2010]
  
 
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John Ceretto
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New York State Assembly District 145
Incumbent
In office
2011 - Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$79,500/year
Per diem$172/full day; $61/half day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
New York State Assembly District 138
2011-2013
Education
Bachelor'sNiagara University
Master'sNiagara University
Personal
Birthday05/12/1952
Place of birthNiagara Falls, NY
ProfessionTeacher
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
John D. Ceretto (b. May 12, 1952) is a Republican member of the New York State Assembly, representing District 145. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010. He previously represented District 138 in the Assembly from 2011 to 2013.

Cereeto served on the Lewiston Town Board. In 2005, he was elected to the Niagara County Legislature where he was chairman of the Niagara County Refuse Department and vice-chairman of the Niagara County Economic Development Committee.

Biography

Ceretto earned his B.A. and his M.A. in Education and Administration from Niagara University. His professional experience includes being a former substitute teacher, and working for the Tulip Corporation.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

New York Committee Assignments, 2013
Cities
Election Law
Energy
Labor
Tourism, Parks, Arts and Sports Development

2011-2012

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

Elections

2012

See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2012

Ceretto ran in the 2012 election for New York State Assembly District 145. 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 Robert M. Restaino in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

New York State Assembly, District 145, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Ceretto Incumbent 50.9% 25,936
     Democratic Robert M. Restaino 49.1% 24,976
Total Votes 50,912

2010

See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2010

Ceretto was uncontested in the September 14 Republican primary. Ceretto defeated John Accardo (D) and Francine DelMonte (WF) in the general election on November 2.[4] Although incumbent Delmonte lost in the Democratic primary, she secured the nomination of the Working Families Party.

New York State Assembly, District 138 2010
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png John Ceretto (R) 16,722
John Accardo (D) 11,985
Francine DelMonte (WF) 7,338

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for John Ceretto is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, John Ceretto raised a total of $270,712 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 25, 2013.[5]

John Ceretto's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 New York State Assembly, District 145 Won $253,250
2010 New York State Assembly, District 138 Won $17,462
Grand Total Raised $270,712

2012

John Ceretto won re-election to the New York State Assembly in 2012. During that election cycle, John Ceretto raised a total of $253,250.
New York State Assembly 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to John Ceretto's campaign in 2012
Republican Assembly Campaign Cmte$108,771
Republican Assembly Campaign Cmte$46,264
Niagara Falls Fire Fighters$4,500
Laborers Local 91$3,925
New York State United Teachers$3,920
Total Raised in 2012$253,250
Source:Follow the Money

2010

In 2010, Ceretto raised a total of $17,462 in campaign contributions.[6]

His four largest campaign contributors in 2010 were:

Donor Amount
Blank $3,667
Abeles Building Comp $2,000
Town of Lewiston GOP $500
Price, Mary $500

Personal

Ceretto and his wife Beth have four children.

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Preceded by
Michael Kearns (D)
New York Assembly District 145
2013-present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
Francine DelMonte
New York Assembly District 138
2011–2013
Succeeded by
Harry Bronson (D)