Joseph Crowley

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Joseph Crowley
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U.S. House, New York, District 7
In office
January 3, 1999-Present
Term ends
January 3, 2013
Years in position 16
Base salary$174,000/year
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First electedNovember 3, 1998
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
New York State Assembly
Bachelor'sQueens College, City University of New York
Date of birthMarch 16, 1962
Place of birthNew York, New York
ReligionRoman Catholic
Office website
Campaign website
Joseph Crowley (b. March 16, 1962) is a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives from New York. Crowley was elected by voters from New York's 7th congressional district. Due to 2012 redistricting in New York, Crowley ran in the newly redrawn 14th district in 2012.

Based on an analysis of bill sponsorship by GovTrack, Crowley is a "moderate Democratic leader".[1]


Crowley was born in New York, New York. He earned a B.A. from Queens College, City University of New York in 1985.[2]


Soon after earning his degree, Crowley was elected to the New York State Assembly in 1986.[3]

Committee assignments

U.S. House


Crowley serves on the following committees:[4]



See also: New York's 14th congressional district elections, 2012

Crowley won re-election in 2012, but due to New York's redistricting, he ran in the newly redrawn 14th district. He was unopposed in the Democratic primary and defeated William Gibbons Jr. (R) and Anthony Gronowicz (G) in the November 6, 2012, general election.[6] [7]

U.S. House, New York District 14 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJoseph Crowley Incumbent 70.6% 120,761
     Republican William Gibbons Jr. 12.7% 21,755
     Green Anthony Gronowicz 1.5% 2,570
     N/A Blank/Void/Scattering 15.2% 25,909
Total Votes 170,995
Source: New York State Board of Elections "U.S. House of Representatives Results"


On November 2, 2010, Crowley was re-elected to the United States House for a seventh term. He defeated Kenneth A. Reynolds (R whom also ran on the Conservative Party ticket), and Anthony Gronowicz (Green).[8]

U.S. House, New York Congressional District 7 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJoseph Crowley Incumbent 72.7% 71,247
     Republican Kenneth A. Reynolds 16.5% 16,145
     Blank/Scattering 9.7% 9,541
     Green 1.1% 1,038
Total Votes 97,971

Campaign donors


Joseph Crowley Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[9]April 13, 2012$849,295.72$559,312.86$(221,558.24)$1,187,050.34
July Quarterly[10]July 13, 2012$963,562.47$186,698.37$(87,649.48)$1,062,611.36
October Quarterly[11]October 15, 2012$1,062,611.36$329,189.11$(323,942.28)$1,067,858.19
Running totals


Breakdown of the source of Crowley's campaign funds before the 2010 election.
Crowley was re-elected to the U.S. House in 2010 for a seventh term. His campaign committee raised a total of $2,022,922 and spent $2,100,428.[12]


Congressional Staff Salaries

See also: Staff salaries of United States Senators and Representatives

The website Legistorm compiles staff salary information for members of Congress. Crowley paid his congressional staff a total of $1,046,764 in 2011. Overall, New York ranks 28th in average salary for representative staff. The average U.S. House of Representatives congressional staff was paid $954,912.20 in fiscal year 2011.[13]

Net worth

See also: Net Worth of United States Senators and Representatives

Based on congressional financial disclosure forms and calculations made available by - The Center for Responsive Politics, Crowley's net worth as of 2010 was estimated between $32,019 to $389,999. Averaging to a net worth of $211,009 which is lower than the average net worth of Democrats in 2010 of $4,465,875.[14]

Percentage voting with party

November 2011

Joseph Crowley voted with the Democratic Party 95.2% of the time, which ranked 11th among the 192 House Democratic members as of December 2011.[15]

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Joe has been married to his wife, Kasey Crowley, for over a decade and they have three young children.[16]

External links


Political offices
Preceded by
Thomas Manton
U.S. House of Representatives - New York District 7
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Ralph Goldstein
New York State Assembly - District 30
Succeeded by
Margaret Markey