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Revision as of 21:41, 25 November 2012

Joseph Lentol
New York State Assembly District 50
In office
1973 - Present
Term ends
January 7, 2013
Years in position 42
Base salary$79,500/year
Per diem$61/half day and $171/full day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected1972
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sUniversity of Dayton, 1964
J.D.Baltimore University School of Law, 1968
Date of birth01/15/1943
Place of birthBrooklyn, NY
Office website
Joseph Lentol (b. January 15, 1943) is a Democratic member of the New York State Assembly. He has represented District 50 since 1973. Lentol was also a member of the Brooklyn Assembly Delegation.

Lentol is an assistant district attorney for Kings County.

Lentol earned a BA from the University of Dayton and a JD from Baltimore University School of Law.[1]

Committee assignments


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


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



See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2012

Lentol ran in the 2012 election for New York State Assembly District 50. He ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on September 13, 2012. He defeated Victor V. Best in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012. [2][3]



See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2010

Lentol defeated Andre Soleil in the September 14 Democratic primary. He defeated Jacqueline Haro (R) in the general election on November 2.[5]

New York State Assembly, District 50 2010
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Joseph Lentol (D) 15,728
Jacqueline Haro (R) 2,100


On November 4, 2008 Lentol won re-election to the New York State Assembly, District 50, defeating opponent Teresa Puccio (R).

Lentol raised $157,386 for his campaign while Puccio raised $0.[6]

New York State Assembly, District 50 2008
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Joseph Lentol (D) 24,538
Teresa Puccio (R) 2,742

Campaign donors


In 2010, Lentol received $131,060 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[7]


In 2008, a year in which Lentol was up for election, he collected $157,386 in donations.[8]

The major contributors were:

Donor Amount
New York State Trial Lawyers $3,800
Empire State Pride Agenda $3,800
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker $3,500
New York Chiropractic $3,400

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Preceded by
New York Assembly - District 50
Succeeded by