Joseph Lentol

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Joseph Lentol
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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, 2010

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

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.[3]

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.[4]

New York State Assembly 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Joseph Lentol's campaign in 2010
New York State Trial Lawyers$7,600
Tyche Power Partners$4,000
Ciafone, John J$3,800
New York State Afl-Cio$3,000
Total Raised in 2010 $131,060


In 2008, a year in which Lentol was up for election, he collected $157,386 in donations.[5]

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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Political offices
Preceded by
New York Assembly - District 50
Succeeded by