Joseph Lentol

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Joseph Lentol
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New York State Assembly District 50
Incumbent
In office
1973 - Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 41
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$79,500/year
Per diem$171/full day; $61/half day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected1972
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Dayton, 1964
J.D.Baltimore University School of Law, 1968
Personal
Birthday01/15/1943
Place of birthBrooklyn, NY
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Joseph Lentol (b. January 15, 1943) is a Democratic member of the New York State Assembly, representing 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

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

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]

New York State Assembly, District 50, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJoseph Lentol Incumbent 89.7% 25,561
     Republican Victor V. Best 10.3% 2,925
Total Votes 28,486


Endorsements

2010

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

2008

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

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

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

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
Speakerpac$3,000
New York State Afl-Cio$3,000
Total Raised in 2010 $131,060

2008

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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Political offices
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New York Assembly District 50
1973–present
Succeeded by
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