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{{Polinfobox
name                = Joseph Morelle |
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|Name = Joseph Morelle
political position  = New York State Assembly District 132 |
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|Profile picture = Joseph Morelle.jpg
incumbency          = Incumbent |
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|Position = New York State Assembly District 136
assumed office     = 1991 |
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|Status = Incumbent
term ends          = 2010 |
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|Tenure = 1991 - Present
political party    = [[Democratic]] |
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|Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 6, 2012|January 1, 2015]]
profession          =  President/Chief Executive Officer, MMI Technologies, Inc |
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|Assumed office = 1991
website             = [http://assembly.state.ny.us/mem/?ad=132 House site] |
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|Political party = Democratic | Party dot = {{bluedot|size=10px}}
}}{{tnr}}'''Joseph Morelle''' (b. April 29, 1957) is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[New York State Assembly]].  He has represented District 132 since 1991. Morelle's political experiences include New York Appointee for the Council of Young Political Leaders; a county legislator for Monroe County; and leader of Irondequoit Democratic Committee.
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|Leadership = Majority Leader, New York State Assembly
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|Years leadership = 2013 - present
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|Base salary = $79,500/year
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|Per diem = $171/full day; $61/half day
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|Last election = [[New York State Assembly elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
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|First elected = 1990
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|Birthday = 04/29/1957
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|Place of birth = Utica, NY
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|Profession = President/Chief Executive Officer, MMI Technologies, Inc
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|Religion = Catholic
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|Office website = http://assembly.state.ny.us/mem/Joseph-D-Morelle
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}}{{tnr}}'''Joseph D. Morelle''' (b. April 29, 1957) is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[New York State Assembly]], representing District 136.  He was first elected to the chamber in 1990. As of the 2013 session, Morelle serves as [[State House Majority Leader|Majority Leader]].  
  
Morelle is president and chief executive officer of MMI Technologies, Incorporated.
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He previously represented District 132 in the Assembly from 1991 to 2013. Morelle's political experience includes being a New York Appointee for the Council of Young Political Leaders; a county legislator for Monroe County; and a leader of the Irondequoit Democratic Committee.
  
Morelle earned his BA in political science from the State University of New York at Geneseo.  He and his wife, Mary Beth, have three children; Lauren, Joseph, and Nicholas.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=4362 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Morelle]</ref>
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==Biography==
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Morelle earned his B.A. in Political Science from the State University of New York at Geneseo.  His professional experience includes being the President and Chief Executive Officer of MMI Technologies, Incorporated, and serving as an administrator at the Anthony L. Jordan Health Center.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=4362 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Morelle]</ref>
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==Committee assignments==
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===2013-2014===
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At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Morelle served on the following committees:
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{{Committee Assignments
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|year = 2013
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|Chamber = State Assembly
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|Committee1 = Rules
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===2011-2012===
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Morelle served on the following committees:
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|State = New York
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|year = 2011
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|Chamber = State Assembly
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|Committee1 = Economic Development, Job Creation, Commerce and Industry
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|Committee2 = Higher Education
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|Committee3 = Insurance
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|Chair3 = Chair
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|Committee4 = Rules
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|Committee5 = Ways and Means
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}}
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===2009-2010===
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In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Morelle served on the following committees:
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|State = New York
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|year = 2009
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|Chamber = State Assembly
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|Committee1 = Economic Development, Job Creation, Commerce and Industry
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|Committee2 = Higher Education
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|Committee3 = Insurance
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|Committee4 = Rules
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|Committee5 = Ways and Means
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==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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===2012===
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:: ''See also: [[New York State Assembly elections, 2012]]''
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Morelle ran in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[New York State Assembly elections, 2012|New York State Assembly]] District 136. He ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on September 13, 2012. He also ran on the [[Independence Party of New York State]] ticket. He was unchallenged 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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===2010===
 
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:: ''See also: [[New York State Assembly elections, 2010]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[New York State Assembly elections, 2010]]''
  
Morelle ran unopposed in the September 14 Democratic primary. He faced [[Mark Scuderi]] (R) in the general election on November 2. In addition to running on the Democratic ticket, he ran on the [[Independence Party of New York State]] ticket.
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Morelle ran unopposed in the September 14 Democratic primary. He defeated [[Mark Scuderi]] (R) in the general election on November 2. In addition to running on the Democratic ticket, he ran on the [[Independence Party of New York State]] ticket.
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| colspan="2" | {{won}} '''Joseph Morelle (D)'''
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| align="right" | '''24,640'''
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| colspan="2" | Mark Scuderi (R)
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| align="right" | 15,772
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===2008===
 
===2008===
  
On November 4, 2008 Morelle won re-election to the [[New York State Assembly]], District 132. He ran unopposed.  
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On November 4, 2008, Morelle won re-election to the [[New York State Assembly]], District 132. He ran unopposed.  
  
 
Morelle raised $515,803 for his campaign.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_election_results.phtml?s=NY&y=2008#results_summary_H ''Follow the Money's report 2008 Campaign donations in New York'']</ref>
 
Morelle raised $515,803 for his campaign.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_election_results.phtml?s=NY&y=2008#results_summary_H ''Follow the Money's report 2008 Campaign donations in New York'']</ref>
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==Committee membership==
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==Campaign donors==
* [[Economic Development, Job Creation, Commerce and Industry Committee, New York Assembly]]
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{{Comprehensive donor history
* [[Higher Education Committee, New York Assembly]]
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|Name = Joseph Morelle
* [[Insurance Committee, New York Assembly]]
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|Full name = Joseph Morelle
* [[Rules Committee, New York Assembly]]
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|year = 1998
* [[Ways and Means Committee, New York Assembly]]
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|party = Democratic
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|totalraised2012 = 671278
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|result2012 = Won
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|office2012 = [[New York State Assembly elections, 2012|New York State Assembly, District 136]]
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|totalraised2010 = 584426
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|result2010 = Won
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|office2010 = [[New York State Assembly elections, 2010|New York State Assembly, District 132]]
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|totalraised2008 = 515803
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|result2008 = Won
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|office2008 = [[New York State Assembly elections, 2008|New York State Assembly, District 132]]
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|totalraised2006 = 420475
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|result2006 = Won
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|office2006 = [[New York State Assembly elections, 2006|New York State Assembly, District 132]]
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|totalraised2004 = 277305
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|result2004 = Won
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|office2004 = [[New York State Assembly elections, 2004|New York State Assembly, District 132]]
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|totalraised2002 = 175442
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|result2002 = Won
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|office2002 = [[New York State Assembly elections, 2002|New York State Assembly, District 132]]
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|totalraised2000 = 139843
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|office2000 = [[New York State Assembly elections, 2000|New York State Assembly, District 132]]
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|totalraised1998 = 83625
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===2012===
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|org1 = New York State Society of Anesthesiologists
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|org2 = Life Insurance Council of New York
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|org3 = Medical Society of the State of New York
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|org4 = Gotham Government Relations
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|org5 = Aetna
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|orgamount1 = 8100
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|orgamount3 = 5500
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===2010===
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In 2010, Morelle received $584,426 in campaign donations.  The top contributors are listed below.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/grid.phtml?s=NY&y=2010&#fC ''followthemoney.org'', "2010 contributions," accessed December 23, 2013]</ref>
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|org1 = Life Insurance Council of New York
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|org2 = New York Health Plan Association
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|org3 = Allstate Insurance
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|org4 = Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of New York
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|org5 = Eponymous Associates
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|orgdonor1 = $7,900
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|orgdonor2 = $7,000
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|orgdonor3 = $6,000
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|orgdonor4 = $5,250
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==Personal==
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Morelle and his wife, Mary Beth, have three children; Lauren, Joseph, and Nicholas.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=4362 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Morelle]</ref>
  
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==Recent news==
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This section displays the most recent stories in a Google News search for the term "'''Joseph + Morelle + New York + Assembly'''"
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==External links==
 
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*[http://assembly.state.ny.us/mem/?ad=132 New York Assembly - Rep. Joseph Morelle]  
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*[http://assembly.state.ny.us/mem/Joseph-D-Morelle New York Assembly - Rep. Joseph Morelle]  
 
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=4362 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=4362 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=4362 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=4362 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
* Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=96090 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=83319 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=72473 2004], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=46172 2002], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=45750 2000], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=45328 1998]
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* Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=153538 2012], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=118127 2010], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=96090 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=83319 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=72473 2004], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=46172 2002], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=45750 2000], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=45328 1998]
  
 
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Joseph Morelle
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New York State Assembly District 136
Incumbent
In office
1991 - Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 23
PartyDemocratic
Leadership
Majority Leader, New York State Assembly
2013 - present
Compensation
Base salary$79,500/year
Per diem$171/full day; $61/half day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected1990
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
New York State Assembly District 132
1991-2013
Education
Bachelor'sState University of New York at Geneseo, 1986
Personal
Birthday04/29/1957
Place of birthUtica, NY
ProfessionPresident/Chief Executive Officer, MMI Technologies, Inc
ReligionCatholic
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Joseph D. Morelle (b. April 29, 1957) is a Democratic member of the New York State Assembly, representing District 136. He was first elected to the chamber in 1990. As of the 2013 session, Morelle serves as Majority Leader.

He previously represented District 132 in the Assembly from 1991 to 2013. Morelle's political experience includes being a New York Appointee for the Council of Young Political Leaders; a county legislator for Monroe County; and a leader of the Irondequoit Democratic Committee.

Biography

Morelle earned his B.A. in Political Science from the State University of New York at Geneseo. His professional experience includes being the President and Chief Executive Officer of MMI Technologies, Incorporated, and serving as an administrator at the Anthony L. Jordan Health Center.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

New York Committee Assignments, 2013
Rules

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2012

Morelle ran in the 2012 election for New York State Assembly District 136. He ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on September 13, 2012. He also ran on the Independence Party of New York State ticket. He was unchallenged in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

New York State Assembly, District 136, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJoseph Morelle Incumbent 100% 44,403
Total Votes 44,403

2010

See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2010

Morelle ran unopposed in the September 14 Democratic primary. He defeated Mark Scuderi (R) in the general election on November 2. In addition to running on the Democratic ticket, he ran on the Independence Party of New York State ticket.

New York State Assembly, District 132 2010
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Joseph Morelle (D) 24,640
Mark Scuderi (R) 15,772

2008

On November 4, 2008, Morelle won re-election to the New York State Assembly, District 132. He ran unopposed.

Morelle raised $515,803 for his campaign.[4]

New York State Assembly, District 132 2008
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Joseph Morelle (D) 41,690

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Joseph Morelle is available dating back to 1998. Based on available campaign finance records, Joseph Morelle raised a total of $2,868,197 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 25, 2013.[5]

Joseph Morelle's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 New York State Assembly, District 136 Won $671,278
2010 New York State Assembly, District 132 Won $584,426
2008 New York State Assembly, District 132 Won $515,803
2006 New York State Assembly, District 132 Won $420,475
2004 New York State Assembly, District 132 Won $277,305
2002 New York State Assembly, District 132 Won $175,442
2000 New York State Assembly, District 132 Won $139,843
1998 New York State Assembly, District 132 Won $83,625
Grand Total Raised $2,868,197

2012

Joseph Morelle won re-election to the New York State Assembly in 2012. During that election cycle, Joseph Morelle raised a total of $671,278.
New York State Assembly 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Joseph Morelle's campaign in 2012
New York State Society of Anesthesiologists$8,100
Life Insurance Council of New York$6,200
Medical Society of the State of New York$5,500
Gotham Government Relations$4,306
Aetna$4,100
Total Raised in 2012$671,278
Source:Follow the Money

2010

In 2010, Morelle received $584,426 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[6]

New York State Assembly 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Joseph Morelle's campaign in 2010
Life Insurance Council of New York$7,900
New York Health Plan Association$7,000
Allstate Insurance$6,000
Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of New York$5,250
Eponymous Associates$4,800
Total Raised in 2010 $584,426

Personal

Morelle and his wife, Mary Beth, have three children; Lauren, Joseph, and Nicholas.[7]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Philip Palmesano (R)
New York Assembly District 136
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New York Assembly District 132
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Succeeded by
Philip Palmesano (R)