Joseph Morelle

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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
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 Morelle (b. April 29, 1957) is a Democratic member of the New York State Assembly, representing District 136 since 2013. He previously represented District 132 from 1991 to 2013. As of the 2013 session, Morelle serves as Majority Leader. 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.

Morelle is president and chief executive officer of MMI Technologies, Incorporated.

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.[1]

Committee assignments

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

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, Morelle received $584,426 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[5]

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

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Political offices
Preceded by
Philip Palmesano (R)
New York Assembly District 136
2013-present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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New York Assembly District 132
1991–2013
Succeeded by
Philip Palmesano (R)