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*Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=96120 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=83349 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=72534 2004], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=46228 2002], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=45814 2000], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=45369 1998]
 
*Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=96120 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=83349 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=72534 2004], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=46228 2002], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=45814 2000], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=45369 1998]
* [http://www.facebook.com/pages/Joe-Robach/22775973089 Joseph Robach on Facebook]
 
  
 
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Joseph Robach
Joseph Robach.jpg
New York Senate District 56
Incumbent
In office
2003 - present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 11
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$79,500/year
Per diem$171/full day; $61/half day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 5, 2002
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
State Assembly
1991 - 2002
Education
Bachelor'sState University of New York, Brockport
Master'sState University of New York, Brockport
Personal
BirthdayFebruary 22, 1958
Place of birthRochester, NY
ProfessionLegislator
ReligionCatholic
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Joseph E. Robach (b. February 22, 1958) is a Republican member of the New York State Senate, representing District 56. He was first elected to the chamber in 2003.

Robach served in the New York State Assembly from 1991 to 2002.

Biography

Robach earned his BA and MPA from the State University of New York at Brockport in 1980. His professional experience includes working for Public Abstract Information Systems, working as the STOP-DWI and Highway Safety Coordinator for the Monroe County Department of Public Safety, as Contract Administrator for the Department of Social Services, and apart of the Adjunct Staff for State Senator Ralph Quattrochiocchi from 1985 to 1991.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

New York Committee Assignments, 2013
Commerce, Economic Development and Small Business
Education
Energy and Telecommunications
Finance
Infrastructure and Capital Investment, Chair
Labor

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Robach served on these committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Robach served on these committees:

Issues

Marijuana Legislation

In June 2012, Robach opposed a proposal by Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) that would have decriminalized the display of small amounts of marijuana. While possessing small amounts of marijuana is legal in the state, showing it to a police officer is not legal. Ultimately, Republicans were able to defeat the measure.[1]

Elections

2012

See also: New York State Senate elections, 2012

Robach ran in the 2012 election for New York State Senate District 56. He ran unopposed in the Republican primary on September 13, 2012. He also ran on the Conservative Party and Independence Party of New York State tickets. Robach was unchallenged in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012. [2][3]

New York State Senate, District 56, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJoseph Robach Incumbent 100% 79,572
Total Votes 79,572

2010

See also: New York State Senate elections, 2010

Robach ran in the 2010 election for New York State Senate District 56. He was unopposed in the September 14 Republican primary. He defeated Robin Wilt (D) in the November 2 general election.[4]

New York State Senate, General Election Results, District 56 (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Joseph Robach (R) 46,506
Robin Wilt (D) 28,678

2008

On November 4, 2008 Joseph Robach won the election for New York State Senate, District 56 with 62,383 votes.

Robach raised $1,043,378 for his campaign.[5]

New York State Senate, District 56 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Joseph Robach (R) 62,383
Richard Dollinger (D) 58,164

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2012

As of August 2012, Robach had received $2,800 from the Correctional Officers Benevolent Association, a public sector prison union, during the 2011-2012 campaign cycle.[6]

2010

Listed below are the largest contributors to Robach's 2010 campaign.[7]

New York State Senate 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Joseph Robach's campaign in 2010
New York State United Teachers$9,500
1199 SEIU United Healthcare Workers East$7,500
New York State AFL-CIO$5,100
Chris Lee For Congress$5,000
Rochester Higher Education & Research$4,750
Total Raised in 2010 $222,963

2008

Listed below are the five largest contributors to Joseph Robach's 2008 campaign.

Donor Amount
Senate Republican Campaign CMTE of New York $327,300
Monroe County Republican CMTE $100,000
Rent Stabilization Association $10,500
Liberty Street Realty LLC $9,500
CMTE to Elect George D. Maziarz State Senate $9,500

Personal

Robach and his wife, Anna, have three children.

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