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|Position = New York State Assembly District 122
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|Position = New York State Assembly District 117
 
|Status = Incumbent
 
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|Tenure = 2011 - Present
 
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|Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 2, 2010|January 7, 2013]]
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|Last election = [[New York State Assembly elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]]
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|First elected = 2010
 
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}}{{tnr}}'''Kenneth Blankenbush''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[New York State Assembly]], representing District 117 since 2013. He previously represented District 122 from 2011 to 2013.
{{tnr}}'''Kenneth Blankenbush''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[New York State Assembly]]. He has represented District 122 since 2011.
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Blankenbush served in the U.S. Air Force from 1968 to 1976 and was deployed in Vietnam.  After that, he began a career in the insurance industry where he became a branch manager for Metropolitan Life Insurance before leaving to start his own company, BEL Associates.  He has been a town councilman for the Town of LeRay and a member of the Jefferson County Board of Legislators.
 
Blankenbush served in the U.S. Air Force from 1968 to 1976 and was deployed in Vietnam.  After that, he began a career in the insurance industry where he became a branch manager for Metropolitan Life Insurance before leaving to start his own company, BEL Associates.  He has been a town councilman for the Town of LeRay and a member of the Jefferson County Board of Legislators.
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Revision as of 07:57, 9 January 2013

Kenneth Blankenbush
KenBlankenbush.jpg
New York State Assembly District 117
Incumbent
In office
2011 - Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$79,500/year
Per diem$61/half day and $171/full day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sState University of New York at Plattsburgh
Personal
ProfessionBusiness Owner
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Kenneth Blankenbush is a Republican member of the New York State Assembly, representing District 117 since 2013. He previously represented District 122 from 2011 to 2013.

Blankenbush served in the U.S. Air Force from 1968 to 1976 and was deployed in Vietnam. After that, he began a career in the insurance industry where he became a branch manager for Metropolitan Life Insurance before leaving to start his own company, BEL Associates. He has been a town councilman for the Town of LeRay and a member of the Jefferson County Board of Legislators.

Blankenbush earned his B.S. in History from SUNY Plattsburgh. He and his wife Sheila have two children and six grandchildren.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Blankenbush has been appointed to the following committees:

Elections

2012

See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2012

Blankenbush ran in the 2012 election for New York State Assembly District 117. 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. He was unchallenged in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012. [1][2]

New York State Assembly, District 117, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngKenneth Blankenbush Incumbent 100% 32,992
Total Votes 32,992

2010

See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2010

Blankenbush was uncontested in the September 14 Republican primary. Blankenbush defeated Brian McGrath (D) in the general election on November 2.[3]

New York State Assembly, District 122 2010
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Kenneth Blankenbush (R) 16,197
Brian McGrath (D) 13,356

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Blankenbush raised a total of $88,069 in campaign contributions.[4]

His four largest campaign contributors in 2010 were:

Donor Amount
Blankenbush, Kenneth $33,200
Republican Assembly Campaign Cmte of New York $13,000
Rent Stabilization Association $3,800
St Lawrence Republican Cmte $3,000

Personal

Blankenbush and his wife Sheila have two children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Marc Butler (R)
New York Assembly District 117
2013–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
Dierdre Scozzafava
New York Assembly District 122
2011–2013
Succeeded by
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