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|Name = Kenneth Blankenbush
political position  = [[New York State Assembly|New York State Assembly, District 122]]|
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|Position = New York State Assembly District 117
assumed office      = [[Swearing-in dates of state legislators elected on November 2, 2010|January 1, 2011]] |  
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|Status = Incumbent
term ends          = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 2, 2010|January 1, 2013]] |
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|Tenure = 2011 - Present
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|Assumed office = 2011
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}}{{tnr}}'''Kenneth Blankenbush''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[New York State Assembly]].  He has represented District 122 since 2011.
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}}{{tnr}}'''Kenneth Blankenbush''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[New York State Assembly]], representing District 117.  He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.
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He previously represented District 122 in the Assembly from 2011 to 2013. Blankenbush has been a town councilman for the Town of LeRay and a member of the Jefferson County Board of Legislators.
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==Biography==
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Blankenbush earned his B.S. in History from SUNY Plattsburgh.  His professional experience includes working in the insurance industry where he became a branch manager for Metropolitan Life Insurance before leaving to start his own company, BEL Associates. 
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Blankenbush served in the U.S. Air Force from 1968 to 1976.
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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===2013-2014===
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At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Blankenbush served on the following committees:
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{{Committee Assignments
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|State = New York
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|Chamber = State Assembly
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|Committee1 = Agriculture
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|Committee2 = Corporations, Authorities and Commissions
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|Committee3 = Insurance
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|Committee4 = Social Services
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|Committee5 = Tourism, Parks, Arts and Sports Development
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===2011-2012===
 
===2011-2012===
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Blankenbush has been appointed to the following committees:
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Blankenbush served on the following committees:
* [[Agriculture Committee, New York State Assembly]]
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* [[Corporations, Authorities and Commissions Committee, New York State Assembly]]
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[Small Business Committee, New York State Assembly]]
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* [[Social Services Committee, New York State Assembly]]
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|State = New York
* [[Tourism, Parks, Arts and Sports Development Committee, New York State Assembly]]
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|year = 2011
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|Chamber = State Assembly
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|Committee1 = Agriculture
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|Committee2 = Corporations, Authorities and Commissions
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|Committee3 = Small Business
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|Committee4 = Social Services
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|Committee5 = Tourism, Parks, Arts and Sports Development
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==Elections==
 
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:: ''See also: [[New York State Assembly elections, 2012]]''
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Blankenbush ran in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[New York State Assembly elections, 2012|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.<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]]''
  
Blankenbush was uncontested in the September 14 Republican primary. Blankenbush defeated [[Brian McGrath]] (D) in the general election on November 2.<ref>[http://elections.nytimes.com/2010/results/new-york/state-legislature New York Times NY state legislative election results]</ref>
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Blankenbush was uncontested in the September 14 Republican primary. Blankenbush defeated [[Brian McGrath]] (D) in the general election on November 2.<ref>[http://elections.nytimes.com/2010/results/new-york/state-legislature ''New York Times,'' "NY state legislative election results," accessed February 11, 2014]</ref>
  
 
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==Campaign donors==
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{{Comprehensive donor history
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|Name = Kenneth Blankenbush
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|year = 2010
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|Editdate = September 25, 2013
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|link =<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=147320 ''followthemoney.org,'' "Blankenbush, Kenneth" Accessed September 25, 2013]</ref>
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|party = Republican
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|totalraised2012 = 44103
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|result2012 = Won
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|office2012 = [[New York State Assembly elections, 2012| New York State Assembly, District 117]]
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|totalraised2010 = 88069
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|result2010 = Won
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|office2010 = [[New York State Assembly elections, 2010| New York State Assembly, District 122]]
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===2012===
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|total raised = 44103
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|org1 = Bel Associates
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|org2 = Lundy Group of Companies
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|org3 = Doheny, Matthew A
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|org4 = New York Central Mutual Fire Insurance
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|org5 = Difabion, Paul
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|orgamount1 = 2500
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|orgamount2 = 1400
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|orgamount3 = 1245
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In 2010, Blankenbush raised a total of $88,069 in campaign contributions.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=132043 2010 campaign contributions]</ref>
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His four largest campaign contributors in 2010 were:
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| Republican Assembly Campaign Cmte of New York
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| Rent Stabilization Association
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| St Lawrence Republican Cmte
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==Personal==
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Blankenbush and his wife Sheila have two children.
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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 "'''Kenneth + Blankenbush + New + York + Assembly'''"
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*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=91697 Official Project Vote Smart Biography]
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*[http://assembly.state.ny.us/mem/Ken-Blankenbush/ Profile from the New York State Assembly]
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*[http://openstates.org/ny/legislators/NYL000072/ken-blankenbush/ Profile from Open States]
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*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=91697 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
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*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=91697 Legislative Profile from Project Vote Smart]
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*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=153512 2012], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=132043 2010]
  
 
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{{succession box | before = [[Dierdre Scozzafava]] | title = New York Assembly District 122 | years = 2011–2013 | after = [[Clifford Crouch]] (R)}}
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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$171/full day; $61/half day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
New York State Assembly District 122
2011-2013
Education
Bachelor'sState University of New York at Plattsburgh
Military service
Service/branchU.S. Air Force
Years of service1968 to 1976
Personal
ProfessionBusiness Owner
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Kenneth Blankenbush is a Republican member of the New York State Assembly, representing District 117. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

He previously represented District 122 in the Assembly from 2011 to 2013. Blankenbush has been a town councilman for the Town of LeRay and a member of the Jefferson County Board of Legislators.

Biography

Blankenbush earned his B.S. in History from SUNY Plattsburgh. His professional experience includes working in the insurance industry where he became a branch manager for Metropolitan Life Insurance before leaving to start his own company, BEL Associates. Blankenbush served in the U.S. Air Force from 1968 to 1976.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

New York Committee Assignments, 2013
Agriculture
Corporations, Authorities and Commissions
Insurance
Social Services
Tourism, Parks, Arts and Sports Development

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Blankenbush served on 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

Comprehensive donor information for Kenneth Blankenbush is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Kenneth Blankenbush raised a total of $132,172 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 25, 2013.[4]

Kenneth Blankenbush's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 New York State Assembly, District 117 Won $44,103
2010 New York State Assembly, District 122 Won $88,069
Grand Total Raised $132,172

2012

Kenneth Blankenbush won re-election to the New York State Assembly in 2012. During that election cycle, Kenneth Blankenbush raised a total of $44,103.
New York State Assembly 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Kenneth Blankenbush's campaign in 2012
Bel Associates$2,500
Lundy Group of Companies$1,400
Doheny, Matthew A$1,245
New York Central Mutual Fire Insurance$1,160
Difabion, Paul$1,000
Total Raised in 2012$44,103
Source:Follow the Money

2010

In 2010, Blankenbush raised a total of $88,069 in campaign contributions.[5]

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
Clifford Crouch (R)