Kenneth Blankenbush

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Kenneth Blankenbush
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New York State Assembly District 122
Incumbent
In office
2011 - Present
Term ends
January 7, 2013
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 2, 2010
First elected2010
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
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. He has represented District 122 since 2011.

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 is running in the 2012 election for New York State Assembly District 117. He ran unopposed in the Republican primary on September 13, 2012. He is also running on the Conservative Party and Independence Party of New York State tickets. No candidates filed to run in the Democratic primary. The general election takes place on November 6, 2012. [1][2]

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
Dierdre Scozzafava
New York Assembly - District 122
2011–present
Succeeded by
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