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Kevin Cahill

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Kevin Cahill
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New York State Assembly District 101
In office
1999 - Present
Term ends
January 7, 2013
Years in position 16
Base salary$79,500/year
Per diem$61/half day and $171/full day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected1998
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sState University of New York-New Paltz, 1977
J.D.Albany Law School, 1980
Date of birth11/05/1955
Place of birthNew York, NY
Office website
Kevin Cahill (b. November 5, 1955) is a Democratic member of the New York State Assembly. He has represented District 101 from 1992-1994 and currently since 1999. Cahill's political experiences include being a delegate to the Democratic National Convention; minority leader and county legislator for Ulster County Legislature; and a committee person for Ulster County Democratic Committee.

Cahill is an attorney. His professional experiences include director of the Medicare Plan; executive in Wellcare; and health care financing administration.

Cahill earned a BA in political science from the State University of New York, New Paltz and a JD from Albany Law School. He has two children.[1]

Committee assignments


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


In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Cahill served on the following committees:



See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2010

Cahill ran unopposed in the September 14 Democratic primary. He defeated Peter Rooney (R) in the general election on November 2. In addition to running on the Democratic ticket, he was also listed as a candidate of the Working Families Party.[2]

New York State Assembly, District 101 2010
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Kevin Cahill (D) 24,959
Peter Rooney (R) 19,188


On November 4, 2008 Cahill won re-election to the New York State Assembly, District 101, defeating opponent Robin Yess (R).

Cahill raised $118,970 for his campaign while Yess raised $19,975.[3]

New York State Assembly, District 101 2008
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Kevin Cahill (D) 38,339
Robin Yess (R) 18,053

Campaign donors


In the 2008 election, Cahill raised a total of $118,970.[4]

His five largest contributors in 2008 were:

Donor Amount
Laborers Local 17 $3,750
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers $3,750
New York State Nurses Association $3,500
New York State Trial Lawyers $2,500
Service Employees Local 200 $2,300

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Preceded by
New York Assembly - District 101
Succeeded by