Kevin Cahill

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Kevin Cahill
Kevin Cahill.jpg
New York State Assembly District 103
In office
1999 - Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 16
Base salary$79,500/year
Per diem$61/half day and $171/full day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected1998
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
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, representing District 103 since 2013. He previously represented District 101 from 1992 to 1994 and again from 1999 to 2013. 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 served on the following committees:


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



See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2012

Cahill ran in the 2012 election for New York State Assembly District 103. He ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on September 13, 2012. He also ran on the Working Families Party and Independence Party of New York State tickets.[2] He was unopposed in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012. [3][4]

New York State Assembly, District 103, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngKevin Cahill Incumbent 100% 46,665
Total Votes 46,665


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.[5]

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.[6]

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


Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.


In 2010, Cahill received $150,672 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[7]

New York State Assembly 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Kevin Cahill's campaign in 2010
Laborers Local 17$3,800
International Brotherhood Of Electrical Workers$3,000
New York State Nurses Association$3,000
Total Raised in 2010 $150,672


In the 2008 election, Cahill raised a total of $118,970.[8]

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
Didi Barrett (D)
New York Assembly District 103
Succeeded by
Preceded by
New York Assembly District 101
Succeeded by
Claudia Tenney (R)