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|Name = Lou Tobacco
political position  = New York State Assembly District 62 |
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|Position = New York State Assembly District 62
assumed office     = March 2007 |
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|Status = Former Member
term ends          = 2010 |
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|Tenure = 2007 - 2013
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  website             = [http://assembly.state.ny.us/mem/?ad=062 House site] |
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}}{{tnr}}'''Lou Tobacco''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[New York State Assembly]].  He has represented District 62 since winning a special election in March 2007.  
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}}{{tnr}}'''Lou Tobacco''' is a former [[Republican]] member of the [[New York State Assembly]], representing District 62 from March 2007 to 2013.
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Tobacco's professional experiences include assistant director of contract oversight, Borough of Staten Island; legislative aide for New York State Assembly's Intern Program; senior professional healthcare representative for Pfizer Incorporated; summer intern for Staten Island Borough President Guy Molinari; and congressional intern for United States Representative Guy Molinari.
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Tobacco earned a BA in political science from State University of New York Albany.  He and his wife, Jennifer, have two children; Madison and Christian.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=14358 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Tobacco]</ref>
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==Committee assignments==
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===2011-2012===
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Tobacco served on the following committees:
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* [[Cities Committee, New York State Assembly]]
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* [[Codes Committee, New York State Assembly]]
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* [[Corporations, Authorities and Commissions Committee, New York State Assembly]]
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* [[Health Committee, New York State Assembly]]
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*Subcommittee on Outreach and Oversight of Senior Citizen Programs
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*Subcommittee on Tuition Assistance Program
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* [[Transportation Committee, New York State Assembly]]
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* [[Ways and Means Committee, New York State Assembly]]
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===2009-2010===
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In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Tobacco served on the following committees:
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* [[Codes Committee, New York Assembly]]
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* [[Health Committee, New York Assembly]]
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*Subcommittee on Tuition Assistance Program
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* [[Higher Education Committee, New York Assembly]]
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* [[Social Services Committee, New York Assembly]]
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*Subcommittee on Outreach and Oversight of Senior Citizen Programs
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* [[Transportation Committee, New York Assembly]]
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* [[Veterans' Affairs Committee, New York Assembly]]
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===Presidential preference===
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{{presendorse|2012|Mitt Romney}}<ref>[http://www.mittromney.com/news/press/2011/12/mitt-romney-announces-new-york-assembly-endorsements ''Mitt Romney for President,'' "Mitt Romney Announces New York Assembly Endorsements," December 9, 2011]</ref>
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==Elections==
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===2010===
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:: ''See also: [[New York State Assembly elections, 2010]]''
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Tobacco ran unopposed in the September 14 Republican primary. Tobacco defeated [[Albert Albanese]] (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> In addition to his slot on the Republican Party ticket, he was also listed as a candidate of the [[Independence Party of New York State]] and the [[Conservative Party]].
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|-
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| colspan="2" | {{won}} '''Lou Tobacco (R)'''
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| align="right" | '''22,856'''
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| colspan="2" | Albert Albanese (D)
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| align="right" | 6,179
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===2008===
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On November 4, 2008 Tobacco won re-election to the [[New York State Assembly]], District 62, defeating opponent Albert Albanese (D).
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Tobacco raised $65,690 for his campaign while Albanese raised $4,947.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_election_results.phtml?s=NY&y=2008#results_summary_H ''Follow the Money's report 2008 Campaign donations in New York'']</ref>
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| colspan="2" | {{won}} '''Lou Tobacco (R)'''
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| align="right" | '''30,410'''
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| colspan="2" | Albert Albanese (D)
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| align="right" | 11,816
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==Campaign donors==
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===2010===
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In 2010, Tobacco received $53,762 in campaign donations.  The top contributors are listed below.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/grid.phtml?s=NY&y=2010&#fC Follow the Money - 2010 contributions]</ref>
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|Chamber = New York State Assembly
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = $53,762
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|org1 = Magic Garden Productions
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|org2 = A Toys LLC
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|org3 = Leider, Andrew B
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|org4 = Staten Island Terminal LLC
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|org5 = Fossella, Aldo
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|orgdonor1 = $2,500
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|orgdonor2 = $2,000
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|orgdonor3 = $1,500
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|orgdonor4 = $1,300
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|orgdonor5 = $1,000
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===2008===
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In 2008, a year in which Tobacco was up for re-election, he collected $65,690 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=96153 2008 contributions to Lou Tobacco]</ref>
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The major contributors were:
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| Eugene Mosiello
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| Joseph Suarez
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| Amalgamated Transit Union New York
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| New York State Association of Realtors
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| John Guiffre
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==External links==
 
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*[http://assembly.state.ny.us/mem/?ad=062 New York Assembly - Rep. Lou Tobacco]  
 
*[http://assembly.state.ny.us/mem/?ad=062 New York Assembly - Rep. Lou Tobacco]  
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=14358 Project Vote Smart profile]
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*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=14358 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
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*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=14358 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
* Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=96153 2008]
 
* Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=96153 2008]
  
 
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Revision as of 10:44, 8 January 2013

Lou Tobacco
LouTobacco.jpg
New York State Assembly District 62
Former Member
In office
2007 - 2013
PartyRepublican
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sState University of New York, Albany
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Lou Tobacco is a former Republican member of the New York State Assembly, representing District 62 from March 2007 to 2013.

Tobacco's professional experiences include assistant director of contract oversight, Borough of Staten Island; legislative aide for New York State Assembly's Intern Program; senior professional healthcare representative for Pfizer Incorporated; summer intern for Staten Island Borough President Guy Molinari; and congressional intern for United States Representative Guy Molinari.

Tobacco earned a BA in political science from State University of New York Albany. He and his wife, Jennifer, have two children; Madison and Christian.[1]

Committee assignments

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Tobacco served on the following committees:

2009-2010

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

Issues

Presidential preference

2012

See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

Lou Tobacco endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [2]

Elections

2010

See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2010

Tobacco ran unopposed in the September 14 Republican primary. Tobacco defeated Albert Albanese (D) in the general election on November 2.[3] In addition to his slot on the Republican Party ticket, he was also listed as a candidate of the Independence Party of New York State and the Conservative Party.

New York State Assembly, District 62 2010
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Lou Tobacco (R) 22,856
Albert Albanese (D) 6,179

2008

On November 4, 2008 Tobacco won re-election to the New York State Assembly, District 62, defeating opponent Albert Albanese (D).

Tobacco raised $65,690 for his campaign while Albanese raised $4,947.[4]

New York State Assembly, District 62 2008
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Lou Tobacco (R) 30,410
Albert Albanese (D) 11,816

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Tobacco received $53,762 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[5]

New York State Assembly 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Lou Tobacco's campaign in 2010
Magic Garden Productions$2,500
A Toys LLC$2,000
Leider, Andrew B$1,500
Staten Island Terminal LLC$1,300
Fossella, Aldo$1,000
Total Raised in 2010 $53,762

2008

In 2008, a year in which Tobacco was up for re-election, he collected $65,690 in donations.[6]

The major contributors were:

Donor Amount
Eugene Mosiello $3,500
Joseph Suarez $2,000
Amalgamated Transit Union New York $2,000
New York State Association of Realtors $1,500
John Guiffre $1,500

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Political offices
Preceded by
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New York Assembly District 62
2007–2013
Succeeded by
Joseph Borelli (R)