Lou Tobacco

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Lou Tobacco
New York State Assembly District 62
Incumbent
Assumed office
March 2007
Current term ends
2010
Political party Republican
Profession Legislator
Website House site
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.

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]

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.[2] 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.[3]

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

2008

In 2008, a year in which Tobacco was up for re-election, he collected $65,690 in donations.[4]

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

Committee membership

  • Subcommittee on Tuition Assistance Program
  • Subcommittee on Outreach and Oversight of Senior Citizen Programs

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Political offices
Preceded by
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New York Assembly - District 62
2007–present
Succeeded by
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