Difference between revisions of "Louise Slaughter"

From Ballotpedia
Jump to: navigation, search
(Created page with '{{Polinfobox |Name = Louise Slaughter |Profile picture = Louise_Slaughter.jpg‎ |Position = U.S. House, New York, District 28 |Status = Incumbent |Tenure = January 3, 1993-Prese…')
Line 48: Line 48:
|Birthday = August 14, 1929
|Birthday = August 14, 1929
|Place of birth = Harlan County, Kentucky
|Place of birth = Harlan County, Kentucky
|Profession = Pharmaceuticals Industry
|Profession = Pharmaceuticals Marketing
|Religion = Episcopalian
|Religion = Episcopalian
|Office website = http://www.louise.house.gov/
|Office website = http://www.louise.house.gov/

Revision as of 02:00, 29 December 2011

Louise Slaughter
Louise Slaughter.jpg
U.S. House, New York, District 28
In office
January 3, 1993-Present
Term ends
January 3, 2013
Years in position 22
Base salary$174,000
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First electedNovember 3, 1992
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
U.S. House of Representatives - New York District 30
New York State Assembly
Bachelor'sUniversity of Kentucky
Master'sUniversity of Kentucky
Date of birthAugust 14, 1929
Place of birthHarlan County, Kentucky
ProfessionPharmaceuticals Marketing
Office website
Campaign website
Louise McIntosh Slaughter (b. August 14, 1929) is a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives from New York. Slaughter was elected by voters from New York's 28th congressional district.


Slaughter was born in Harlan County, Kentucky. She earned a B.A. and an M.A. from the University of Kentucky in 1951 and 1953 respectively.[1]


After earning her degrees, Slaughter went to work for a major chemicals manufacturer doing market research.[2] She served in the Monroe County (New York) Legislature from 1976 to 1979, as regional coordinator to then-Secretary of State Mario Cuomo from 1976 to 1978, and to then-Lt. Gov. Mario Cuomo from 1979-82. She served in the New York State Assembly from 1982 to 1986.[3]

Committee assignments

U.S. House


Slaughter serves on the following committees:[4]


Political positions

Specific Votes

Percentage voting with party

November 2011

Louise Slaughter voted with the Democratic Party 93.9% of the time, which ranked 60th among the 192 House Democratic members as of December 2011.[6]



On November 2, 2010, Slaughter was re-elected to the United States House for a tenth term. She defeated Jill A. Rowland (R also running on the Conservative Party ticket) and Blank/Scattering.[7]

United States House, New York General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngLouise Slaughter Incumbent 61% 102,514
     Republican Jill A. Rowland 33% 55,392
     Blank/Scattering 6% 10,149
Total Votes 168,055

Campaign donors


Breakdown of the source of Slaughter's campaign funds before the 2010 election.
Slaughter was re-elected to the U.S. House in 2010 for a tenth term. Her campaign committee raised a total of $720,705 and spent $843,659.[8]


Slaughter is a native of Harlan County, Kentucky, but lived most of her life in Rochester, New York's suburb of Fairport. She is married to Robert Slaughter and has three daughters and seven grandchildren.[9]

External links


Political offices
Preceded by
Matthew F. McHugh
U.S. House of Representatives - New York District 28
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Fred J. Eckert
U.S. House of Representatives - New York District 30
Succeeded by
Jack Quinn
Preceded by
New York State Assembly - District 130
Succeeded by