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Marc Butler
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New York State Assembly District 118
Incumbent
In office
1995 - Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 19
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$79,500/year
Per diem$172/full day; $61/half day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected1995
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
New York State Assembly District 117
1995-2013
Education
Bachelor'sState University of New York at Potsdam
Personal
Birthday01/21/1952
Place of birthHerkimer, NY
ReligionRoman Catholic
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Marc W. Butler (b. January 21, 1952) is a Republican member of the New York State Assembly, representing District 118. He was first elected to the chamber in a special election in 1995.

He previously represented District 117 in the Assembly from 1995 to 2013. Butler's political experience includes being a majority leader and a legislator in the Herkimer County Legislature; deputy mayor of Newport Village; and appointed trustee for Newport Village Board.

Biography

Butler earned his B.A. in English from the State University of New York at Potsdam. His professional experience includes being a corporate communications specialist for Utica National Insurance and working as a reporter for Utica Observer-Dispatch.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Butler served on the following committees:

New York Committee Assignments, 2013
Agriculture
Economic Development, Job Creation, Commerce and Industry
Environmental Conservation
Higher Education
Insurance

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2014

See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2014

Elections for the office of New York State Assembly will take place in 2014. A primary election took place September 9, 2014. The general election will be held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was July 10, 2014. Incumbent Marc Butler was unopposed in the Republican primary. Butler is also running on the Conservative Party ticket. Butler is unchallenged in the general election.[2][3]

2012

See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2012

Butler ran in the 2012 election for New York State Assembly District 118. He ran unopposed in the Republican primary on September 13, 2012. He also ran on the Conservative Party and Independence Party of New York State tickets. He defeated Joseph Chilelli in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[4][5][6]

New York State Assembly, District 118, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMarc Butler Incumbent 68.1% 26,685
     Democratic Joseph Chilelli 31.9% 12,503
Total Votes 39,188

2010

See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2010

Butler ran unopposed in the September 14 Republican primary. He was unopposed in the general election on November 2.[7][8] 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 117 2010
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Marc Butler (R) 28,816

2008

See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2008

On November 4, 2008, Butler won re-election to the New York State Assembly, District 117, defeating opponent Daniel Carter (D).

Butler raised $51,159 for his campaign while Carter raised $2,176.[9]

New York State Assembly, District 117 2008
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Marc Butler (R) 30,813
Daniel Carter (D) 12,667

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Marc Butler is available dating back to 1998. Based on available campaign finance records, Marc Butler raised a total of $335,956 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 25, 2013.[10]

Marc Butler's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 New York State Assembly, District 118 Won $49,690
2010 New York State Assembly, District 117 Won $38,946
2008 New York State Assembly, District 117 Won $51,159
2006 New York State Assembly, District 117 Won $43,484
2004 New York State Assembly, District 117 Won $59,473
2002 New York State Assembly, District 117 Won $54,929
2000 New York State Assembly, District 113 Won $21,935
1998 New York State Assembly, District 113 Won $16,340
Grand Total Raised $335,956

2012

Marc Butler won re-election to the New York State Assembly in 2012. During that election cycle, Marc Butler raised a total of $49,690.
New York State Assembly 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Marc Butler's campaign in 2012
New York State United Teachers$4,100
Butler, Marc W$2,500
Peck, Leon R$1,500
New York State Rifle & Pistol Association$1,275
New York State Professional Fire Fighters$1,100
Total Raised in 2012$49,690
Source:Follow the Money

2010

In 2010, Butler received $38,946 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[11]

New York State Assembly 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Marc Butler's campaign in 2010
New York State Correctional Officers$1,775
NBT Bank$1,600
New York State United Teachers$1,250
New York State Beer Wholesalers Association$1,000
New York State Professional Fire Fighters$925
Total Raised in 2010 $38,946

Scorecards

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2013-2014

In 2013, the 200th New York State Legislature, first annual session, was in session from January 9 to December 31. In 2014, the 200th New York State Legislature, second annual session, was in session from January 8 to June 19, 2014. The legislature will be in recess from June 22 to January 6, 2015.[12]

  • Legislators are scored on their votes of bills that benefit or harm the environment.
  • Legislators are scored on their votes of bills that benefit or harm the environment.

2011-2012

In 2011, the 199th New York State Legislature, first annual session, was in session from January 5 to June 20, 2011. In 2012, the 199th New York State Legislature, second annual session, was in session from January 4 to June 22, 2012.

  • Legislators are scored on their voting records concerning library funding.
  • Legislators are scored on their voting records concerning library funding.
  • Legislators are scored on their votes on key small business issues.
  • Legislators are scored on their votes of bills that benefit or harm the environment.
  • Legislators are scored on their votes of bills that benefit or harm the environment.

Endorsements

Presidential preference

2012

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

Marc Butler endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [13]

Personal

Butler and his wife, Susan, have two children; Caitlin and Jeffrey.[14]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Addie Russell (D)
New York Assembly District 118
2013-present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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New York Assembly District 117
1995–2013
Succeeded by
Kenneth Blankenbush (R)