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Marcos Crespo
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New York State Assembly District 85
In office
2009 - Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 6
Base salary$79,500/year
Per diem$171/full day; $61/half day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedJune 2009
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sJohn Jay College, Governmental Studies, 2004
Date of birth07/29/1980
Place of birthGuayama, Puerto Rico
Office website
Marcos A. Crespo (b. July 29, 1980) is a Democratic member of the New York State Assembly, representing District 85. He was first elected to the chamber in a special election in June 2009.


Crespo earned his B.A. in Governmental Studies from John Jay College.[1] His professional experience includes being a personal assistant to Assemblyman Ruben Diaz.

Committee assignments


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

New York Committee Assignments, 2013
Alcoholism and Drug Abuse
Environmental Conservation


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


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



See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2012

Crespo ran in the 2012 election for New York State Assembly District 85. He ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on September 13, 2012. He also ran on the Working Families Party ticket. He defeated Janelle King, Eduardo Ramirez, and Daniel Zuger in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

New York State Assembly, District 85, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMarcos Crespo Incumbent 95.9% 24,997
     Republican Janelle King 2.4% 620
     Conservative Eduardo Ramirez 1.2% 324
     Green Daniel Zuger 0.5% 122
Total Votes 26,063


See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2010

Crespo defeated Israel Cruz in the September 14 Democratic primary. He defeated Leopold Paul (R) and Conservative Party candidate Arturo Santiago in the general election on November 2.[4]

New York State Assembly, District 85 2010
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Marcos Crespo (D) 11,213
Leopold Paul (R) 438
Arturo Santiago (C) 305

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Marcos Crespo is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Marcos Crespo raised a total of $72,776 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 24, 2013.[5]

Marcos Crespo's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 New York State Assembly, District 85 Won $30,531
2010 New York State Assembly, District 85 Won $42,245
Grand Total Raised $72,776


Marcos Crespo won re-election to the New York State Assembly in 2012. During that election cycle, Marcos Crespo raised a total of $30,531.


In 2010, Crespo received $42,245 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[6]



In 2012, Crespo’s endorsements included the following:

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Political offices
Preceded by
Ruben Diaz, Jr.
New York Assembly District 85
June 2009-present
Succeeded by