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}}{{tnr}}'''Michael Benedetto''' (b. 1947) is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[New York State Assembly]], representing District 82 since 2005.  
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}}{{tnr}}'''Michael Benedetto''' (b. 1947) is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[New York State Assembly]], representing District 82.  He was first elected to the chamber in 2004.  
  
Benedetto is an adjunct instructor at Mercy College.  His other professional experiences include coordinator of special education unit for Public School 160; teacher; and staff to mulitple councilmembers.
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==Biography==
 
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Benedetto earned his B.A. in History and Education from Iona College and his M.A. in Social Studies and Education.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=55244 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Benedetto]</ref>
Benedetto earned a BA in history and education from Iona College and a MA in social studies and education.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=55244 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Benedetto]</ref>
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Benedetto is an adjunct instructor at Mercy College.  His other professional experience includes being a coordinator of a special education unit for Public School 160, a teacher, and a staff member to multiple council members.
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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===2013-2014===
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At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Benedetto served on the following committees:
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{{Committee Assignments
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|State = New York
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|year = 2013
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|Chamber = State Assembly
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|Committee1 = Veterans' Affairs
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|Chair1 = Chair
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|Committee2 = Agriculture
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|Committee3 = Education
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|Committee4 = Governmental Operations
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|Committee5 = Housing
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|Committee6 = Labor
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|Committee7 = Ways and Means
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}}
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===2011-2012===
 
===2011-2012===
 
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Benedetto served on the following committees:
 
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Benedetto served on the following committees:
* [[Agriculture Committee, New York State Assembly]]
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* [[Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee, New York State Assembly]]
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[Education Committee, New York State Assembly]]
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* [[Governmental Operations Committee, New York State Assembly]]
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|State = New York
* [[Housing Committee, New York State Assembly]]
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|year = 2011
* [[Labor Committee, New York State Assembly]]
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|Chamber = State Assembly
*Subcommittee on Child Product Safety
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|Committee1 = Agriculture
*Subcommittee on Oversight of Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprises
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|Committee2 = Consumer Affairs and Protection
*Subcommittee on Retention of Homeownership and Stabilization of Affordable Housing
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|Committee3 = Education
*Subcommittee on Students with Special Needs, Chair
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|Committee4 = Governmental Operations
*Subcommittee on Workplace Safety
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|Committee5 = Housing
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|Committee6 = Labor
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}}
  
 
===2009-2010===
 
===2009-2010===
 
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Benedetto served on the following committees:
 
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Benedetto served on the following committees:
* [[Agriculture Committee, New York Assembly]]
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* [[Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee, New York Assembly]]
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{{Committee Assignments
*Subcommittee on Child Product Safety
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|Collapse=Yes
* [[Education Committee, New York Assembly]]
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|State = New York
*Subcommittee on Students with Special Needs
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|year = 2009
* [[Governmental Operations Committee, New York Assembly]]
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|Chamber = State Assembly
* [[Housing Committee, New York Assembly]]
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|Committee1 = Agriculture
*Subcommittee on Retention of Homeownership and Stabilization of Affordable Housing
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|Committee2 = Consumer Affairs and Protection
* [[Labor Committee, New York Assembly]]
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|Committee3 = Education
*Subcommittee on Oversight of Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprises
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|Committee4 = Governmental Operations
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|Committee5 = Housing
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|Committee6 = Labor
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}}
  
 
==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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:: ''See also: [[New York State Assembly elections, 2012]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[New York State Assembly elections, 2012]]''
  
Benedetto ran in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[New York State Assembly elections, 2012|New York State Assembly]] District 82. He defeated [[Egidio Sementilli]] in the Democratic primary on September 13, 2012. He also ran on the [[Working Families Party]] ticket. He defeated [[William E. Britt, Jr.]] in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012. <ref>[http://www.elections.ny.gov:8080/reports/rwservlet?cmdkey=whofiled ''State of New York, State Board of Elections'', Candidate Petition List, retrieved August 15, 2012.]</ref><ref>[http://abclocal.go.com/wabc/elections/local/results?g=nyAssembly&state=NY ''ABC News,'' "New York unofficial 2012 primary election results," accessed September 13, 2012]</ref>
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Benedetto ran in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[New York State Assembly elections, 2012|New York State Assembly]] District 82. He defeated [[Egidio Sementilli]] in the Democratic primary on September 13, 2012. He also ran on the [[Working Families Party]] ticket. He defeated [[William E. Britt, Jr.]] in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://www.elections.ny.gov:8080/reports/rwservlet?cmdkey=whofiled ''State of New York, State Board of Elections'', Candidate Petition List, retrieved August 15, 2012]</ref><ref>[http://abclocal.go.com/wabc/elections/local/results?g=nyAssembly&state=NY ''ABC News,'' "New York unofficial 2012 primary election results," accessed September 13, 2012]</ref>
  
 
{{Election box 2012
 
{{Election box 2012
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|votes2 = 396
 
|votes2 = 396
 
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}}
 
====Endorsements====
 
*32BJ/SEIU<ref>[http://www.nydailynews.com/blogs/dailypolitics/2012/08/32bjseiu-endorses-for-state-senate-assembly ''New York Daily News,'' "32BJ/SEIU Endorses For State Senate, Assembly," August 1, 2012]</ref>
 
  
 
===2010===
 
===2010===
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:: ''See also: [[New York State Assembly elections, 2010]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[New York State Assembly elections, 2010]]''
  
Benedetto defeated Rafael Dominguez and Herbert Moreira-Brown in the September 14 primary. He defeated [[Michael Rendino]] (R) 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 running on the Democratic ticket, Benedetto ran on the [[Working Families Party|Working Familes]] ticket.
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Benedetto defeated Rafael Dominguez and Herbert Moreira-Brown in the Democratic primary on September 14. He defeated [[Michael Rendino]] (R) 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," accessed February 11, 2014]</ref> In addition to running on the Democratic ticket, Benedetto ran on the [[Working Families Party|Working Familes]] ticket.
  
 
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===2008===
 
===2008===
  
On November 4, 2008 Benedetto won re-election to the [[New York State Assembly]], District 82, defeating opponent Raymond Capone (R).  
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On November 4, 2008, Benedetto won re-election to the [[New York State Assembly]], District 82, defeating opponent Raymond Capone (R).  
  
 
Benedetto raised $61,209 for his campaign while Capone raised $1,825.<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>
 
Benedetto raised $61,209 for his campaign while Capone raised $1,825.<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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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
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{{Comprehensive donor history
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|Name = Michael Benedetto
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|Full name = Michael Benedetto
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|year = 2000
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|Editdate = September 24, 2013
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|link =<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=7650 ''followthemoney.org,'' "Benedetto, Michael" Accessed September 24, 2013]</ref>
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|party = Democratic
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|totalraised2012 = 63175
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|result2012 = Won
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|office2012 = [[New York State Assembly elections, 2012|New York State Assembly, District 82]]
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|totalraised2010 = 146693
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|result2010 = Won
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|office2010 = [[New York State Assembly elections, 2010|New York State Assembly, District 82]]
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|totalraised2008 = 61209
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|result2008 = Won
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|office2008 = [[New York State Assembly elections, 2008|New York State Assembly, District 82]]
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|totalraised2006 = 47967
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|result2006 = Won
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|office2006 = [[New York State Assembly elections, 2006|New York State Assembly, District 82]]
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|totalraised2004 = 37298
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|result2004 = Won
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|office2004 = [[New York State Assembly elections, 2004|New York State Assembly, District 82]]
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|totalraised2000 = 36985
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|result2000 = Lost
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|office2000 = [[New York State Senate elections, 2000|New York State Senate, District 34]]
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}}
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===2012===
 
===2012===
{{State leg donor}}
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{{SLP donor box 2012
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|name = Michael Benedetto
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|full Name = Michael Benedetto
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=135541
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|office= New York State Assembly
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|new = no
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 63175
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|org1 = Bronx Democratic County Cmte
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|org2 = Council of School Supervisors & Administrators
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|org3 = Chippewa Democratic Club
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|org4 = New Yorkers for Klein
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|org5 = Friends of Silver
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|orgamount1 = 8600
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|orgamount2 = 5350
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|orgamount3 = 4500
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|orgamount4 = 4100
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|orgamount5 = 3000
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|}}
 
===2010===
 
===2010===
In 2010, Benedetto received $146,693 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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In 2010, Benedetto received $146,693 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," accessed December 23, 2013]</ref>
  
 
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|party = Democratic
 
|party = Democratic
 
|total raised = $146,693
 
|total raised = $146,693
|org1 = Mason Tenders District Council Of Greater New York
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|org1 = Mason Tenders District Council of Greater New York
|org2 = Benedetto For Assembly
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|org2 = Benedetto for Assembly
|org3 = Benedetto For New York
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|org3 = Benedetto for New York
 
|org4 = 1199 Seiu United Healthcare Workers East
 
|org4 = 1199 Seiu United Healthcare Workers East
 
|org5 = Chippewa Democratic Club
 
|org5 = Chippewa Democratic Club
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|orgdonor5 = $6,500
 
|orgdonor5 = $6,500
 
|}}
 
|}}
 
 
===2008===  
 
===2008===  
  
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==Endorsements==
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===2012===
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In 2012, Benedetto’s endorsements included the following:
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*32BJ/SEIU<ref>[http://www.nydailynews.com/blogs/dailypolitics/2012/08/32bjseiu-endorses-for-state-senate-assembly ''New York Daily News,'' "32BJ/SEIU Endorses For State Senate, Assembly," August 1, 2012]</ref>
  
 
==Recent news==
 
==Recent news==
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This section displays the most recent stories in a Google News search for the term "'''Michael + Benedetto + New York + Assembly'''"
 
This section displays the most recent stories in a Google News search for the term "'''Michael + Benedetto + New York + Assembly'''"
 
:''All stories may not be relevant to this legislator due to the nature of the search engine.''
 
:''All stories may not be relevant to this legislator due to the nature of the search engine.''
<rss>http://news.google.com/news?hl=en&gl=us&q=Michael+Benedetto+New York+Assembly&um=1&ie=UTF-8&output=rss|template=slpfeed|max=10|title=Michael Benedetto News Feed</rss>
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{{RSS|feed=http://news.google.com/news?hl=en&gl=us&q=Michael+Benedetto+New+York+Assembly&um=1&ie=UTF-8&output=rss|template=slpfeed|max=10|title=Michael Benedetto News Feed}}
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
 
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*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=55244 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=55244 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=55244 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=55244 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
* Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=95970 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=83191 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=72222 2004], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=45463 2000]
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* Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=135541 2012], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=118100 2010], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=95970 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=83191 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=72222 2004], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=45463 2000]
  
 
==References==
 
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[[Category:2010 winner]]
 
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Michael Benedetto
Michael Benedetto.jpg
New York State Assembly District 82
Incumbent
In office
2005 - Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 9
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$79,500/year
Per diem$171/full day; $61/half day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2004
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sHistory/Education, Iona College, 1969
Master'sSocial Studies/Education, 1971
Personal
Birthday1947
Place of birthBronx, NY
ProfessionAdjunct Instructor, Mercy College
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Michael Benedetto (b. 1947) is a Democratic member of the New York State Assembly, representing District 82. He was first elected to the chamber in 2004.

Biography

Benedetto earned his B.A. in History and Education from Iona College and his M.A. in Social Studies and Education.[1] Benedetto is an adjunct instructor at Mercy College. His other professional experience includes being a coordinator of a special education unit for Public School 160, a teacher, and a staff member to multiple council members.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

New York Committee Assignments, 2013
Veterans' Affairs, Chair
Agriculture
Education
Governmental Operations
Housing
Labor
Ways and Means

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2012

Benedetto ran in the 2012 election for New York State Assembly District 82. He defeated Egidio Sementilli in the Democratic primary on September 13, 2012. He also ran on the Working Families Party ticket. He defeated William E. Britt, Jr. in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

New York State Assembly, District 82, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMichael Benedetto Incumbent 84.7% 32,082
     Conservative William E. Britt, Jr. 15.3% 5,804
Total Votes 37,886
New York State Assembly, District 82 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngMichael Benedetto Incumbent 88.8% 3,125
Egidio Sementilli 11.2% 396
Total Votes 3,521

2010

See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2010

Benedetto defeated Rafael Dominguez and Herbert Moreira-Brown in the Democratic primary on September 14. He defeated Michael Rendino (R) in the general election on November 2.[4] In addition to running on the Democratic ticket, Benedetto ran on the Working Familes ticket.

New York State Assembly, District 82 2010
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Michael Benedetto (D) 17,035
Michael Rendino (R) 6,257

2008

On November 4, 2008, Benedetto won re-election to the New York State Assembly, District 82, defeating opponent Raymond Capone (R).

Benedetto raised $61,209 for his campaign while Capone raised $1,825.[5]

New York State Assembly, District 82 2008
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Michael Benedetto (D) 29,619
Raymond Capone (R) 6,092

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Michael Benedetto is available dating back to 2000. Based on available campaign finance records, Michael Benedetto raised a total of $393,327 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 24, 2013.[6]

Michael Benedetto's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 New York State Assembly, District 82 Won $63,175
2010 New York State Assembly, District 82 Won $146,693
2008 New York State Assembly, District 82 Won $61,209
2006 New York State Assembly, District 82 Won $47,967
2004 New York State Assembly, District 82 Won $37,298
2000 New York State Senate, District 34 Defeated $36,985
Grand Total Raised $393,327

2012

Michael Benedetto won re-election to the New York State Assembly in 2012. During that election cycle, Michael Benedetto raised a total of $63,175.
New York State Assembly 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Michael Benedetto's campaign in 2012
Bronx Democratic County Cmte$8,600
Council of School Supervisors & Administrators$5,350
Chippewa Democratic Club$4,500
New Yorkers for Klein$4,100
Friends of Silver$3,000
Total Raised in 2012$63,175
Source:Follow the Money

2010

In 2010, Benedetto received $146,693 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[7]

New York State Assembly 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Michael Benedetto's campaign in 2010
Mason Tenders District Council of Greater New York$9,500
Benedetto for Assembly$9,300
Benedetto for New York$8,500
1199 Seiu United Healthcare Workers East$7,600
Chippewa Democratic Club$6,500
Total Raised in 2010 $146,693

2008

In the 2008 election, Benedetto raised a total of $61,209.[8]

His five largest contributors in 2008 were:

Donor Amount
Chippewa Democratic Club $6,000
Crowley For Congress $4,000
1199 SEIU United Healthcare Workers East $3,800
AFSCME District Council 37 $2,250
New York State United Teachers $1,950

Endorsements

2012

In 2012, Benedetto’s endorsements included the following:

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