Michael Cusick

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Michael Cusick
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New York State Assembly District 63
Incumbent
In office
2003 - Present
Term ends
January 7, 2013
Years in position 11
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$79,500/year
Per diem$61/half day and $171/full day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2002
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sVillanova University, 1991
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Michael Cusick is a Democratic member of the New York State Assembly. He has represented District 63 since 2003. Cusick is a member of the New York State Democratic Committee, 63rd Assembly District.

Cusick's professional experiences include chief of staff to New York State Assemblymember Eric Vitaliano; special assistant to the president of the City Council Andrew Stein; and director of constituent services to United States Senator Charles Schumer.

Cusick earned a BA from Villanova University. He is married to Kristy.[1]

Committee assignments

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Cusick has been appointed to the following committees:

2009-2010

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

Elections

2010

See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2010

Cusick ran unopposed in the September 14 Democratic primary. He defeated Danny Panzella (L) in the general election on November 2.[2] In addition to his slot on the Democratic Party ticket, he was also listed as a candidate of the Independence Party of New York State, the Conservative Party, and the Working Families Party.

New York State Assembly, District 63 2010
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Michael Cusick (D) 18,424
Danny Panzella (L) 1,732

2008

On November 4, 2008 Cusick won re-election to the New York State Assembly, District 63, defeating opponent David Pascarella (R).

Cusick raised $119,812 for his campaign while Pascarella raised $21,775.[3]

New York State Assembly, District 63 2008
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Michael Cusick (D) 23,568
David Pascarella (R) 12,539

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Cusick received $161,663 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[4]

New York State Assembly 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Michael Cusick's campaign in 2010
New York State Association Of Realtors$3,625
New York State Afl-Cio$3,610
Sub Contractors Trade Association$3,500
Uniformed Fire Officers$3,400
New York State Court Officers Association$3,400
Total Raised in 2010 $161,663

2008

In 2008, a year in which Cusick was up for re-election, he collected $119,812 in donations.[5]

The major contributors were:

Donor Amount
New York State AFL-CIO $4,000
Staten Island Heat Imaging PC $3,800
New York State United Teachers $2,700
New York State Trial Lawyers $2,500

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Political offices
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New York Assembly - District 63
2003–present
Succeeded by
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