Michael Cusick

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Michael Cusick
New York State Assembly District 63
Incumbent
Assumed office
2003
Current term ends
January 1, 2013
Political party Democratic
Profession Legislator
Website House site
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]

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

2008

In 2008, a year in which Cusick was up for re-election, he collected $119,812 in donations.[4]

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

Committee assignments

  • Subcommittee on Tuition Assistance Program

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Preceded by
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New York Assembly - District 63
2003–present
Succeeded by
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