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}}{{tnr}}'''Michael Kearns''' was a [[Republican]] candidate in the [[State legislative special elections, 2012#March 20, 2012|March 20, 2012 special election]] for the [[New York State Assembly]], District 145. Kearns is a self-identified Democrat who ran on the Republican ticket to challenge the endorsed Democratic candidate. The special election was called to fill the vacancy created when [[Mark Schroeder]] (D) resigned after being elected Buffalo City comptroller.<ref>[http://buffalo.ynn.com/content/top_stories/571006/parties-talk-145th-assembly-special-election/ ''Your News Now,'' "Parties Talk 145th Assembly Special Election," January 21, 2012]</ref>
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}}{{tnr}}'''Michael Kearns''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[New York State Assembly]].  He has represented District 145 since winning the [[State legislative special elections, 2012#March 20, 2012|March 20, 2012 special election]].
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Kearns, a self-identified Democrat, ran on the Republican ticket to challenge the endorsed Democratic candidate. The special election was called to fill the vacancy created when [[Mark Schroeder]] (D) resigned after being elected Buffalo City comptroller.<ref>[http://buffalo.ynn.com/content/top_stories/571006/parties-talk-145th-assembly-special-election/ ''Your News Now,'' "Parties Talk 145th Assembly Special Election," January 21, 2012]</ref>
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After his election, Kearns wrote a leader to Democratic leadership confirming his intention to join the Assembly Democratic conference. After writing the letter and meeting with party leadership, he was accepted into the conference.<ref>[http://blogs.buffalonews.com/politics_now/2012/03/kearns-puts-it-in-writing-i-really-really-am-a-democrat.html ''Buffalo News,'' "Kearns puts it in writing: I really, really am a Democrat," March 28, 2012]</ref>
  
 
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Kearns defeated [[Christopher Fahey]] (D) in the March 20, 2012 special election. Kearns also ran on the Independence Party ticket. Fahey also ran on the Working Family and Conservative Party tickets. Kearns is a self-identified Democrat who ran on the Republican ticket to challenge Fahey.<ref>[http://www.elections.ny.gov:8080/reports/rwservlet?cmdkey=candidate_32_special NY State Board of Elections, Candidate List, February 28, 2012]</ref><ref>[http://www.buffalonews.com/incoming/article772996.ece ''Buffalo News,'' "Kearns is winner in landslide upset," March 21, 2012]</ref>
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Kearns defeated [[Christopher Fahey]] (D) in the March 20, 2012 special election. Kearns ran on the Republican and Independence Party tickets. Kearns is a self-identified Democrat who ran on the Republican ticket to challenge Fahey.<ref>[http://www.elections.ny.gov:8080/reports/rwservlet?cmdkey=candidate_32_special NY State Board of Elections, Candidate List, February 28, 2012]</ref><ref>[http://www.buffalonews.com/incoming/article772996.ece ''Buffalo News,'' "Kearns is winner in landslide upset," March 21, 2012]</ref>
  
 
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Revision as of 09:42, 19 April 2012

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New York State Assembly District 145
Incumbent
In office
2012 - Present
Term ends
January 7, 2013
Years in position 2
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$79,500/year
Per diem$61/half day and $171/full day
Elections and appointments
First electedMarch 20, 2012
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Michael Kearns is a Democratic member of the New York State Assembly. He has represented District 145 since winning the March 20, 2012 special election.

Kearns, a self-identified Democrat, ran on the Republican ticket to challenge the endorsed Democratic candidate. The special election was called to fill the vacancy created when Mark Schroeder (D) resigned after being elected Buffalo City comptroller.[1]

After his election, Kearns wrote a leader to Democratic leadership confirming his intention to join the Assembly Democratic conference. After writing the letter and meeting with party leadership, he was accepted into the conference.[2]

Elections

2012

See also: State legislative special elections, 2012

Kearns defeated Christopher Fahey (D) in the March 20, 2012 special election. Kearns ran on the Republican and Independence Party tickets. Kearns is a self-identified Democrat who ran on the Republican ticket to challenge Fahey.[3][4]

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Preceded by
Mark Schroeder
New York Assembly - District 7
2003–present
Succeeded by
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