Michael Kearns

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New York State Assembly District 145
In office
2012 - Present
Term ends
January 7, 2013
Years in position 3
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
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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]



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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Political offices
Preceded by
Mark Schroeder
New York Assembly - District 145
Succeeded by