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Revision as of 22:14, 25 November 2012

Michael Montesano
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New York State Assembly District 15
Incumbent
In office
2010 - Present
Term ends
January 7, 2013
Years in position 4
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$79,500/year
Per diem$61/half day and $171/full day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First electedFebruary 9, 2010
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sSaint John's University
Associate'sNassau County Community College
J.D.City University of New York Law School at Queens College
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Michael Montesano is a Republican member of the New York State Assembly. He has represented District 15 since 2010. Montesano won a special election on February 9, 2010 to replace Robert Walker, who resigned to become chief deputy Nassau County executive.[1]

Montesano defeated Democrat Matthew T. Meng.[2]

Montesano's other political experience is as president, vice-president, and trustee of North Shore School District Board of Education.

Montesano is a retired police officer and detective for New York Police Department. His other professional experiences include private practice law firm; former emergency medical technician supervisor and investigator for New York City Emergency Medical Service; adjunct professor for New York Institute of Technology; and acting village justice for Village Prosecutor Roslyn Harbor.

Montesano earned an AA from Nassau County Community College; a bachelors degree in criminal justice from Saint John's University; and a JD from City University of New York Law School at Queens College. He and his wife, Donna, have four children; Amanda, Carmine, Jennifer, and Michael.[3]

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Issues

Presidential preference

2012

See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

Michael Montesano endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [4]

Elections

2012

See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2012

Montesano ran in the 2012 election for New York State Assembly District 15. He ran unopposed in the Republican primary on September 13, 2012. He also ran on the Conservative Party and Independence Party of New York State tickets. He defeated Mario Ferone in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012. [5][6]

2010

See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2010

Montesano ran unopposed in the September 14 Republican primary. He defeated Leon Hart (D) in the general election on November 2.[7] In addition to his slot on the Republican Party ticket, he was also listed as a candidate of the Independence Party of New York State, the Conservative Party, and the Tax Revolt party.

New York State Assembly, District 15 2010
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Michael Montesano (R) 21,606
Leon Hart (D) 12,730

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Montesano received $33,941 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[8]

New York State Assembly 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Michael Montesano's campaign in 2010
Republican Assembly Campaign Cmte Of New York$3,000
Banfi Products Corp$2,500
North Shore Republican Club$1,500
Friends Of John Venditto$1,500
Bacon, Louis Moore$1,000
Total Raised in 2010 $33,941

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Political offices
Preceded by
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New York Assembly - District 15
2010–present
Succeeded by
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Political offices
Preceded by
Robert Walker
New York Assembly District 15
February 2010-present
Succeeded by
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