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|Name = Michael Montesano
political position  = New York State Assembly District 15 |
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|Position = New York State Assembly District 15
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}}{{tnr}}'''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 [[sunshinereview:Nassau County, New York|Nassau County]] executive.<ref>[http://www.antonnews.com/columns/barry/5862-two-going-to-albany.html ''Anton News,'' "Two Going to Albany," February 5, 2010]</ref>
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}}{{tnr}}'''Michael Montesano''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[New York State Assembly]], representing District 15 since 2010. As of the 2013 session, he serves as [[State Assembly Assistant Minority Whip]]. Montesano won a special election on February 9, 2010 to replace [[Robert Walker]], who resigned to become chief deputy [[sunshinereview:Nassau County, New York|Nassau County]] executive.<ref>[http://www.antonnews.com/columns/barry/5862-two-going-to-albany.html ''Anton News,'' "Two Going to Albany," February 5, 2010]</ref>
  
 
Montesano defeated [[Democrat]] Matthew T. Meng.<ref>[http://www.wcax.com/Global/story.asp?S=11961105 ''WCAX,'' "Montesano wins special election in NY's 15th AD," February 9, 2010]</ref>
 
Montesano defeated [[Democrat]] Matthew T. Meng.<ref>[http://www.wcax.com/Global/story.asp?S=11961105 ''WCAX,'' "Montesano wins special election in NY's 15th AD," February 9, 2010]</ref>
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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.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=119995 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Montesano]</ref>
 
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.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=119995 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Montesano]</ref>
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==Committee assignments==
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===2013-2014===
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At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Montesano served on the following committees:
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|year = 2013
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|Chamber = State Assembly
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|Committee1 = Codes
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|Committee2 = Corporations, Authorities and Commissions
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|Committee3 = Housing
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|Committee4 = Judiciary
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|Committee5 = Oversight, Analysis and Investigation
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===2011-2012===
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Montesano served on the following committees:
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|State = New York
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|year = 2011
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|Chamber = State Assembly
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|Committee1 = Codes
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|Committee2 = Corporations, Authorities and Commissions
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|Committee3 = Judiciary
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|Committee4 = Labor
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|Committee5 = Oversight, Analysis and Investigation
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===2009-2010===
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In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Montesano served on the following committees:
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|Chamber = State Assembly
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|Committee1 = Corporations, Authorities and Commissions
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|Committee2 = Housing
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|Committee3 = Labor
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|Committee4 = Oversight, Analysis and Investigation
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==Issues==
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===Presidential preference===
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{{presendorse|2012|Mitt Romney}}<ref>[http://www.mittromney.com/news/press/2011/12/mitt-romney-announces-new-york-assembly-endorsements ''Mitt Romney for President,'' "Mitt Romney Announces New York Assembly Endorsements," December 9, 2011]</ref>
  
 
==Elections==
 
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===2012===
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Montesano ran in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[New York State Assembly elections, 2012|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. <ref>[http://www.elections.ny.gov:8080/reports/rwservlet?cmdkey=whofiled ''State of New York, State Board of Elections'', Candidate Petition List, retrieved August 15, 2012.]</ref><ref>[http://abclocal.go.com/wabc/elections/local/results?g=nyAssembly&state=NY ''ABC News,'' "New York unofficial 2012 primary election results," accessed September 13, 2012]</ref>
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===2012===
* [[Housing Committee, New York Assembly]]
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* [[Labor Committee, New York Assembly]]
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===2010===
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In 2010, Montesano received $33,941 in campaign donations.  The top contributors are listed below.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/grid.phtml?s=NY&y=2010&#fC Follow the Money - 2010 contributions]</ref>
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|org1 = Republican Assembly Campaign Cmte Of New York
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|org2 = Banfi Products Corp
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|org3 = North Shore Republican Club
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|org4 = Friends Of John Venditto
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|org5 = Bacon, Louis Moore
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Michael Montesano
MichaelMontesano.jpg
New York State Assembly District 15
Incumbent
In office
2010 - Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 4
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$79,500/year
Per diem$171/full day; $61/half day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedFebruary 9, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
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, representing District 15 since 2010. As of the 2013 session, he serves as State Assembly Assistant Minority Whip. 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

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Montesano served on the following committees:

New York Committee Assignments, 2013
Codes
Corporations, Authorities and Commissions
Housing
Judiciary
Oversight, Analysis and Investigation

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Montesano served on 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]

New York State Assembly, District 15, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMichael Montesano Incumbent 59.6% 27,954
     Democratic Mario Ferone 40.4% 18,951
Total Votes 46,905

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

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

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


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Preceded by
Robert Walker
New York Assembly District 15
February 2010-present
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