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}}{{tnr}}'''Michael Montesano''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[New York State Assembly]], representing District 15.  He was first elected to the chamber after he won a special election on February 9, 2010. As of the 2013 session, he serves as [[State Assembly Assistant Minority Whip]].  
{{tnr}}'''Michael Montesano''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[New York State Assembly]].  He has represented District 15 since 2010Montesano 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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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's other political experience is as president, vice-president and trustee of North Shore School District Board of Education.
  
Montesano's other political experience is as president, vice-president, and trustee of North Shore School District Board of Education.
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==Biography==
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Montesano earned his A.A. from Nassau County Community College, his Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice from Saint John's University and his J.D. from City University of New York Law School at Queens College. <ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=119995 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Montesano]</ref>
  
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.
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Montesano is a retired police officer and detective for New York Police Department.  His other professional experience includes practicing law, working as a emergency medical technician supervisor and investigator for New York City Emergency Medical Service, an adjunct professor for New York Institute of Technology and acting village justice for Village Prosecutor Roslyn Harbor.
 
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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>
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==Committee assignments==
 
==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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{{Committee Assignments
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|State = New York
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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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}}
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===2011-2012===
 
===2011-2012===
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Montesano has been appointed to the following committees:
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Montesano served on the following committees:
* [[Codes Committee, New York State Assembly]]
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* [[Corporations, Authorities and Commissions Committee, New York State Assembly]]
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[Judiciary Committee, New York State Assembly]]
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|Collapse=Yes
* [[Labor Committee, New York State Assembly]]
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|State = New York
* [[Oversight, Analysis and Investigation Committee, New York State Assembly]]
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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===
 
===2009-2010===
 
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Montesano served on the following committees:
 
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Montesano served on the following committees:
* [[Corporations, Authorities and Commissions Committee, New York Assembly]]
 
* [[Housing Committee, New York Assembly]]
 
* [[Labor Committee, New York Assembly]]
 
* [[Oversight, Analysis and Investigation Committee, New York Assembly]]
 
  
==Issues==
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{{Committee Assignments
===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>
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|State = New York
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|year = 2009
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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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}}
  
 
==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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===2012===
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:: ''See also: [[New York State Assembly elections, 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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{{Election box 2012
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|Chamber = New York State Assembly, District 15, General Election
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|party1 = Republican
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|party2 = Democratic
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|party3 =
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|winner1 = Michael Montesano
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|Inc1 = Y
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|candidate2 = Mario Ferone
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|candidate3 =
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|votes1 = 27954
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|votes2 = 18951
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|votes3 =
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}}
  
 
===2010===
 
===2010===
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| align="right" | 12,730
 
| align="right" | 12,730
 
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====Special election, 2010====
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Montesano won a special election on February 9, 2010 to replace [[Robert Walker]], who resigned to become chief deputy [[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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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>
  
 
==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
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{{Comprehensive donor history
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|Name = Michael Montesano
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|Full name = Michael Montesano
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|year = 2010
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|Editdate = September 24, 2013
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|link = <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=147303 ''followthemoney.org,'' "Montesano, Michael" Accessed September 24, 2013]</ref>
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|party = Republican
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|totalraised2012 = 49339
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|result2012 = Won
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|office2012 = [[New York State Assembly elections, 2012| New York State Assembly, District 15]]
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|totalraised2010 = 33941
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|result2010 = Won
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|office2010 = [[New York State Assembly elections, 2010| New York State Assembly, District 15]]
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}}
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===2012===
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{{SLP donor box 2012
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|name = Michael Montesano
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|full Name = Michael Montesano
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=135661
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|office= New York State Assembly
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|new = no
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 49339
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|org1 = Manhattan Beer Distributors
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|org2 = North Shore Republican Club
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|org3 = Oyster Rides LLC
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|org4 = New York State Trial Lawyers
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|org5 = Nassau County Superior Officers Association
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|orgamount1 = 3000
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|orgamount2 = 2550
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|orgamount3 = 1350
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|orgamount4 = 1250
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|orgamount5 = 1175
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|}}
 
===2010===
 
===2010===
 
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>
 
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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|party = Republican
 
|party = Republican
 
|total raised = $33,941
 
|total raised = $33,941
|org1 = Republican Assembly Campaign Cmte Of New York
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|org1 = Republican Assembly Campaign Cmte of New York
 
|org2 = Banfi Products Corp
 
|org2 = Banfi Products Corp
 
|org3 = North Shore Republican Club
 
|org3 = North Shore Republican Club
|org4 = Friends Of John Venditto
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|org4 = Friends of John Venditto
 
|org5 = Bacon, Louis Moore
 
|org5 = Bacon, Louis Moore
 
|orgdonor1 = $3,000
 
|orgdonor1 = $3,000
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|orgdonor5 = $1,000
 
|orgdonor5 = $1,000
 
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==Endorsements==
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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>
  
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==Personal==
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Montesano and his wife, Donna, have four children; Amanda, Carmine, Jennifer, and Michael.
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==Recent news==
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==External links==
 
==External links==
 
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*[http://www.citizensformontesano.org/ Citizens for Montesano - official campaign site]
 
*[http://www.citizensformontesano.org/ Citizens for Montesano - official campaign site]
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*[http://assembly.state.ny.us/mem/Michael-Montesano New York Assembly-Rep. Michael Montesano]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=119995 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=119995 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=119995 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=119995 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
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*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=135661 2012], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=132025 2010]
  
 
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Michael Montesano
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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
Associate'sNassau County Community College
Bachelor'sSaint John's University
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. He was first elected to the chamber after he won a special election on February 9, 2010. As of the 2013 session, he serves as State Assembly Assistant Minority Whip.

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

Biography

Montesano earned his A.A. from Nassau County Community College, his Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice from Saint John's University and his J.D. from City University of New York Law School at Queens College. [1]

Montesano is a retired police officer and detective for New York Police Department. His other professional experience includes practicing law, working as a emergency medical technician supervisor and investigator for New York City Emergency Medical Service, an adjunct professor for New York Institute of Technology and acting village justice for Village Prosecutor Roslyn Harbor.

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:

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. [2][3]

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.[4] 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

Special election, 2010

Montesano won a special election on February 9, 2010 to replace Robert Walker, who resigned to become chief deputy Nassau County executive.[5]

Montesano defeated Democrat Matthew T. Meng.[6]

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Michael Montesano is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Michael Montesano raised a total of $83,280 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 24, 2013.[7]

Michael Montesano's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 New York State Assembly, District 15 Won $49,339
2010 New York State Assembly, District 15 Won $33,941
Grand Total Raised $83,280

2012

Michael Montesano won re-election to the New York State Assembly in 2012. During that election cycle, Michael Montesano raised a total of $49,339.
New York State Assembly 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Michael Montesano's campaign in 2012
Manhattan Beer Distributors$3,000
North Shore Republican Club$2,550
Oyster Rides LLC$1,350
New York State Trial Lawyers$1,250
Nassau County Superior Officers Association$1,175
Total Raised in 2012$49,339
Source:Follow the Money

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

Endorsements

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. [9]

Personal

Montesano and his wife, Donna, have four children; Amanda, Carmine, Jennifer, and Michael.

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Preceded by
Robert Walker
New York Assembly District 15
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