Michael Ranzenhofer

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Michael Ranzenhofer
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New York Senate District 61
Incumbent
In office
2009 - present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 5
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$79,500/year
Per diem$171/full day; $61/half day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 4, 2008
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sState University of New York-Albany
J.D.State University of New York-Buffalo
Personal
ProfessionAttorney
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Michael H. Ranzenhofer is a Republican member of the New York State Senate, representing District 61 since 2009. Ranzenhofer served in the Erie County Legislature from 1989 to 2008. During this time he served as both Majority and Minority Leader.

Ranzenhoffer is an attorney/partner for Friedman & Ranzenhofer, P.C.

Ranzenhofer earned his BA from the State University of New York-Albany in 1976. He went on to receive his JD from the State University of New York-Buffalo Law School in 1979.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

New York Committee Assignments, 2013
Corporations, Authorities and Commissions, Chair
Agriculture
Banks
Education
Finance
Judiciary
Racing, Gaming and Wagering
Transportation

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Ranzenhofer served on these committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Ranzenhofer served on these committees:

Elections

2012

See also: New York State Senate elections, 2012

Ranzenhofer ran in the 2012 election for New York State Senate District 61. 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. Ranzenhofer defeated Justin M. Rooney (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[1][2]

New York State Senate, District 61, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMichael Ranzenhofer Incumbent 59% 73,103
     Democratic Justin M. Rooney 41% 50,889
Total Votes 123,992

2010

See also: New York State Senate elections, 2010

Ranzenhofer ran in the 2010 election for New York State Senate District 61. He was unopposed in the September 14 Republican primary. He defeated Marc Coppola (D) in the November 2 general election.[3]

New York State Senate, General Election Results, District 61 (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Michael Ranzenhofer (R) 63,467
Marc Coppola (D) 37,464

2008

On November 4, 2008 Michael Ranzenhofer won the election for New York State Senate, District 61 with 74,750 votes.

Ranzenhofer raised $1,334,813 for his campaign.[4]

New York State Senate, District 61 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Michael Ranzenhofer (CON) 74,750
Joe Mesi (D) 67,207

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

Listed below are the largest contributors to Ranzenhofer's 2010 campaign.[5]

New York State Senate 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Michael Ranzenhofer's campaign in 2010
Friends Of Mike Ranzenhofer$28,384
Buffalo Tungsten$11,100
Empire State Associated Builders & Contractors$10,000
Rent Stabilization Association$10,000
JC Huizenga$8,000
Total Raised in 2010 $409,839

2008

Listed below are the five largest contributors to Michael Ranzenhofer's 2008 campaign.

Donor Amount
Senate Republican Campaign CMTE of New York $758,490
Friends for the Election of Dean Skelos $15,500
Benderson Development Co $12,502
Rent Stabilization Association $9,500
Neighborhood Preservation Political Action Fund $9,500

Personal

Ranzenhofer and his wife, Susan, have two children.

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