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Nancy Calhoun
New York State Assembly District 96
In office
1991 - Present
Term ends
January 7, 2013
Years in position 24
Base salary$79,500/year
Per diem$61/half day and $171/full day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected1990
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Date of birth07/10/1944
Place of birthSuffern, NY
Office website
Nancy Calhoun (b. July 10, 1944) is a Republican member of the New York State Assembly. She has represented District 96 since 1991. Calhoun is also a minority leader for the New York State Assembly and on the county committee for Orange City Republican Committee. Her other political experiences include supervisor for legislative commission on state-local relations for the Town of Blooming Grove; president of Orange County Supervisors and Mayors Association; councilwoman and assessors clerk for the Town of Blooming Grove; and a representative for the Hudson River Valley Greenway Council.

Calhoun's professional experience is as a tax collector for Washingtonville Central School District.

Calhoun attended in public administration and business administration at Empire State College. She and her husband, William Mulherin, have six children; Richard, Glenn, Kathy, Jill, Tracy, and Stephen.[1]

Committee assignments


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


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


Presidential preference


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

Nancy Calhoun endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [2]



See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2010

Calhoun ran unopposed in the September 14 Republican primary. After a close election, Calhoun defeated Roxanne Donnery (D) in the general election on November 2.[3] After all the absentee ballots were counted, Calhoun was declared the winner.[4] In addition to her slot on the Republican Party ticket, Calhoun was also listed as a candidate of the Independence Party of New York State and the Conservative Party.

New York State Assembly, District 96 2010
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Nancy Calhoun (R) 19,476
Roxanne Donnery (D) 18,935


On November 4, 2008 Calhoun won re-election to the New York State Assembly, District 96, defeating opponent Richard Randazzo (D).

Calhoun raised $99,599 for his campaign while Randazzo raised $63,074.[5]

New York State Assembly, District 96 2008
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Nancy Calhoun (R) 29,477
Richard Randazzo (D) 25,674

Campaign donors


In 2010, Calhoun received $114,200 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[6]


In the 2008 election, Calhoun raised a total of $99,599.[7]

Her five largest contributors in 2008 were:

Donor Amount
Calhoun, Nancy $10,000
Laborers Local 17 $2,699
EBS Group INC $2,600
Kass, Frederick J $2,000
Catsimatidis, John A $2,000
Snadra Lee Worth for Assembly $2,000

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Preceded by
New York Assembly - District 96
Succeeded by