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Elections for the office of [[New York State Assembly]] consisted of a primary election on September 13, 2012, and a general election on [[State legislative elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]].  The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was July 12, 2012.  Incumbent [[Ann Rabbitt]] (R) defeated [[Gerard T. McQuade, Jr.]] (D) in the general election.  Rabbitt -- who also ran on the [[Independence Party of New York State]] ticket -- was unopposed in the Republican primary.  McQuade ran and defeated [[Myrna Kemnitz]] and [[Aron B. Wieder]] in the Democratic primary.<ref>[http://www.elections.ny.gov/NYSBOE/elections/2012/General/AD_04-09-2013.pdf ''New York State Board of Elections,'' "2012 general election results," accessed December 6, 2013]</ref><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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Elections for the office of [[New York State Assembly]] consisted of a primary election on September 13, 2012, and a general election on [[State legislative elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]].  The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was July 12, 2012.  Incumbent [[Ann Rabbitt]] (R) defeated [[Gerard T. McQuade, Jr.]] (D) in the general election.  Rabbitt -- who also ran on the [[Independence Party of New York State]] ticket -- was unopposed in the Republican primary.  McQuade ran and defeated [[Myrna Kemnitz]] and [[Aron B. Wieder]] in the Democratic primary.<ref>[http://www.elections.ny.gov/NYSBOE/elections/2012/General/AD_04-09-2013.pdf ''New York State Board of Elections,'' "2012 general election results," accessed December 6, 2013]</ref><ref>[http://www.elections.ny.gov:8080/reports/rwservlet?cmdkey=whofiled ''State of New York, State Board of Elections'', Candidate Petition List, accessed 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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New York State Assembly District 98
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Current incumbentVacant
Population138,734
Race68.8% White, 9.2% Black, 1.4% Asian, 0.3% American Indian, 18.0% Hispanic, 2.1% Multi, 0.2% Other
Ethnicity82.0% Non-Hispanic, 18.0% Hispanic
Voting age75.6% age 18 and over
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
New York's ninety-eighth state assembly district is currently vacant.

As of the 2010 census, a total of 138,734 civilians reside within New York's ninety-eighth state assembly district.[1] New York state assembly members represent an average of 129,187 residents, as of the 2010 Census.[2] After the 2000 Census, each member represented approximately 126,510 residents.[3]

About the office

Members of the New York State Assembly serve two-year terms and are not subject to term limits. New York legislators assume office January 1st.

Qualifications

Article 3, Section 7 of the New York Constitution states: No person shall serve as a member of the legislature unless he or she is a citizen of the United States and has been a resident of the state of New York for five years, and, except as hereinafter otherwise prescribed, of the assembly or senate district for the twelve months immediately preceding his or her election; if elected a senator or member of assembly at the first election next ensuing after a readjustment or alteration of the senate or assembly districts becomes effective, a person, to be eligible to serve as such, must have been a resident of the county in which the senate or assembly district is contained for the twelve months immediately preceding his or her election. No member of the legislature shall, during the time for which he or she was elected, receive any civil appointment from the governor, the governor and the senate, the legislature or from any city government, to an office which shall have been created, or the emoluments whereof shall have been increased during such time.

Salaries

See also: Comparison of state legislative salaries

As of 2013, members of the New York Legislature are paid $79,500/year and per diem of $61/half day and $171/full day. Per diem varies and is tied to the federal rate.[4]

Vacancies

See also: How vacancies are filled in state legislatures

If there is a vacancy in the house, a special election must be held to fill the vacant seat. An election can be held as long the vacancy happened before April 1st in an election year.[5] The person elected to fill the vacant seat serves for the remainder of the unexpired term.[6]

Elections

2014

See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2014

Elections for the office of New York State Assembly will take place in 2014. A primary election took place September 9, 2014. The general election will be held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was July 10, 2014. Krystal Z. Serrano, Aron B. Wieder and Elisa A. Tutini faced off in the Democratic primary, while Michael T. Morgillo, Daniel G. Castricone, Kevin M. Hudson and Karl A. Brabenec faced off in the Republican primary. Jacqueline Boulin Romain is running on the PHP-Preserve Hudson ticket. Tutini is running on the Working Families Party ticket, Castricone is running on the UMP-United Monroe ticket and Conservative Party tickets and Brabenec is running on the Conservative Party and Independence Party of New York State tickets. Note: According to unofficial results, Tutini is leading Wieder by 107 votes with two precincts left to report. In the Conservative primary, Brabenec is leading Castricone by 27 votes with two precincts left to report.[7][8]

2012

See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2012

Elections for the office of New York State Assembly consisted of a primary election on September 13, 2012, and a general election on November 6, 2012. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was July 12, 2012. Incumbent Ann Rabbitt (R) defeated Gerard T. McQuade, Jr. (D) in the general election. Rabbitt -- who also ran on the Independence Party of New York State ticket -- was unopposed in the Republican primary. McQuade ran and defeated Myrna Kemnitz and Aron B. Wieder in the Democratic primary.[9][10][11]

New York State Assembly, District 98, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngAnn Rabbitt Incumbent 55.5% 25,024
     Democratic Gerard T. McQuade, Jr. 44.5% 20,064
Total Votes 45,088

Campaign contributions

Since 2000, candidates for New York State Assembly District 98 have raised a total of $705,581. Candidates who raised money in contributions earned $41,505 on average. All figures come from Follow the Money.

Campaign contributions, New York State Assembly District 98
Year Amount Candidates Average
2012 $148,795 6 $24,799
2010 $57,786 1 $57,786
2008 $119,522 1 $119,522
2006 $72,085 1 $72,085
2004 $181,858 1 $181,858
2002 $76,411 4 $19,103
2000 $49,124 3 $16,375
Total $705,581 17 $41,505

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