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|New York State Assembly District 49|
|1987 - Present|
|January 7, 2013|
|Years in position||28|
|Per diem||$61/half day and $171/full day|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 2, 2010|
|Next general||November 6, 2012|
|Bachelor's||Saint John's University, 1971|
|Date of birth||03/22/1949|
|Place of birth||Brooklyn, NY|
Abbate's professional experiences include legislative assistant to Assemblyman Stephen Solarz; and district representative for United States Congressman Stephen Solarz.
Abbate earned a BA in political science from Saint John's University.
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Abbate has been appointed to the following committees:
- Aging Committee, New York State Assembly
- Banks Committee, New York State Assembly
- Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee, New York State Assembly
- Governmental Employees Committee, New York State Assembly, Chair
- Labor Committee, New York State Assembly
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Abbate served on the following committees:
- Aging Committee, New York Assembly
- Banks Committee, New York Assembly
- Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee, New York Assembly
- Governmental Employees Committee, New York Assembly
- Labor Committee, New York Assembly
|New York State Assembly, District 49 2010|
|Peter Abbate (D)||7,416|
|Peter Cipriano (R)||4,659|
On November 4, 2008 Abbate won re-election to the New York State Assembly, District 49, defeating opponent Lucretia Regina-Potter (R).
Abbate raised $324,281 for his campaign while Regina-Potter raised $12,951.
|New York State Assembly, District 49 2008|
|Peter Abbate (D)||14,034|
|Lucretia Regina-Potter (R)||5,487|
In 2010, Abbate received $282,684 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.
|New York State Assembly 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Peter Abbate's campaign in 2010|
|Amalgamated Transit Union New York||$4,000|
|Uniformed Fire Officers Association Local 854||$3,800|
|New York State United Teachers||$3,800|
|New York State Public Employees Federation||$3,800|
|New York State Troopers||$3,800|
|Total Raised in 2010||$282,684|
In 2008, a year in which Abbate was up for election, he collected $324,281 in donations.
The major contributors were:
|Uniformed Fire Fighters Association||$6,100|
|Uniformed Fire Officers Association Local 854||$5,100|
|Nassau County Superior Officers Association||$5,000|
|New York City District Council of Carpenters||$4,550|
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- New York Assembly - Rep. Peter Abbate
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002, 2000, 1998
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