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}}{{tnr}}{{Retired candidate submit info}}'''Philip Gim''' was a [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012]] [[Republican]] candidate for [[New York State Assembly elections, 2012#District 40|District 40]] of the [[New York State Assembly]].  
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}}{{tnr}}'''Philip Gim''' {{2014is}} a [[State legislative elections, 2014|2014]] [[Republican]] candidate for [[New York State Assembly elections, 2014#District 40|District 40]] of the [[New York State Assembly]].
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==Issues==
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====2014====
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Gim's campaign website highlights the following issues:<ref>[http://www.philgim2014.com/issues ''Phil Gim 2014'', "Issues," accessed October 9, 2014]</ref>
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'''Make the Legislature A Full Time Job'''
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:*Excerpt: "Legislators are already paid as if they are working full-time, so let's make it official. We should declare a position in the New York State legislature to be full-time, and not allow legislators to take outside jobs or act as advisors to corporate interests, and:"
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'''Close The Revolving Door on Lobbyists'''
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:*Excerpt: "Far too many legislators and legislative staff members take advantage of the revolving door system that has become so pervasive in Albany. Everyone knows how it works: spend a few years in the legislature giving out favors to corporations and then get hired by those same corporations to lobby your cronies when you are done. And it's all still legal."
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:*Excerpt: "We need people in the legislature who fight for their constituents, not for the corporate interests that paid for them. We should institute a ban that will prevent anyone leaving State service from lobbying their branch of State government, directly or indirectly, for four-years after they leave. The current standard of two years just isn't enough. We should also permanently bar any State worker, and especially elected officials, from being lobbied by this former clients, firm or lobbyist associations when they are elected. This ban should also be extended to lobbying from former campaign staffers and lection [sic] consulting firms, and;"
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'''Have Full Transparency in Hiring Relatives'''
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:*Excerpt: "We see this same story over and over. Elected official meets with special interest. Special interest hires a family member of the elected official for a no-show job. Special interest gets Sate contract or grant."
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:*Excerpt: "It may be illegal, but corporations are getting better at hiding it and it isn't always obvious. We can make things better by requiring that family members or former staff members of elected officials that work for non-profits or businesses receiving State funding must be reported to the Attorney General's Office for oversight and that all such associations should be recorded and made available to the public, and;"
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'''Invoke the NASCAR Rule'''
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:*Excerpt: "A new non-partisan and independent office of Legislative Responsibility should be created. It will be charged with declaring to the public any corporate or special interests that will benefit from actions that specific legislators take, including votes on any bills, if they have received campaign contributions or any gifts from that special interest. A full list of all related parties should be appended to any bill that is voted on. While we can't stop campaign contributions, we can certainly ensure that everyone knows who has been bought and paid for."
  
 
==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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===2014===
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===2012===
 
===2012===
 
:: ''See also: [[New York State Assembly elections, 2012]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[New York State Assembly elections, 2012]]''
  
Gim ran in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[New York State Assembly elections, 2012|New York State Assembly]] District 40. He defeated [[Sunny Hahn]] in the Republican primary on September 13, 2012. He was defeated by [[Ronald T. Kim]] 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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Gim ran in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[New York State Assembly elections, 2012|New York State Assembly]] District 40. He defeated [[Sunny Hahn]] in the Republican primary on September 13, 2012. He was defeated by [[Ronald T. Kim]] in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://www.elections.ny.gov/NYSBOE/elections/2012/Primary/CandidateList09132012PrimaryCandidatesAll.pdf ''State of New York, State Board of Elections'', "Candidate List for the September 13, 2012, State Primary Election," accessed July 31, 2014]</ref><ref>[http://www.elections.ny.gov/NYSBOE/elections/2012/Primary/2012PrimaryResultsSept.pdf ''State of New York, State Board of Elections'', "Official September 13, 2012, Primary Results," accessed July 31, 2014]</ref><ref>[http://www.elections.ny.gov/NYSBOE/elections/2012/General/AD_04-09-2013.pdf ''State of New York, State Board of Elections'', "Official Assembly Election Returns Nov. 6, 2012," accessed July 31, 2014]</ref>
  
 
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This section displays the most recent stories in a Google news search for the term "'''Philip + Gim + New + York + Assembly'''"
 
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==See also==
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*[[New York State Assembly]]
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*[[New York State Assembly District 40]]
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*[[New York State Assembly elections, 2014]]
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*[[New York State Legislature]]
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==External links==
 
==External links==
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*[http://www.philgim2014.com/ Official campaign website]
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*[https://www.facebook.com/philgim2014/timeline Philip Gim on Facebook]
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*[http://www.nyassembly.gov/ New York State Assembly]
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*[http://votesmart.org/candidate/biography/143128/philip-gim#.VDa2BFtdTpY Biography from Project Vote Smart]
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*[http://votesmart.org/candidate/political-courage-test/143128/philip-gim/# Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
  
 
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Philip Gim
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Candidate for
New York State Assembly, District 40
PartyRepublican
Elections and appointments
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Websites
Campaign website
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Philip Gim is a 2014 Republican candidate for District 40 of the New York State Assembly.

Issues

Campaign themes

2014

Gim's campaign website highlights the following issues:[1]

Make the Legislature A Full Time Job

  • Excerpt: "Legislators are already paid as if they are working full-time, so let's make it official. We should declare a position in the New York State legislature to be full-time, and not allow legislators to take outside jobs or act as advisors to corporate interests, and:"

Close The Revolving Door on Lobbyists

  • Excerpt: "Far too many legislators and legislative staff members take advantage of the revolving door system that has become so pervasive in Albany. Everyone knows how it works: spend a few years in the legislature giving out favors to corporations and then get hired by those same corporations to lobby your cronies when you are done. And it's all still legal."
  • Excerpt: "We need people in the legislature who fight for their constituents, not for the corporate interests that paid for them. We should institute a ban that will prevent anyone leaving State service from lobbying their branch of State government, directly or indirectly, for four-years after they leave. The current standard of two years just isn't enough. We should also permanently bar any State worker, and especially elected officials, from being lobbied by this former clients, firm or lobbyist associations when they are elected. This ban should also be extended to lobbying from former campaign staffers and lection [sic] consulting firms, and;"

Have Full Transparency in Hiring Relatives

  • Excerpt: "We see this same story over and over. Elected official meets with special interest. Special interest hires a family member of the elected official for a no-show job. Special interest gets Sate contract or grant."
  • Excerpt: "It may be illegal, but corporations are getting better at hiding it and it isn't always obvious. We can make things better by requiring that family members or former staff members of elected officials that work for non-profits or businesses receiving State funding must be reported to the Attorney General's Office for oversight and that all such associations should be recorded and made available to the public, and;"

Invoke the NASCAR Rule

  • Excerpt: "A new non-partisan and independent office of Legislative Responsibility should be created. It will be charged with declaring to the public any corporate or special interests that will benefit from actions that specific legislators take, including votes on any bills, if they have received campaign contributions or any gifts from that special interest. A full list of all related parties should be appended to any bill that is voted on. While we can't stop campaign contributions, we can certainly ensure that everyone knows who has been bought and paid for."

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. Incumbent Ron Kim was unopposed in the Democratic primary, while Philip Gim was unopposed in the Republican primary. Kim is also running on the Working Families Party and Independence Party of New York State tickets. Kim and Gim will face off in the general election.[2][3]

2012

See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2012

Gim ran in the 2012 election for New York State Assembly District 40. He defeated Sunny Hahn in the Republican primary on September 13, 2012. He was defeated by Ronald T. Kim in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[4][5][6]

New York State Assembly, District 40, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRonald T. Kim Incumbent 67.7% 13,460
     Republican Philip Gim 32.3% 6,409
Total Votes 19,869

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