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Philip Palmesano

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Philip Palmesano
New York State Assembly District 132
In office
2011 - Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 4
Base salary$79,500/year
Per diem$171/full day; $61/half day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
New York State Assembly District 136
Bachelor'sSt. Bonaventure University, 1991
ProfessionLegislative Aide
Office website
Philip A. Palmesano is a Republican member of the New York State Assembly, representing District 132. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010. He previously represented District 136 in the Assembly from 2011 to 2013.


Palmesano earned his Bachelor's degree in Social Science from St. Bonaventure University. His professional experience includes serving as an aide to former State Assemblymen Donald Davidsen, James Bacalles, and former Congressman Randy Kuhl. Additionally, he worked as a district director for State Senator George H. Winner, Jr.. He was also elected to the Steuben County Legislature.

Committee assignments


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

New York Committee Assignments, 2013
Corporations, Authorities and Commissions
Libraries and Education Technology
Oversight, Analysis and Investigation
Real Property Taxation


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Palmesano served on the following committees:



See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2012

Palmesano ran in the 2012 election for New York State Assembly District 132. 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. He was unchallenged in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[1][2]

New York State Assembly, District 132, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngPhilip Palmesano 100% 39,580
Total Votes 39,580


See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2010

Palmesano was uncontested in the September 14 Republican primary. Palmesano defeated Jason Jordan (Common Sense Party) in the general election on November 2.[3]

New York State Assembly, District 136 2010
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Philip Palmesano (C) 24,830
Jason Jordan (CS) 2,814

Campaign donors


Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.


In 2010, Palmesano raised a total of $44,483 in campaign contributions.[4]

His largest four campaign contributors in 2010 were:

Donor Amount
Friends for Winner $3,000
Corning Inc $2,500
Houghton, James $2,500
Friends of Jim Bacalles $1,582


Palmesano and his wife Laura have two children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Joseph Morelle (D)
New York Assembly District 132
Succeeded by
Preceded by
James Bacalles
New York Assembly District 136
Succeeded by
Joseph Morelle (D)