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|Tenure = 1979 - Present
 
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|Last election = [[New York State Assembly elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]]
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|First elected = 1978
 
|First elected = 1978
 
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}}{{tnr}}'''Rhoda Jacobs''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[New York State Assembly]], representing District 42 since 1979 and currently serving as [[State Assistant Speaker of the Assembly|Assistant Speaker of the Assembly]]. Her previous political experiences include assistant speaker pro tempore for the New York State Assembly and chairperson of the Majority Program Committee, New York State Assembly.
{{tnr}}'''Rhoda Jacobs''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[New York State Assembly]].  She has represented District 42 since 1979. Jacobs is presently the [[State Assistant Speaker of the Assembly|Assistant Speaker of the Assembly]]. Her previous political experiences include assistant speaker pro tempore for the New York State Assembly and chairperson of the Majority Program Committee, New York State Assembly.
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Jacobs earned a BA and MA from Brooklyn College.  She and her husband, Jerome, have three children.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=4336 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Jacobs]</ref>
 
Jacobs earned a BA and MA from Brooklyn College.  She and her husband, Jerome, have three children.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=4336 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Jacobs]</ref>
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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===2013-2014===
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At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Jacobs served on the following committees:
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{{Committee Assignments
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|State = New York
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|year = 2013
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|Chamber = State Assembly
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|Committee1 = Health
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|Committee2 = Insurance
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|Committee3 = Rules
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|Committee4 = Ways and Means
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}}
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===2011-2012===
 
===2011-2012===
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Jacobs has been appointed to the following committees:
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Jacobs served on the following committees:
* [[Health Committee, New York State Assembly]]
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* [[Insurance Committee, New York State Assembly]]
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[Rules Committee, New York State Assembly]]
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* [[Ways and Means Committee, New York State Assembly]]
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|State = New York
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|year = 2011
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|Chamber = State Assembly
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|Committee1 = Health
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|Committee2 = Insurance
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|Committee3 = Rules
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|Committee4 = Ways and Means
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}}
  
 
===2009-2010===
 
===2009-2010===
 
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Jacobs served on the following committees:
 
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Jacobs served on the following committees:
* [[Health Committee, New York Assembly]]
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* [[Insurance Committee, New York Assembly]]
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[Rules Committee, New York Assembly]]
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|Collapse=Yes
* [[Ways and Means Committee, New York Assembly]]
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|State = New York
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|year = 2009
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|Chamber = State Assembly
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|Committee1 = Health
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|Committee2 = Insurance
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|Committee3 = Rules
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|Committee4 = Ways and Means
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}}
  
 
==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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===2012===
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:: ''See also: [[New York State Assembly elections, 2012]]''
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Jacobs ran in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[New York State Assembly elections, 2012|New York State Assembly]] District 42. She defeated [[Rodneyse Bichotte]] in the Democratic primary on September 13, 2012. She was unchallenged  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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{{Election box 2012
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|Chamber = New York State Assembly, District 42, General Election
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|party1 = Democratic
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|party2 =
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|party3 =
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|winner1 = Rhoda Jacobs
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|Inc1 = Y
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|candidate2 =
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|candidate3 =
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|votes1 = 31891
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|votes2 =
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{{Primary election box 2012
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|Chamber=New York State Assembly, District 42
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|party=Democratic
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|winner1 = Rhoda Jacobs
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|Inc1 = Y
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|candidate2 = Rodneyse Bichotte
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|votes1 = 3923
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|votes2 = 1882
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}}
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====Endorsements====
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*32BJ/SEIU<ref>[http://www.nydailynews.com/blogs/dailypolitics/2012/08/32bjseiu-endorses-for-state-senate-assembly ''New York Daily News,'' "32BJ/SEIU Endorses For State Senate, Assembly," August 1, 2012]</ref>
  
 
===2010===
 
===2010===
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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
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===2010===
 
===2010===
 
In 2010, Jacobs received $70,071 in campaign donations.  The top contributors are listed below.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/grid.phtml?s=NY&y=2010&#fC Follow the Money - 2010 contributions]</ref>
 
In 2010, Jacobs received $70,071 in campaign donations.  The top contributors are listed below.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/grid.phtml?s=NY&y=2010&#fC Follow the Money - 2010 contributions]</ref>
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Revision as of 01:18, 2 April 2013

Rhoda Jacobs
RhodaJacobs.jpg
New York State Assembly District 42
Incumbent
In office
1979 - Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 35
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$79,500/year
Per diem$171/full day; $61/half day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected1978
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sBrooklyn College
Master'sBrooklyn College
Personal
ReligionJewish
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Rhoda Jacobs is a Democratic member of the New York State Assembly, representing District 42 since 1979 and currently serving as Assistant Speaker of the Assembly. Her previous political experiences include assistant speaker pro tempore for the New York State Assembly and chairperson of the Majority Program Committee, New York State Assembly.

Jacobs earned a BA and MA from Brooklyn College. She and her husband, Jerome, have three children.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

New York Committee Assignments, 2013
Health
Insurance
Rules
Ways and Means

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2012

Jacobs ran in the 2012 election for New York State Assembly District 42. She defeated Rodneyse Bichotte in the Democratic primary on September 13, 2012. She was unchallenged in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012. [2][3]

New York State Assembly, District 42, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRhoda Jacobs Incumbent 100% 31,891
Total Votes 31,891
New York State Assembly, District 42 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngRhoda Jacobs Incumbent 67.6% 3,923
Rodneyse Bichotte 32.4% 1,882
Total Votes 5,805

Endorsements

2010

See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2010

Jacobs defeated Michele Adolphe in the September 14 Democratic primary. She defeated Alan Kesler (R) in the general election on November 2.[5]

New York State Assembly, District 42 2010
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Rhoda Jacobs (D) 15,363
Alan Kesler (R) 1,260

2008

On November 4, 2008 Jacobs won re-election to the New York State Assembly, District 42, defeating opponent Alan Kesler (R).

Jacobs raised $56,493 for his campaign while Kesler raised $0.[6]

New York State Assembly, District 42 2008
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Rhoda Jacobs (D) 25,108
Alan Kesler (R) 1,643

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, Jacobs received $70,071 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[7]

New York State Assembly 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Rhoda Jacobs's campaign in 2010
Century 21 Department Stores$5,000
Jemal, David J$3,800
Pelman, Simon$3,000
Brier, Pamela S$2,500
Afscme District Council 37$2,250
Total Raised in 2010 $70,071

2008

In 2008, a year in which Jacobs was up for election, she collected $56,493 in donations.[8]

The major contributors were:

Donor Amount
Century 21 Department Stores of New Jersey LLC $5,000
New York State United Teachers $4,500
Friends of Sheldon Silver $3,800
Three individual donations each of: $2,000

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