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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 S. Jacobs is a Democratic member of the New York State Assembly, representing District 42. She was first elected to the chamber in 1978. She is currently serving as Assistant Speaker of the Assembly.

Her previous political experience includes assistant speaker pro tempore for the New York State Assembly and chairperson of the Majority Program Committee, New York State Assembly.

Biography

Jacobs earned her B.A. and M.A. from Brooklyn College.[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

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.[4]

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.[5]

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.[6]

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.[7]

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

Endorsements

2012

In 2012, Jacobs’ endorsements included the following:

Personal

Jacobs and her husband, Jerome, have three children.

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New York Assembly District 42
1979–present
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