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|Name = Rhoda Jacobs
political position  = New York State Assembly District 42 |
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|Position = New York State Assembly District 42
assumed office     = 1979 |
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|Tenure = 1979 - Present
political party    = [[Democrat]] |
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profession          = Legislator |
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|Assumed office = 1979
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}}{{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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}}{{tnr}}'''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 [[State Assistant Speaker of the Assembly|Assistant Speaker of the Assembly]].  
  
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>
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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.
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==Biography==
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Jacobs earned her B.A. and M.A. from Brooklyn College.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=4336 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Jacobs]</ref>
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==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===
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Jacobs served on the following committees:
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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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}}
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===2009-2010===
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In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Jacobs served on the following committees:
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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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|Chamber = New York State Assembly, District 42, General Election
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|party1 = Democratic
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|winner1 = Rhoda Jacobs
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|Inc1 = Y
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|votes1 = 31891
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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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}}
  
 
===2010===
 
===2010===
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:: ''See also: [[New York State Assembly elections, 2010]]''
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Jacobs defeated Michele Adolphe in the September 14 Democratic primary. She defeated [[Alan Kesler]] (R) in the general election on November 2.<ref>[http://elections.nytimes.com/2010/results/new-york/state-legislature New York Times NY state legislative election results]</ref>
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|-
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| colspan="2" | {{won}} '''Rhoda Jacobs (D)'''
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| align="right" | '''15,363 '''
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| colspan="2" | Alan Kesler (R)
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| align="right" | 1,260
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===2008===
 
===2008===
  
On November 4, 2008 Jacobs won re-election to the [[New York State Assembly]], District 42, defeating opponent Alan Kesler (R).  
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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.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_election_results.phtml?s=NY&y=2008#results_summary_H ''Follow the Money's report 2008 Campaign donations in New York'']</ref>
 
Jacobs raised $56,493 for his campaign while Kesler raised $0.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_election_results.phtml?s=NY&y=2008#results_summary_H ''Follow the Money's report 2008 Campaign donations in New York'']</ref>
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==Committee membership==
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==Campaign donors==
* [[Health Committee, New York Assembly]]
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{{Comprehensive donor history
* [[Insurance Committee, New York Assembly]]
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|Name = Rhoda Jacobs
* [[Rules Committee, New York Assembly]]
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|Full name = Rhoda Jacobs
* [[Ways and Means Committee, New York Assembly]]
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|year = 1998
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|link = <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=704 ''followthemoney.org,'' "Jacobs, Rhoda" Accessed September 24, 2013]</ref>
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|party = Democratic
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|totalraised2012 = 130383
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|result2012 = Won
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|office2012 = [[New York State Assembly elections, 2012|New York State Assembly, District 42]]
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|totalraised2010 = 70071
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|result2010 = Won
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|office2010 = [[New York State Assembly elections, 2010|New York State Assembly, District 42]]
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|totalraised2008 = 56493
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|result2008 = Won
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|office2008 = [[New York State Assembly elections, 2008|New York State Assembly, District 42]]
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|totalraised2006 = 95760
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|result2006 = Won
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|office2006 = [[New York State Assembly elections, 2006|New York State Assembly, District 42]]
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|totalraised2004 = 83011
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|result2004 = Won
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|office2004 = [[New York State Assembly elections, 2004|New York State Assembly, District 42]]
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|totalraised2002 = 58657
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|result2002 = Won
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|office2002 = [[New York State Assembly elections, 2002|New York State Assembly, District 42]]
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|totalraised2000 = 30775
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|office2000 = [[New York State Assembly elections, 2000|New York State Assembly, District 42]]
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|office1998 = [[New York State Assembly|New York State Assembly, District 42]]
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===2012===
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|total raised = 130383
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|org1 = New York State Trial Lawyers
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|org2 = 1199 Seiu United Healthcare Workers East
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|org3 = Real Estate Board of New York
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|org4 = Jemal, David J
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|org5 = Civil Service Employees Association
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===2010===
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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 ''followthemoney.org'', "2010 contributions," accessed December 23, 2013]</ref>
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{{slp donor box 2010
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|Chamber = New York State Assembly
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = $70,071
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|org1 = Century 21 Department Stores
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|org2 = Jemal, David J
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|org3 = Pelman, Simon
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|org4 = Brier, Pamela S
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|org5 = Afscme District Council 37
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|orgdonor1 = $5,000
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|orgdonor2 = $3,800
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|orgdonor3 = $3,000
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|orgdonor4 = $2,500
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|orgdonor5 = $2,250
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|}}
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In 2008, a year in which Jacobs was up for election, she collected $56,493 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=96044 2008 contributions to Rhoda Jacobs]</ref>
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| Century 21 Department Stores of New Jersey LLC
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| [[New York State United Teachers]]
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| Friends of Sheldon Silver
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==Endorsements==
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===2012===
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In 2012, Jacobs’ endorsements included the following:
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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>
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==Personal==
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Jacobs and her husband, Jerome, have three children.
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==Recent news==
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{{submit a bio}}
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This section displays the most recent stories in a Google News search for the term "'''Rhoda + Jacobs + New York + Assembly'''"
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:''All stories may not be relevant to this legislator due to the nature of the search engine.''
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{{RSS|feed=http://news.google.com/news?hl=en&gl=us&q=Rhoda+Jacobs+New+York+Assembly&um=1&ie=UTF-8&output=rss|template=slpfeed|max=10|title=Rhoda Jacobs News Feed}}
  
 
==External links==
 
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*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=4336 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=4336 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=4336 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=4336 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
* Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=96044 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=83275 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=72385 2004], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=46099 2002], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=45657 2000], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=45265 1998]
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* Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=135612 2012], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=118061 2010], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=96044 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=83275 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=72385 2004], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=46099 2002], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=45657 2000], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=45265 1998]
  
 
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Revision as of 14:45, 23 December 2013

Rhoda Jacobs
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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

Comprehensive donor information for Rhoda Jacobs is available dating back to 1998. Based on available campaign finance records, Rhoda Jacobs raised a total of $588,035 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 24, 2013.[6]

Rhoda Jacobs's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 New York State Assembly, District 42 Won $130,383
2010 New York State Assembly, District 42 Won $70,071
2008 New York State Assembly, District 42 Won $56,493
2006 New York State Assembly, District 42 Won $95,760
2004 New York State Assembly, District 42 Won $83,011
2002 New York State Assembly, District 42 Won $58,657
2000 New York State Assembly, District 42 Won $30,775
1998 New York State Assembly, District 42 Won $62,885
Grand Total Raised $588,035

2012

Rhoda Jacobs won re-election to the New York State Assembly in 2012. During that election cycle, Rhoda Jacobs raised a total of $130,383.
New York State Assembly 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Rhoda Jacobs's campaign in 2012
New York State Trial Lawyers$8,200
1199 Seiu United Healthcare Workers East$4,100
Real Estate Board of New York$4,100
Jemal, David J$4,000
Civil Service Employees Association$4,000
Total Raised in 2012$130,383
Source:Follow the Money

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

Endorsements

2012

In 2012, Jacobs’ endorsements included the following:

  • 32BJ/SEIU [9]

Personal

Jacobs and her husband, Jerome, have three children.

Recent news

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