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{{tnr}}'''Richard Young'''  is a [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012]] [[Republican]] candidate for [[New York State Assembly elections, 2012#District 9|District 9]] of the [[New York State Assembly]].  
 
{{tnr}}'''Richard Young'''  is a [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012]] [[Republican]] candidate for [[New York State Assembly elections, 2012#District 9|District 9]] of the [[New York State Assembly]].  
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Young said he decided to run because “After having thoroughly reviewed Mr. Saladino’s record, I found out he wasn’t the conservative he purports to be.”<ref name="taco">[http://www.antonnews.com/farmingdaleobserver/news/24650-assemblyman-saladino-faces-gop-primary-challenge-.html ''Farmingdale Observer,'' "Assemblyman Saladino Faces GOP Primary Challenge," August 24, 2012]</ref>
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==Issues==
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=== Campaign themes===
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On his campaign website, Young lists four key issues:<ref>[http://www.richyoung2012.com/issues/ ''Rich Young 2012,'' "Issues," accessed August 31, 2012]</ref>
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*''' Smaller Government = Job Creation:''' "We need to eliminate existing wasteful laws and regulations that have failed in their purpose. We need to create a competitive environment for private sector businesses who have been taxed to death."
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*'''Taxes:''' "I will not vote for any tax increases once I’m in the Assembly. We don’t have a revenue problem in New York State, we have a spending problem. No more tax increases."
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*''' Education:''' "New York State has the highest spending per pupil in the country, but is 38th in results. Money is not the only problem facing our failing schools. I would propose a number of measures to help with the cost and effectiveness of our schools." These include consolidating services, reforming the Triborough Amendment, ending unfunded mandates, and offering both general and Regents diplomas.
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*''' Protecting Individual Rights:''' "I believe in the Constitution. Elected officials do not have the right to decide which parts of the Constitution that they want to support or ignore. Every elected official has sworn to 'support the Constitution of the United States,' yet we see laws and actions by government that clearly cross the line."
  
 
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Young is running in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[New York State Assembly elections, 2012|New York State Assembly]] District 9. Young is running against incumbent [[Joseph S. Saladino]] -- who is also running on the [[Conservative Party]] and [[Independence Party of New York State]] tickets -- in the Republican primary on September 13, 2012. [[Jay S. Cherlin]] is running unopposed in the Democratic primary. The general election takes 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>
 
Young is running in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[New York State Assembly elections, 2012|New York State Assembly]] District 9. Young is running against incumbent [[Joseph S. Saladino]] -- who is also running on the [[Conservative Party]] and [[Independence Party of New York State]] tickets -- in the Republican primary on September 13, 2012. [[Jay S. Cherlin]] is running unopposed in the Democratic primary. The general election takes 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>
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*Conservative Society For Action<ref name="taco"/>
  
 
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*[http://www.richyoung2012.com/ Official campaign website]
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*[http://www.facebook.com/RichYoung2012 Facebook campaign page]
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*[https://twitter.com/richyoung2012 Rich Young on Twitter]
  
 
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Revision as of 15:55, 31 August 2012

Richard Young
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Candidate for
New York State Assembly District 9
PartyRepublican
Education
Bachelor'sLong Island University, C.W. Post College
Personal
ProfessionAttorney/NYC Policeman (Retired)
Websites
Personal website
Campaign website
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Richard Young is a 2012 Republican candidate for District 9 of the New York State Assembly.

Young said he decided to run because “After having thoroughly reviewed Mr. Saladino’s record, I found out he wasn’t the conservative he purports to be.”[1]

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

On his campaign website, Young lists four key issues:[2]

  • Smaller Government = Job Creation: "We need to eliminate existing wasteful laws and regulations that have failed in their purpose. We need to create a competitive environment for private sector businesses who have been taxed to death."
  • Taxes: "I will not vote for any tax increases once I’m in the Assembly. We don’t have a revenue problem in New York State, we have a spending problem. No more tax increases."
  • Education: "New York State has the highest spending per pupil in the country, but is 38th in results. Money is not the only problem facing our failing schools. I would propose a number of measures to help with the cost and effectiveness of our schools." These include consolidating services, reforming the Triborough Amendment, ending unfunded mandates, and offering both general and Regents diplomas.
  • Protecting Individual Rights: "I believe in the Constitution. Elected officials do not have the right to decide which parts of the Constitution that they want to support or ignore. Every elected official has sworn to 'support the Constitution of the United States,' yet we see laws and actions by government that clearly cross the line."

Elections

2012

See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2012

Young is running in the 2012 election for New York State Assembly District 9. Young is running against incumbent Joseph S. Saladino -- who is also running on the Conservative Party and Independence Party of New York State tickets -- in the Republican primary on September 13, 2012. Jay S. Cherlin is running unopposed in the Democratic primary. The general election takes place on November 6, 2012. [3]

Endorsements

  • Conservative Society For Action[1]

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