Robert Castelli

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Robert Castelli
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New York State Assembly District 89
Incumbent
In office
2010 - Present
Term ends
January 7, 2013
Years in position 4
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$79,500/year
Per diem$61/half day and $171/full day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First electedFebruary 2010
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sCriminal Justice, State University of New York
Master'sKennedy School of Government at Harvard University
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Robert Castelli is a Republican member of the New York State Assembly, representing District 89. He was elected in a special election held February 9, 2010 to replace Adam Bradley. Castelli defeated Democrat Peter Harckham for the seat.[1]

Castelli previously ran for the seat in 2004 and was defeated by Bradley. His win puts the District 89 seat into Republican hands for the first time in 17 years.[2]

Castelli has also been councilman for the Town of Lewisbro. Castelli's professional experiences include New York State Police; United States Army; professor; adjunct professor; and president of Rober J. Castelli Associates, Incorporated.

Castelli earned a BS in criminal justice from the State University of New York and MPA fromKennedy School of Government at Harvard University. He has two children; Chris and Paul.[3]

Committee assignments

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Castelli has been appointed to the following committees:

2009-2010

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

Issues

Presidential preference

2012

See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

Robert Castelli endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [4]

Elections

2010

See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2010

Castelli ran unopposed in the September 14 Republican primary. Castelli defeated Thomas M. Roach, Jr. (D) in the general election on November 2.[5] Roach conceded after recanvassing established Castelli's victory.[6] In addition to running on the Republican ticket, Castelli ran on the Conservative Party ticket and the Taxpayers Party ticket.

State legislative candidates endorsed by Tea Party organizations
New York State Assembly, District 89 2010
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Robert Castelli (R) 21,263
Thomas M. Roach, Jr. (D) 21,151

Endorsements

Castelli has been endorsed by:

  • West Chester Tea Party [7]

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Castelli received $146,165 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[8]

New York State Assembly 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Robert Castelli's campaign in 2010
Republican Assembly Campaign Cmte Of New York$35,750
Robert J Castelli$35,000
Castelli, Robert$12,000
Bluhdorn, Paul$3,800
Bishop, James D$3,800
Total Raised in 2010 $146,165

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Political offices
Preceded by
Adam Bradley
New York Assembly District 89
February 2010-present
Succeeded by
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