Robert Castelli

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Robert Castelli
New York State Assembly District 89
Incumbent
Assumed office
February 2010
Current term ends
January 1, 2013
Political party Republican
Profession Legislator
Website House site
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:

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.[4] Roach conceded after recanvassing established Castelli's victory.[5] 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 [6]

External links

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References

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