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Robert Rodriguez
New York State Assembly District 68
In office
2011 - Present
Term ends
January 7, 2013
Years in position 4
Base salary$79,500/year
Per diem$61/half day and $171/full day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2010
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sYale University
Master'sNew York University
ProfessionVice-President of a Public Finance Firm
Office website
Robert Rodriguez is a Democratic member of the New York State Assembly. He has represented District 68 since 2011.

Rodriguez chaired Community Board 11 and the City Properties and Land Use Committees. He was a member of the Board of Directors of the Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone. He also worked as the Vice-President of a public finance firm.

He earned his B.A. from Yale University and his M.B.A. from NYU. Rodriguez currently lives in East Harlem.

Committee assignments


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



See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2012

Rodriguez is running in the 2012 election for New York State Assembly District 68. He is running unopposed in the Democratic primary on September 13, 2012. He is also running on the Working Families Party ticket. No candidates filed to run in the Republican primary. The general election takes place on November 6, 2012. [1]


Rodriguez defeated six competitors in the September 18 Democratic primary. He defeated John Ruiz (WFP) and People 4 Chuck party candidate Carlton Berkley (P4C) in the general election.[2]

New York State Assembly, District 68 2010
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Robert Rodriguez (D) 15,771
John Ruiz (WF) 1,491
Carlton Berkley (PFC) 465

Campaign donors


In 2010, Rodriguez raised a total of $148,436 in campaign contributions.[3]

His four largest campaign contributors in 2010 were:

Donor Amount
Rodriguez, Robert J $12,500
East Coast Petroleum $5,000
1790 Third Ave LLC $5,000
East Coast Power $4,300

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Political offices
Preceded by
Adam Clayton Powell
New York Assembly - District 68
Succeeded by