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|Name = Robert Sweeney
political position  = New York State Assembly District 11 |
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|Position = New York State Assembly District 11
assumed office     = 1988 |
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|Tenure = 1988 - Present
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|Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 6, 2012|January 1, 2015]]
profession          = Legislator |
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|Assumed office = 1988
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}}{{tnr}}'''Robert Sweeney''' (b. May 29, 1949) is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[New York State Assembly]].  He has represented District 11 since 1988.  
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}}{{tnr}}'''Robert K. Sweeney''' (b. May 29, 1949) is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[New York State Assembly]], representing District 11.  He was first elected to the chamber in 1988 after winning a special election.  
  
Sweeney's professional experience is as a certified municipal clerk for the Village of Lindenhurst.
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==Biography==
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Sweeney earned a BA from Adelphi University and a MPA from Charles William Post Campus, Long Island University.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=4400 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Sweeney]</ref> His professional experience includes working as a certified municipal clerk for the Village of Lindenhurst.
  
Sweeney earned a BA from Adelphi University and a MPA from Charles William Post Campus, Long Island University.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=4400 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Sweeney]</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, Sweeney served on the following committees:
  
==Committee membership==
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[Education Committee, New York Assembly]]
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|State = New York
* [[Environmental Conservation Committee, New York Assembly]]
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|year = 2013
* [[Rules Committee, New York Assembly]]
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|Chamber = State Assembly
* [[Veterans' Affairs Committee, New York Assembly]]
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|Committee1 = Environmental Conservation
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|Chair1= Chair
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|Committee2 = Education
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|Committee3 = Rules
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|Committee4 = Veterans' Affairs
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===2011-2012===
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Sweeney served on the following committees:
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|year = 2011
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|Chamber = State Assembly
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|Committee1 = Education
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|Committee2 = Environmental Conservation
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|Chair2 = Chair
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|Committee3 = Rules
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|Committee4 = Veterans' Affairs
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}}
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===2009-2010===
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In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Sweeney served on the following committees:
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|year = 2009
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|Chamber = State Assembly
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|Committee1 = Education
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|Committee2 = Environmental Conservation
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|Committee3 = Rules
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|Committee4 = Veterans' Affairs
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}}
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==Elections==
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===2012===
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:: ''See also: [[New York State Assembly elections, 2012]]''
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Sweeney ran in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[New York State Assembly elections, 2012|New York State Assembly]] District 11. He ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on September 13, 2012. He also ran on the [[Working Families Party]] and [[Independence Party of New York State]] tickets. He defeated [[Rashad Cureton]] 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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|party2 = Republican
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|winner1 = Robert Sweeney
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|votes1 = 27854
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|votes2 = 7287
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===2010===
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Sweeney ran unopposed in the September 14 Democratic primary. He defeated [[Brett Robinson]] (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> In addition to running on the Democratic ticket, he was also listed as a candidate of the [[Independence Party of New York State]], and [[Working Families Party]].
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| colspan="2" | {{won}} '''Robert Sweeney (D)'''
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| align="right" | '''16,798 '''
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| colspan="2" | Brett Robinson (R)
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| align="right" | 8,413
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===2008===
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On November 4, 2008 Sweeney won re-election to the [[New York State Assembly]], District 11, defeating opponent James McDonaugh (R).
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Sweeney raised $80,940 for his campaign while McDonaugh 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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| colspan="2" | {{won}} '''Robert Sweeney (D)'''
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| align="right" | '''28,358'''
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| colspan="2" | James McDonaugh (R)
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| align="right" | 11,415
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==Campaign donors==
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===2012===
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===2010===
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In 2010, Sweeney received $82,226 in campaign donations.  The top contributors are listed below.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/grid.phtml?s=NY&y=2010&#fC Follow the Money - 2010 contributions]</ref>
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|Chamber = New York State Assembly
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = $82,226
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|org1 = New York Farm Bureau
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|org2 = Empire State Petroleum Association
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|org3 = Suffolk County Correction Officers Association
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|org4 = New York State United Teachers
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|org5 = Association Of Municipal Employees
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|orgdonor1 = $12,205
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|orgdonor2 = $3,500
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|orgdonor3 = $2,825
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|orgdonor4 = $2,500
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|orgdonor5 = $2,325
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===2008===
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In 2008, a year in which Sweeney was up for re-election, he collected $80,940 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=96146 2008 contributions to Robert Sweeney]</ref>
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| HLA PAC
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| Suffolk County Deputy Sheriffs Benevolent Association
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| New York State Association of Realtors
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| Suffolk County Correction Officers Association
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==Recent news==
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*[http://assembly.state.ny.us/mem/?ad=011 New York Assembly - Rep. Robert Sweeney]  
 
*[http://assembly.state.ny.us/mem/?ad=011 New York Assembly - Rep. Robert Sweeney]  
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=4400 Project Vote Smart profile]
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*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=4400 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
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*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=4400 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
* Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=96146 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=83376 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=72601 2004], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=46273 2002], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=45889 2000], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=45403 1998]
 
* Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=96146 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=83376 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=72601 2004], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=46273 2002], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=45889 2000], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=45403 1998]
  
 
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Revision as of 17:29, 12 July 2013

Robert Sweeney
RobertSweeney.jpg
New York State Assembly District 11
Incumbent
In office
1988 - Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 26
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$79,500/year
Per diem$171/full day; $61/half day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedMarch 1988
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sAdelphi University
Master'sLong Island University
Personal
Birthday05/29/1949
Place of birthBabylon, NY
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Robert K. Sweeney (b. May 29, 1949) is a Democratic member of the New York State Assembly, representing District 11. He was first elected to the chamber in 1988 after winning a special election.

Biography

Sweeney earned a BA from Adelphi University and a MPA from Charles William Post Campus, Long Island University.[1] His professional experience includes working as a certified municipal clerk for the Village of Lindenhurst.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Sweeney served on the following committees:

New York Committee Assignments, 2013
Environmental Conservation, Chair
Education
Rules
Veterans' Affairs

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Sweeney served on the following committees:

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2012

Sweeney ran in the 2012 election for New York State Assembly District 11. He ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on September 13, 2012. He also ran on the Working Families Party and Independence Party of New York State tickets. He defeated Rashad Cureton in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012. [2][3]

New York State Assembly, District 11, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRobert Sweeney Incumbent 79.3% 27,854
     Republican Rashad Cureton 20.7% 7,287
Total Votes 35,141

2010

See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2010

Sweeney ran unopposed in the September 14 Democratic primary. He defeated Brett Robinson (R) in the general election on November 2.[4] In addition to running on the Democratic ticket, he was also listed as a candidate of the Independence Party of New York State, and Working Families Party.

New York State Assembly, District 11 2010
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Robert Sweeney (D) 16,798
Brett Robinson (R) 8,413

2008

On November 4, 2008 Sweeney won re-election to the New York State Assembly, District 11, defeating opponent James McDonaugh (R).

Sweeney raised $80,940 for his campaign while McDonaugh raised $0.[5]

New York State Assembly, District 11 2008
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Robert Sweeney (D) 28,358
James McDonaugh (R) 11,415

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, Sweeney received $82,226 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[6]

New York State Assembly 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Robert Sweeney's campaign in 2010
New York Farm Bureau$12,205
Empire State Petroleum Association$3,500
Suffolk County Correction Officers Association$2,825
New York State United Teachers$2,500
Association Of Municipal Employees$2,325
Total Raised in 2010 $82,226

2008

In 2008, a year in which Sweeney was up for re-election, he collected $80,940 in donations.[7]

Donor Amount
HLA PAC $4,000
Suffolk County Deputy Sheriffs Benevolent Association $2,550
New York State Association of Realtors $2,450
Suffolk County Correction Officers Association $2,075

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