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|Position = New York State Assembly District 11
 
|Position = New York State Assembly District 11
 
|Status = Incumbent
 
|Status = Incumbent
|Tenure = 1989 - Present
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|Tenure = 1988 - Present
|Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 2, 2010|January 7, 2013]]
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|Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 6, 2012|January 1, 2015]]
|Assumed office = 1989
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|Assumed office = 1988
 
|Political party = Democratic | Party dot = {{bluedot|size=10px}}
 
|Political party = Democratic | Party dot = {{bluedot|size=10px}}
 
|Leadership =
 
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|Base salary = $79,500/year
 
|Base salary = $79,500/year
|Per diem = $61/half day and $171/full day
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|Per diem = $171/full day; $61/half day
 
|Pension =
 
|Pension =
|Last election = [[New York State Assembly elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]]
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|Last election = [[New York State Assembly elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
 
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|Appointed =
 
|Appointed by =
 
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|First elected = 1988
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|First elected = March 1988
 
|Term limits =
 
|Term limits =
|Next election = [[New York State Assembly elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
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|Next election = November 4, 2014
 
|Prior office =
 
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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 a special election in March 1988.
{{tnr}}'''Robert Sweeney''' (b. May 29, 1949) is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[New York State Assembly]].  He has represented District 11 since 1989.  
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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 his B.A. from Adelphi University and his 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==
 
==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:
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{{Committee Assignments
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|State = New York
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|year = 2013
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|Chamber = State 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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}}
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===2011-2012===
 
===2011-2012===
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Sweeney has been appointed to the following committees:
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Sweeney served on the following committees:
* [[Education Committee, New York State Assembly]]
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* [[Environmental Conservation Committee, New York State Assembly]], Chair
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[Rules Committee, New York State Assembly]]
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|Collapse=Yes
* [[Veterans' Affairs Committee, New York State Assembly]]
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|State = New York
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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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}}
  
 
===2009-2010===
 
===2009-2010===
 
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Sweeney served on the following committees:
 
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Sweeney served on the following committees:
* [[Education Committee, New York Assembly]]
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* [[Environmental Conservation Committee, New York Assembly]]
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[Rules Committee, New York Assembly]]
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|Collapse=Yes
* [[Veterans' Affairs Committee, New York Assembly]]
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|State = New York
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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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}}
  
 
==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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:: ''See also: [[New York State Assembly elections, 2012]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[New York State Assembly elections, 2012]]''
  
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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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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|Chamber = New York State Assembly, District 11, General Election
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|party1 = Democratic
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|party2 = Republican
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|party3 =
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|winner1 = Robert Sweeney
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|Inc1 = Y
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|candidate2 = Rashad Cureton
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|candidate3 =
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|votes1 = 27854
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|votes2 = 7287
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|votes3 =
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}}
  
 
===2010===
 
===2010===
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:: ''See also: [[New York State Assembly elections, 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.<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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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," accessed February 11, 2014]</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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===2008===
 
===2008===
  
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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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.<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>
 
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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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
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{{Comprehensive donor history
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|Name = Robert Sweeney
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|Full name = Robert Sweeney
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|year = 1998
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|Editdate = September 24, 2013
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|link =<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=736 ''followthemoney.org,'' "Sweeney, Robert" Accessed September 24, 2013]</ref>
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|party = Democratic
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|totalraised2012 = 38923
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|result2012 = Won
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|office2012 = [[New York State Assembly elections, 2012|New York State Assembly, District 11]]
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|totalraised2010 = 82226
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|result2010 = Won
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|office2010 = [[New York State Assembly elections, 2010|New York State Assembly, District 11]]
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|totalraised2008 = 80940
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|result2008 = Won
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|office2008 = [[New York State Assembly elections, 2008|New York State Assembly, District 11]]
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|totalraised2006 = 89472
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|result2006 = Won
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|office2006 = [[New York State Assembly elections, 2006|New York State Assembly, District 11]]
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|totalraised2004 = 78807
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|result2004 = Won
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|office2004 = [[New York State Assembly elections, 2004|New York State Assembly, District 11]]
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|totalraised2002 = 65608
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|result2002 = Won
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|office2002 = [[New York State Assembly elections, 2002|New York State Assembly, District 11]]
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|totalraised2000 = 53950
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|result2000 = Won
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|office2000 = [[New York State Assembly elections, 2000|New York State Assembly, District 11]]
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|totalraised1998 = 44745
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|result1998 = Won
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|office1998 = [[New York State Assembly|New York State Assembly, District 11]]
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}}
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===2012===
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{{SLP donor box 2012
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|name = Robert Sweeney
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|full Name = Robert Sweeney
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=135721
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|office= New York State Assembly
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|new = no
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 38923
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|org1 = Empire State Petroleum Association
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|org2 = New York State Nurses Association
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|org3 = New York State Retail Council
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|org4 = Suffolk County Superior Officers Association
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|org5 = Suffolk County Police Benevolent Association
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|orgamount1 = 3500
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|orgamount2 = 1850
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|orgamount3 = 1600
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|orgamount4 = 1600
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|orgamount5 = 1400
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|}}
 
===2010===
 
===2010===
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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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 ''followthemoney.org'', "2010 contributions," accessed December 23, 2013]</ref>
  
 
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|orgdonor5 = $2,325
 
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|}}
 
 
===2008===
 
===2008===
 
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>
 
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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==Recent news==
 
==Recent news==
 
{{submit a bio}}
 
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This section displays the most recent stories in a Google News search for the term "'''Robert + Sweeney + New York + Assembly'''"
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This section displays the most recent stories in a Google News search for the term "'''Robert + Sweeney + New + York + Assembly'''"
 
:''All stories may not be relevant to this legislator due to the nature of the search engine.''
 
:''All stories may not be relevant to this legislator due to the nature of the search engine.''
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==External links==
 
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*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=4400 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=4400 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=4400 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[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]
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* Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=135721 2012], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=118037 2010], [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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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 a special election in March 1988.

Biography

Sweeney earned his B.A. from Adelphi University and his 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

Comprehensive donor information for Robert Sweeney is available dating back to 1998. Based on available campaign finance records, Robert Sweeney raised a total of $534,671 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 24, 2013.[6]

Robert Sweeney's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 New York State Assembly, District 11 Won $38,923
2010 New York State Assembly, District 11 Won $82,226
2008 New York State Assembly, District 11 Won $80,940
2006 New York State Assembly, District 11 Won $89,472
2004 New York State Assembly, District 11 Won $78,807
2002 New York State Assembly, District 11 Won $65,608
2000 New York State Assembly, District 11 Won $53,950
1998 New York State Assembly, District 11 Won $44,745
Grand Total Raised $534,671

2012

Robert Sweeney won re-election to the New York State Assembly in 2012. During that election cycle, Robert Sweeney raised a total of $38,923.
New York State Assembly 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Robert Sweeney's campaign in 2012
Empire State Petroleum Association$3,500
New York State Nurses Association$1,850
New York State Retail Council$1,600
Suffolk County Superior Officers Association$1,600
Suffolk County Police Benevolent Association$1,400
Total Raised in 2012$38,923
Source:Follow the Money

2010

In 2010, Sweeney received $82,226 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[7]

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.[8]

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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