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|New York State Assembly District 11|
|1989 - Present|
|January 7, 2013|
|Years in position||26|
|Per diem||$61/half day and $171/full day|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 2, 2010|
|Next general||November 6, 2012|
|Master's||Long Island University|
|Date of birth||05/29/1949|
|Place of birth||Babylon, NY|
Sweeney's professional experience is 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.
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Sweeney has been appointed to the following committees:
- Education Committee, New York State Assembly
- Environmental Conservation Committee, New York State Assembly, Chair
- Rules Committee, New York State Assembly
- Veterans' Affairs Committee, New York State Assembly
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Sweeney served on the following committees:
- Education Committee, New York Assembly
- Environmental Conservation Committee, New York Assembly
- Rules Committee, New York Assembly
- Veterans' Affairs Committee, New York Assembly
- 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. 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|
|Robert Sweeney (D)||16,798|
|Brett Robinson (R)||8,413|
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.
|New York State Assembly, District 11 2008|
|Robert Sweeney (D)||28,358|
|James McDonaugh (R)||11,415|
In 2008, a year in which Sweeney was up for re-election, he collected $80,940 in donations.
|Suffolk County Deputy Sheriffs Benevolent Association||$2,550|
|New York State Association of Realtors||$2,450|
|Suffolk County Correction Officers Association||$2,075|
- New York Assembly - Rep. Robert Sweeney
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002, 2000, 1998
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