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Robert Sweeney
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New York State Assembly District 11
Incumbent
In office
1989 - Present
Term ends
January 7, 2013
Years in position 25
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$79,500/year
Per diem$61/half day and $171/full day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected1988
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sAdelphi University
Master'sLong Island University
Personal
Birthday05/29/1949
Place of birthBabylon, NY
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Robert Sweeney (b. May 29, 1949) is a Democratic member of the New York State Assembly. He has represented District 11 since 1989.

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.[1]

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

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.[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
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.[3]

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

2010

In 2010, Sweeney received $82,226 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[4]

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.[5]

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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New York Assembly - District 11
1989–present
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