|New York State Assembly District 11|
|1989 - Present|
|January 1, 2015|
|Years in position||26|
|Per diem||$61/half day and $171/full day|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|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, 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. 
|New York State Assembly, District 11, General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||Robert Sweeney Incumbent||79.3%||27,854|
- 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 2010, Sweeney received $82,226 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.
|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|
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|
This section displays the most recent stories in a Google News search for the term "Robert + Sweeney + New York + Assembly"
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- 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
- Project Vote Smart - Rep. Sweeney
- State of New York, State Board of Elections, Candidate Petition List, retrieved August 15, 2012.
- ABC News, "New York unofficial 2012 primary election results," accessed September 13, 2012
- New York Times NY state legislative election results
- Follow the Money's report 2008 Campaign donations in New York
- Follow the Money - 2010 contributions
- 2008 contributions to Robert Sweeney
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