Robert Sweeney

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Robert Sweeney
New York State Assembly District 11
Incumbent
Assumed office
1989
Current term ends
2010
Political party Democratic
Profession Legislator
Website House site
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]

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

In 2008, a year in which Sweeney was up for re-election, he collected $80,940 in donations.[4]

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

Committee membership

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Political offices
Preceded by
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New York Assembly - District 11
1989–present
Succeeded by
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