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|Name = Sam Roberts
political position  = Candidate for<br> [[New York State Assembly|New York State Assembly, District 119]] |
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|Position = New York State Assembly District 128
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|Tenure = 2011 - Present
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|Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 6, 2012|January 1, 2015]]
}}{{tnr}}'''Sam Roberts''' is a [[:Category:Democratic candidate, New York State Assembly, 2010|Democratic candidate ]] for [[New York State Assembly elections, 2010#District 119|District 119]] of the [[New York State Assembly]].  The [[Primary election dates in 2010|primary election]] was on September 14, 2010 and the general election was on November 2.
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}}{{tnr}}'''Samuel 'Sam' D. Roberts''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[New York State Assembly]], representing District 128.  He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.
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He previously represented District 119 in the Assembly from 2011 to 2013.  Roberts was formerly a legislator for Onondaga County from 1990 to 1999.
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==Biography==
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Roberts earned his associate's degree from Onondaga Community College, his B.A. from Empire State College and a certificate in Labor Studies from Cornell University.  His professional experience includes working for General Motors as a journeyman tool and die maker for thirty years. <ref>[http://votesmart.org/candidate/biography/127991/sam-roberts#.Ud8Lt1Pk_t4 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Roberts]</ref>
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==Committee assignments==
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===2013-2014===
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At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Roberts served on the following committees:
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{{Committee Assignments
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|year = 2013
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|Chamber = State Assembly
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|Committee1 = Aging
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|Committee2 = Labor
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|Committee3 = Libraries and Education Technology
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|Committee4 = Small Business
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|Committee5 = Tourism, Parks, Arts and Sports Development
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|Committee6 = Transportation
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===2011-2012===
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Roberts served on the following committees:
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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 = Aging
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|Committee2 = Labor
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|Committee3 = Libraries and Education Technology
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|Committee4 = Small Business
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|Committee5 = Tourism, Parks, Arts and Sports Development
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===2012===
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:: ''See also: [[New York State Assembly elections, 2012]]''
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Roberts ran in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[New York State Assembly elections, 2012|New York State Assembly]] District 128. He ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on September 13, 2012. He also ran on the [[Working Families Party]] ticket. He defeated [[John W. Sharon]] 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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|votes1 = 32898
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|votes2 = 17703
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===2010===
 
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:: ''See also: [[New York State Assembly elections, 2010]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[New York State Assembly elections, 2010]]''
  
Roberts defeated Jane Fahey-Suddaby and Philip LaTessa in the September 14 Democratic primary. Roberts faces [[John Sharon]] (R), [[Christina Fitch]] (Conservative) and [[Michael Donnelly]] (Green) in the general election on November 2.
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Roberts defeated Jane Fahey-Suddaby and Philip LaTessa in the September 14 Democratic primary. Roberts defeated [[John Sharon]] (R), [[Christina Fitch]] (Conservative) and [[Michael Donnelly]] (Green) in the general election on November 2.
  
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| colspan="2" | {{won}} '''Sam Roberts (D)'''
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| align="right" | '''19,589 '''
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| colspan="2" | John Sharon (R)
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| align="right" | 11,562
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| colspan="2" | Christina Fitch (C)
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| align="right" | 3,585
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| colspan="2" | Michael Donnelly (G)
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| align="right" | 1,229
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==Campaign donors==
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{{Comprehensive donor history
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|Name = Sam Roberts
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|year = 2010
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|Editdate = September 25, 2013
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|link = <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=147887 ''followthemoney.org,'' "Roberts, Sam" Accessed September 25, 2013]</ref>
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|party = Democratic
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|totalraised2012 = 49797
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|result2012 = Won
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|office2012 = [[New York State Assembly elections, 2012| New York State Assembly, District 128]]
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|totalraised2010 = 116636
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|result2010 = Won
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|office2010 = [[New York State Assembly elections, 2010| New York State Assembly, District 119]]
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===2012===
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 49797
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|org1 = Afscme
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|org2 = Civil Service Employees Association
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|org3 = 1199 Seiu United Healthcare Workers East
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|org4 = New York State United Teachers
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|org5 = New York State Afl-Cio
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|orgamount1 = 4100
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===2010===
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In 2010, Roberts raised a total of $116,636 in campaign contributions.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=132868 2010 campaign contributions]</ref>
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His four largest campaign contributors in 2010 were:
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| Roberts, Samuel D
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| 1199 SEIU United Healthcare Workers East
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| Civil Service Employees Association
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==Personal==
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Roberts has been a member of the United Auto Workers Union for thirty five years.
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==Recent news==
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This section displays the most recent stories in a Google News search for the term "'''Sam + Roberts + New + York + Assembly'''"
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*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=127991 Official Project Vote Smart Biography]
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*[http://assembly.state.ny.us/mem/Samuel-D-Roberts House website]
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*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=127991 Project Vote Smart biography]
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*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=127991 Project Vote Smart legislative profile]
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*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=154711 2012], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=132868 2010]
  
 
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Revision as of 18:11, 16 December 2013

Sam Roberts
Sam Roberts.jpg
New York State Assembly District 128
Incumbent
In office
2011 - Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$79,500/year
Per diem$171/full day; $61/half day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
New York State Assembly District 119
2011-2013
Education
Associate'sOnondaga Community College
Personal
ProfessionRetired
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Samuel 'Sam' D. Roberts is a Democratic member of the New York State Assembly, representing District 128. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

He previously represented District 119 in the Assembly from 2011 to 2013. Roberts was formerly a legislator for Onondaga County from 1990 to 1999.

Biography

Roberts earned his associate's degree from Onondaga Community College, his B.A. from Empire State College and a certificate in Labor Studies from Cornell University. His professional experience includes working for General Motors as a journeyman tool and die maker for thirty years. [1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Roberts served on the following committees:

New York Committee Assignments, 2013
Aging
Labor
Libraries and Education Technology
Small Business
Tourism, Parks, Arts and Sports Development
Transportation

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Roberts served on the following committees:

Elections

2012

See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2012

Roberts ran in the 2012 election for New York State Assembly District 128. He ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on September 13, 2012. He also ran on the Working Families Party ticket. He defeated John W. Sharon in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012. [2][3]

New York State Assembly, District 128, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngSam Roberts Incumbent 65% 32,898
     Republican John W. Sharon 35% 17,703
Total Votes 50,601

2010

See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2010

Roberts defeated Jane Fahey-Suddaby and Philip LaTessa in the September 14 Democratic primary. Roberts defeated John Sharon (R), Christina Fitch (Conservative) and Michael Donnelly (Green) in the general election on November 2.

New York State Assembly, District 119 2010
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Sam Roberts (D) 19,589
John Sharon (R) 11,562
Christina Fitch (C) 3,585
Michael Donnelly (G) 1,229

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Sam Roberts is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Sam Roberts raised a total of $166,433 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 25, 2013.[4]

Sam Roberts's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 New York State Assembly, District 128 Won $49,797
2010 New York State Assembly, District 119 Won $116,636
Grand Total Raised $166,433

2012

Sam Roberts won re-election to the New York State Assembly in 2012. During that election cycle, Sam Roberts raised a total of $49,797.
New York State Assembly 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Sam Roberts's campaign in 2012
Afscme$4,100
Civil Service Employees Association$4,100
1199 Seiu United Healthcare Workers East$4,100
New York State United Teachers$3,350
New York State Afl-Cio$2,938
Total Raised in 2012$49,797
Source:Follow the Money

2010

In 2010, Roberts raised a total of $116,636 in campaign contributions.[5]

His four largest campaign contributors in 2010 were:

Donor Amount
Roberts, Sam $25,000
Roberts, Samuel D $10,000
1199 SEIU United Healthcare Workers East $5,000
Civil Service Employees Association $5,000

Personal

Roberts has been a member of the United Auto Workers Union for thirty five years.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Robert Oaks (R)
New York Assembly District 128
2013–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
Joan Christensen
New York Assembly District 119
2011–2013
Succeeded by
Anthony Brindisi (D)