Ted O'Brien

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Ted O'Brien
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New York State Senate District 55
In office
January 1, 2013 - Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 2
Base salary$79,500/year
Per diem$171/full day; $61/half day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
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Campaign website
Ted O'Brien is a Democratic member of the New York State Senate, representing District 55 since 2013.

Committee assignments


At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, O'Brien served on the following committees:

New York Committee Assignments, 2013
Commerce, Economic Development and Small Business
Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks and Recreation
Local Government



See also: New York State Senate elections, 2012

O'Brien ran in the 2012 election for New York State Senate District 55. He ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on September 13, 2012. He also ran on the Working Families Party ticket. O'Brien defeated Sean T. Hanna (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012. [1][2]

New York State Senate, District 55, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngTed O'Brien 52% 70,020
     Republican Sean Hanna 48% 64,572
Total Votes 134,592

Campaign themes

O'Brien stated the following as his priorities: "- End taxpayer subsidies for corporations that outsource jobs overseas. - Fight to lower property taxes so middle class families can afford to live in our communities. - Pass the New York Fair Pay Act so that women and men who do the same job receive the same pay. - Raise the minimum wage so that hardworking families have a better quality of life and more cash to spend in local businesses. - Provide incentives for small businesses that create good, local jobs."

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Preceded by
James Alesi (R)
New York Senate District 55
Succeeded by