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}}{{tnr}}'''Thomas J. Abinanti''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[New York State Assembly]], representing District 92.  He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.
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}}{{tnr}}'''Thomas J. Abinanti''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[New York State Assembly]], representing [[New York State Assembly District 92|District 92]].  He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.
  
 
Abinanti served two terms as the Greenburg Town Councilman and ten terms with the Westchester County Legislature.  He was the Majority Leader of the Legislature three times and the chair of numerous committees.
 
Abinanti served two terms as the Greenburg Town Councilman and ten terms with the Westchester County Legislature.  He was the Majority Leader of the Legislature three times and the chair of numerous committees.
  
 
==Biography==
 
==Biography==
Abinanti earned his B.A. from Fordham College, and his J.D. from New York University School of Law.  His professional experience includes working as a prosecuting attorney who has served as legal counsel to Congress and staff counsel to the New York State Assembly, and working as an Adjunct professor at Mercy College of Dobbs Ferry.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/candidate/biography/14240/thomas-abinanti#.Ud3qQ1Pk_t4 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Abinanti]</ref>
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Abinanti earned his B.A. from Fordham College and his J.D. from New York University School of Law.  His professional experience includes working as a prosecuting attorney who has served as legal counsel to Congress and staff counsel to the New York State Assembly, and working as an Adjunct professor at Mercy College of Dobbs Ferry.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/candidate/biography/14240/thomas-abinanti#.Ud3qQ1Pk_t4 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Abinanti]</ref>
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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:: ''See also: [[New York State Assembly elections, 2012]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[New York State Assembly elections, 2012]]''
  
Abinanti ran in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[New York State Assembly elections, 2012|New York State Assembly]] District 92. 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 was unchallenged 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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Abinanti ran in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[New York State Assembly elections, 2012|New York State Assembly]] District 92. 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 was unchallenged 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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:: ''See also: [[New York State Assembly elections, 2010]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[New York State Assembly elections, 2010]]''
  
Abinanti defeated Anna Sterne in the September 14 Democratic primary. Abinanti defeated [[Thomas Bock]] (R) in the general election on November 2.<ref>[http://elections.nytimes.com/2010/results/new-york/state-legislature New York Times NY state legislative election results]</ref>
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Abinanti defeated Anna Sterne in the September 14 Democratic primary. Abinanti defeated [[Thomas Bock]] (R) in the general election on November 2.<ref>[http://elections.nytimes.com/2010/results/new-york/state-legislature ''New York Times,'' "NY state legislative election results," accessed February 11, 2014]</ref>
  
 
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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
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{{Comprehensive donor history
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|Name = Thomas Abinanti
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|Full name = Thomas Abinanti
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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=147882 ''followthemoney.org,'' "Abinanti, Thomas" Accessed September 25, 2013]</ref>
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|party = Democratic
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|totalraised2012 = 34331
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|result2012 = Won
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|office2012 = [[New York State Assembly elections, 2012| New York State Assembly, District 92]]
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|totalraised2010 = 122214
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|result2010 = Won
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|office2010 = [[New York State Assembly elections, 2010| New York State Assembly, District 92]]
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}}
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===2012===
 
===2012===
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 34331
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|org1 = New York State United Teachers
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|org2 = Abinanti, Janet Longo
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|org3 = New York State Nurses Association
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|org4 = Civil Service Employees Association
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|org5 = New York State Trial Lawyers
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|orgamount1 = 4100
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|orgamount2 = 3500
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|orgamount3 = 2300
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|orgamount4 = 1000
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|orgamount5 = 1000
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|}}
 
===2010===
 
===2010===
  
In 2010, Abinanti raised a total of $122,069 in campaign contributions.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=132863 2010 campaign contributions]</ref>
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In 2010, Abinanti raised a total of $122,214 in campaign contributions.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=132863 2010 campaign contributions]</ref>
  
 
His nine largest campaign contributors in 2010 were:
 
His nine largest campaign contributors in 2010 were:
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This section displays the most recent stories in a Google News search for the term "'''Thomas + Abinanti + New York + Assembly'''"
 
This section displays the most recent stories in a Google News search for the term "'''Thomas + Abinanti + New York + Assembly'''"
 
:''All stories may not be relevant to this legislator due to the nature of the search engine.''
 
:''All stories may not be relevant to this legislator due to the nature of the search engine.''
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==See also==
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*[[New York State Assembly]]
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*[[New York State Assembly#Standing committees|House Committees]]
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*[[New York State Legislature]]
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*[[New York state legislative districts]]
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==External links==
 
==External links==
 
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*[http://assembly.state.ny.us/mem/?ad=092 New York Assembly-Thomas Abinanti]
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*[http://assembly.state.ny.us/mem/?ad=092 Profile from the New York State Assembly]
*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=14240 Project Vote Smart biography]
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*[http://openstates.org/ny/legislators/NYL000064/thomas-abinanti/ Profile from Open States]
*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=14240 Project Vote Smart legislative profile]
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*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=14240 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=132863 2010]
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*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=14240 Legislative Profile from Project Vote Smart]
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*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=135530 2012], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=132863 2010]
  
 
==References==
 
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Revision as of 17:34, 27 May 2014

Thomas Abinanti
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New York State Assembly District 92
Incumbent
In office
2011 - Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$79,500/year
Per diem$172/full day; $61/half day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sFordham College
J.D.New York University School of Law
Personal
ProfessionAttorney
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Thomas J. Abinanti is a Democratic member of the New York State Assembly, representing District 92. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Abinanti served two terms as the Greenburg Town Councilman and ten terms with the Westchester County Legislature. He was the Majority Leader of the Legislature three times and the chair of numerous committees.

Biography

Abinanti earned his B.A. from Fordham College and his J.D. from New York University School of Law. His professional experience includes working as a prosecuting attorney who has served as legal counsel to Congress and staff counsel to the New York State Assembly, and working as an Adjunct professor at Mercy College of Dobbs Ferry.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

New York Committee Assignments, 2013
Codes
Corporations, Authorities and Commissions
Election Law
Environmental Conservation
Insurance
Libraries and Education Technology

2011-2012

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

Elections

2012

See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2012

Abinanti ran in the 2012 election for New York State Assembly District 92. 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 was unchallenged in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

New York State Assembly, District 92, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngThomas Abinanti Incumbent 100% 41,062
Total Votes 41,062

2010

See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2010

Abinanti defeated Anna Sterne in the September 14 Democratic primary. Abinanti defeated Thomas Bock (R) in the general election on November 2.[4]

New York State Assembly, District 92 2010
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Thomas Abinanti (D) 25,301
Thomas Bock (R) 13,716

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Thomas Abinanti is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Thomas Abinanti raised a total of $156,545 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 25, 2013.[5]

Thomas Abinanti's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 New York State Assembly, District 92 Won $34,331
2010 New York State Assembly, District 92 Won $122,214
Grand Total Raised $156,545

2012

Thomas Abinanti won re-election to the New York State Assembly in 2012. During that election cycle, Thomas Abinanti raised a total of $34,331.
New York State Assembly 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Thomas Abinanti's campaign in 2012
New York State United Teachers$4,100
Abinanti, Janet Longo$3,500
New York State Nurses Association$2,300
Civil Service Employees Association$1,000
New York State Trial Lawyers$1,000
Total Raised in 2012$34,331
Source:Follow the Money

2010

In 2010, Abinanti raised a total of $122,214 in campaign contributions.[6]

His nine largest campaign contributors in 2010 were:

Donor Amount
Friends of Abinanti for Assembly $37,500
Longo-Abinanti, Janet $10,000
McKellar, Marie $3,800
New York State Trial Lawyers $3,800
Maddon, Gladys $3,800
New York State United Teachers $3,800
McKellar, Marie $3,800
Maddon, MD, Paul $3,800
Maddon, PhD, Paul $3,800

Personal

Abinanti and his wife Janet have one child.

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Preceded by
Richard Brodsky
New York Assembly District 92
2011–present
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