Thomas McKevitt

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Thomas McKevitt
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New York State Assembly District 17
In office
2006 - Present
Term ends
January 7, 2013
Years in position 9
Base salary$79,500/year
Per diem$61/half day and $171/full day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First electedFebruary 2006
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sHofstra University
J.D.Hofstra Law School
Office website
Thomas McKevitt is a Republican member of the New York State Assembly. He has represented District 17 since winning a special election on February 2006.

McKevitt's professional experiences include deputy town attorney for Hempstead; intern for New York State Attorneys General Office and New York State Supreme Court Justice Marvin Segal; and staff to New York State Senator Kemp Hannon and United States Senator Alfonse DAmato.

McKevitt earned a BA from Hofstra University and a JD from Hofstra Law School. He is married to Samantha.[1]

Committee assignments


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, McKevitt has been appointed to the following committees:


In the 2009-2010 legislative session, McKevitt served on the following committees:



See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2010

McKevitt ran unopposed in the September 14 Republican primary. He defeated Thomas Devaney (D) in the general election on November 2.[2] In addition to his slot on the Republican Party ticket, he was also listed as a candidate of the Independence Party of New York State and the Conservative Party.

New York State Assembly, District 17 2010
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Thomas McKevitt (R) 24,766
Thomas Devaney (D) 15,060


On November 4, 2008 McKevitt won re-election to the New York State Assembly, District 17, defeating opponent John Pinto (D).

McKevitt raised $47,827 for his campaign while Pinto raised $17,915.[3]

New York State Assembly, District 17 2008
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Thomas McKevitt (R) 31,803
John Pinto (D) 23,321

Campaign donors

In 2008, a year in which McKevitt was up for re-election, he collected $47,827 in donations.[4]

Donor Amount
Friends for the election of Dean Skelos $3,800
New York State Association of Realtors $2,000
Sahn Ward & Baker PLLC $2,000
Nassau County Police Benevolent Association $1,250
Nassau County Superior Officers Association $1,250

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Political offices
Preceded by
New York Assembly - District 17
Succeeded by