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Timothy M. Kennedy
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New York Senate District 63
Incumbent
In office
2011 - present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyDemocratic
Leadership
Assistant Minority Whip
2014-present
Compensation
Base salary$79,500/year
Per diem$172/full day; $61/half day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
New York Senate District 58
2011-2013
Education
Bachelor'sD'Youville College
Master'sD'Youville College
Personal
BirthdayOctober 20, 1976
ProfessionOccupational therapist
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Timothy M. Kennedy (b. October 20, 1976) is a Democratic member of the New York State Senate, representing District 63. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010. In the 2014 session, he serves as Assistant Minority Whip.

He previously represented District 58 in the New York State Senate from 2011 to 2013.

Biography

Kennedy earned both his bachelor's and master's degrees in Occupational Therapy from D'Youville College. His professional experience includes working as a licensed occupational therapist, serving as a county legislator for Erie County's second district, the chairman of the Economic Development Committee and as the vice-chairman of the Public Safety Committee.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

New York Committee Assignments, 2013
Commerce, Economic Development and Small Business
Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks and Recreation
Energy and Telecommunications
Finance
Higher Education
Insurance
Transportation

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Kennedy served on these committees:

Elections

2014

See also: New York State Senate elections, 2014

Elections for the office of New York State Senate took place in 2014. A primary election took place on September 9, 2014. The general election took place November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was July 10, 2014. Incumbent Timothy M. Kennedy defeated Betty Jean Grant in the Democratic primary, while Ricky Donovan, Sr. was unopposed in the Republican primary. Dennis Nawojski was removed from the ballot before the Democratic primary. Kennedy also ran on the Working Families Party and Independence Party of New York State tickets. Donovan also ran on the Conservative Party and Independence Party of New York State tickets. Kennedy defeated Donovan in the general election.[1][2]

2012

See also: New York State Senate elections, 2012

Kennedy ran in the 2012 election for New York State Senate District 63. He defeated Betty Jean Grant in the Democratic primary on September 13, 2012. He also ran on the Working Families Party and Independence Party of New York State tickets. Kennedy was unchallenged in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[3][4][5]

New York State Senate, District 63, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngTimothy M. Kennedy Incumbent 100% 82,458
Total Votes 82,458
New York State Senate, District 63 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngTimothy Kennedy Incumbent 50.3% 11,587
Betty Jean Grant 49.7% 11,431
Total Votes 23,018

2010

See also: New York State Senate elections, 2010

Kennedy ran in the 2010 election for New York State Senate District 58. Kennedy defeated Jack Quinn (R) and William Stachowski (WF,IP) in the general election.[6][7] Kennedy defeated incumbent William Stachowski, Thomas Casey, and Michael Kuzma in the September 18 Democratic primary. However, Stachowski, the incumbent, won the nominations of the Working Families Party and Independence Party.

Across the country in 2010, state senate elections were held in 43 states. 1,167 state senate seats were at stake. In all 1,167 state senate districts with an election in 2010, only 19 challengers (12 Democrats and 7 Republicans) defeated an incumbent state senator. Kennedy was one of the 12 Democratic challengers who defeated an incumbent Democratic state senator.

New York State Senate, General Election Results, District 58 (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Timothy M. Kennedy (D) 42,757
Jack Quinn (R) 41,162
William Stachowski (Independence) 6,611

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Timothy Kennedy is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Timothy Kennedy raised a total of $1,943,812 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 23, 2013.[8]

Timothy Kennedy's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 New York State Senate, District 63 Won $927,922
2010 New York State Senate, District 58 Won $1,015,890
Grand Total Raised $1,943,812

2012

Timothy Kennedy won re-election to the New York State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Timothy Kennedy raised a total of $927,922.
New York State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Timothy M. Kennedy's campaign in 2012
Tishman Speyer Development$16,800
Seneca, J Conrad$16,800
New York State Trial Lawyers$16,800
New York State United Teachers$16,300
Operating Engineers Local 17$16,250
Total Raised in 2012$927,922
Source:Follow the Money

2010

In 2010, Kennedy raised a total of $1,015,890 in campaign contributions.[9]

His four largest contributors in 2010 were:

Donor Amount
Democratic Senate Campaign Cmte of New York $279,300
Friends of Tim Kennedy $71,349
Beume, Karl $17,150
Seneca, J Conrad $15,500

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2013-2014

In 2013, the 200th New York State Legislature, first annual session, was in session from January 9 to December 31. In 2014, the 200th New York State Legislature, second annual session, was in session from January 8 to June 19, 2014. The legislature will be in recess from June 22 to January 6, 2015.[10]

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2011-2012

In 2011, the 199th New York State Legislature, first annual session, was in session from January 5 to June 20, 2011. In 2012, the 199th New York State Legislature, second annual session, was in session from January 4 to June 22, 2012.

  • Legislators are scored on their voting records concerning library funding.
  • Legislators are scored on their voting records concerning library funding.
  • Legislators are scored on their votes on key small business issues.
  • Legislators are scored on their votes of bills that benefit or harm the environment.
  • Legislators are scored on their votes of bills that benefit or harm the environment.

Personal

Kennedy and his spouse Katie have two children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
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New York State Senate District 63
2013-Present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
William Stachowski (D)
New York State Senate District 58
2011–2013
Succeeded by
Thomas O'Mara (R)