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}}{{tnr}}'''Vanessa L. Gibson''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[New York State Assembly]], representing District 77.  She was first elected to the chamber in 2009 after winning a special election.
  
 
==Biography==
 
==Biography==

Revision as of 18:06, 12 July 2013

Vanessa Gibson
Vanessa Gibson.jpg
New York State Assembly District 77
Incumbent
In office
2009 - Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 5
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$79,500/year
Per diem$171/full day; $61/half day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2008
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sState University of New York at Albany, 2001
Master'sCity University of New York, 2009
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Vanessa L. Gibson is a Democratic member of the New York State Assembly, representing District 77. She was first elected to the chamber in 2009 after winning a special election.

Biography

Gibson earned her BA in Sociology from State University of New York at Albany, and a MPA in Policy Analysis and Evaluation from Baruch College, City University of New York.[1] His professional experience includes working as a legislative assistant, and serving as district office manager for Assemblywoman Aurelia Greene.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

New York Committee Assignments, 2013
Banks
Children and Families
Corporations, Authorities and Commissions
Housing
Small Business
Social Services

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2012

Gibson ran in the 2012 election for New York State Assembly District 77. She defeated Anthony Curry in the Democratic primary on September 13, 2012. She also ran on the Working Families Party ticket. She defeated Tanya Carmichael and Devon Morrison in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

New York State Assembly, District 77, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngVanessa Gibson Incumbent 97.7% 26,551
     Republican Tanya Carmichael 1.7% 470
     Conservative Devon Morrison 0.5% 142
Total Votes 27,163
New York State Assembly, District 77 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngVanessa Gibson Incumbent 90.2% 3,066
Anthony Curry 9.8% 334
Total Votes 3,400

2010

See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2010

Gibson ran unopposed in the September 14 Democratic primary. She defeated Tanya Carmichael (R) and Conservative Party candidate Robert Marrero in the general election on November 2.[4]

New York State Assembly, District 77 2010
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Vanessa Gibson (D) 12,261
Tanya Carmichael (R) 362
Robert Marrero (C) 148

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, Gibson received $43,100 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[5]

New York State Assembly 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Vanessa Gibson's campaign in 2010
Bronx Democratic County Cmte$3,800
New York State United Teachers$2,800
Bronx Unity Democratic Club$2,740
New York State Trial Lawyers$2,000
Service Employees Local 32BJ$2,000
Total Raised in 2010 $43,100

Endorsements

2012

In 2012, Gibson’s endorsements included the following:

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Political offices
Preceded by
Aurelia Greene
New York Assembly District 77
June 2009-present
Succeeded by
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