Vito Lopez

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Vito Lopez
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New York State Assembly District 53
Incumbent
In office
1985 - Present
Term ends
January 7, 2013
Years in position 29
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$79,500/year
Per diem$61/half day and $171/full day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected1984
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Personal
Birthday06/05/1941
Place of birthBrooklyn, NY
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Vito Lopez (b. June 5, 1941) is a Democratic member of the New York State Assembly. He has represented District 53 since 1985.

Lopez's professional experiences include instructor at Yeshiva University, Molloy College, and Empire State College; and part-time adjunct professor of Human Services at LaGuardia College.

Lopez earned a BS in business administration from Long Island University, Brooklyn and MSW from Wurzweiler School of Social Work, Yeshiva University.[1]

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2010

See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2010

Lopez ran unopposed in the September 14 Democratic primary. He defeated Byron Orozco (R) in the general election on November 2.[2]

New York State Assembly, District 53 2010
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Vito Lopez (D) 12,892
Byron Orozco (R) 1,481

2008

On November 4, 2008 Lopez won re-election to the New York State Assembly, District 53, defeating opponent Frances Cutrone (R).

Lopez raised $452,552 for his campaign while Cutrone raised $0.[3]

New York State Assembly, District 53 2008
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Vito Lopez (D) 25,733
Frances Cutrone (R) 1,531

Campaign donors

2008

In 2008, a year in which Lopez was up for re-election, he collected $452,552 in donations.[4]

The major contributors were:

Donor Amount
New York State Association for Affordable Housing $5,345
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker $4,000
11 individual donations each of: $3,800

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Political offices
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New York Assembly - District 53
1985–present
Succeeded by
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