Vito Lopez

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Vito Lopez
New York State Assembly District 53
Incumbent
Assumed office
1985
Current term ends
2010
Political party Democratic
Profession Legislator
Website House site
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]

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]

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

Committee membership

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