William Colton

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William Colton
New York State Assembly District 47
Incumbent
Assumed office
1997
Current term ends
2010
Political party Democrat
Profession Legislator
Website House site
William Colton (b. 1946) is a Democratic member of the New York State Assembly. He has represented District 47 since 1997. Colton is the Majority Conference Leader.

Colton's professional experience is as a lawyer and public school teacher.

Colton earned a BA in Urban Education from Saint John's University; a MS in Urban Education from Brooklyn College and a JD from Saint John's School of Law. He is married to Mary and has two stepchildren; Jennifer and Joseph.[1]

Elections

2010

2008

On November 4, 2008 Colton won re-election to the New York State Assembly, District 47, defeating opponent Russell Gallo (R).

Colton raised $140,097 for his campaign while Gallo raised $0.[2]

New York State Assembly, District 47 2008
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png William Colton (D) 14,949
Russell Gallo (R) 5,627

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New York Assembly - District 47
1997–present
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