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William Larkin
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New York Senate District 39
Incumbent
In office
1991 - present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 23
PartyRepublican
Leadership
Majority Whip
2011 - present
Compensation
Base salary$79,500/year
Per diem$171/full day; $61/half day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 1990
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
New York State Assembly
1978-1990
Education
Bachelor'sLaSalle Institute
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Army
Years of service1944-1967
Personal
BirthdayFebruary 5, 1928
Place of birthTroy, NY
ProfessionLegislator
ReligionCatholic
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
William J. Larkin, Jr. (b. February 5, 1928) is a Republican member of the New York State Senate, representing District 39. He was first elected to the chamber in 1990. He is currently serving as Majority Whip.

Larkin was a Supervisor for the Town of New Windsor from 1976 to 1977. He then served in the New York State Assembly from 1978 to 1990. During this time he served as Assistant Minority Leader Pro Tempore. In 1995, he was Chair of the Senate Majority Steering Committee.

Biography

Larkin attended the University of Maryland and the University of Denver. He earned a degree from the LaSalle Institute. His professional experience includes serving as an Executive Assistant for the New York State Senate. Larkin served as a Lieutenant Colonel in the United States Army from 1944 to 1967.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

New York Committee Assignments, 2013
Corporations, Authorities and Commissions
Finance
Health
Insurance
Rules
Transportation
Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Larkin served on these committees:

Elections

2012

See also: New York State Senate elections, 2012

Larkin ran in the 2012 election for New York State Senate District 39. He ran unopposed in the Republican primary on September 13, 2012; he also ran on the Conservative Party and Independence Party of New York State tickets. Larkin defeated Christopher W. Eachus (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[1]

New York State Senate, District 39, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngWilliam Larkin Incumbent 52.5% 54,921
     Democratic Christopher W. Eachus 47.5% 49,746
Total Votes 104,667

2010

Larkin was unopposed in the Republican primary. He defeated Harley Doles (D) in the November 2 general election.[2] He ran as a member of the Republican, Independence, and Conservative party.

New York State Senate, General Election Results, District 39 (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png William Larkin (R) 52,596
Harley Doles (D) 33,961

2008

On November 4, 2008, William Larkin won the election for New York State Senate, District 39 with 72,952 votes.

Larkin raised $343,050 for his campaign.[3]

New York State Senate, District 39 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png William Larkin (R) 72,952
Lawrence Delarose (D) 46,450

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for William Larkin is available dating back to 1998. Based on available campaign finance records, William Larkin raised a total of $2,037,090 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 23, 2013.[4]

William Larkin's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 New York State Senate, District 39 Won $318,838
2010 New York State Senate, District 39 Won $255,158
2008 New York State Senate, District 39 Won $343,050
2006 New York State Senate, District 39 Won $293,574
2004 New York State Senate, District 39 Won $258,455
2002 New York State Senate, District 39 Won $267,676
2000 New York State Senate, District 39 Won $147,219
1998 New York State Senate, District 39 Won $153,120
Grand Total Raised $2,037,090

2012

William Larkin won re-election to the New York State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, William Larkin raised a total of $318,838.
New York State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to William Larkin's campaign in 2012
Kaplan, William$20,000
East 103rd Street Realty$10,000
Warwick Valley Telephone$9,000
1199 Seiu United Healthcare Workers East$7,800
Friends For The Election of Dean Skelos$5,000
Total Raised in 2012$318,838
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Listed below are the largest contributors to Larkin's 2010 campaign.[5]

New York State Senate 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to William Larkin's campaign in 2010
Lawrence Regan$10,700
Richard Bauer$10,400
William Kaplan$9,000
A Servidone Inc$6,500
Richard Bauer$5,000
Total Raised in 2010 $255,158

2008

Listed below are the five largest contributors to William Larkin's 2008 campaign.

Donor Amount
1199 SEIU United Healthcare Workers East $9,500
New York State Association of Realtors $8,200
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker $8,000
New York State United Teachers $6,600
William Kaplan $6,000

Personal

Larkin and his wife, Patricia Kurucz McGuirk Larkin, have eight children.

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