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  D'Amato, Alfonse M.
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AffiliationRepublican  
 
NameAlfonse M. D'Amato
Address
Hempstead, New York , United States
EmailNone
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Born August 01, 1937 (81 years)
Contributornystate63
Last ModifedBarack O-blame-a
Feb 28, 2013 11:04pm
Tags Caucasian - Italian - Moderate - Anti-Gay Marriage - Pro School Vouchers - Divorced - Catholic - Christian - Straight -
InfoD’AMATO, Alfonse Marcello, a Senator from New York; born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., August 1, 1937; graduated, Syracuse University School of Business Administration 1959; graduated Syracuse Law School 1961; admitted to the New York bar in 1962; public administrator of Nassau County, N.Y. 1965-1968; tax assessor in Hempstead, N.Y. 1969; town supervisor in Hempstead 1971-1977; presiding supervisor in Hempstead, and vice chairman of Nassau County Board of Supervisors 1977-1980; elected as a Republican to the United States Senate in 1980; reelected in 1986 and 1992, and served from January 3, 1981, to January 3, 1999; unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1998; chairman, National Republican Senatorial Campaign Committee (One Hundred Fourth and One Hundred Fifth Congresses), Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs (One Hundred Fourth and One Hundred Fifth Congresses).

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JOB APPROVAL POLLS
DateFirmApproveDisapproveDon't Know
10/26/1998-11/01/1998 Quinnipiac University 46.00% ( 1.0) 49.00% ( 4.0) 5.00% ( 5.0)
10/20/1998-10/25/1998 Quinnipiac University 45.00% ( 1.0) 45.00% ( 2.0) 10.00% ( 1.0)
10/07/1998-10/12/1998 Quinnipiac University 44.00% ( 4.0) 47.00% ( 9.0) 9.00% ( 5.0)
09/16/1998-09/22/1998 Quinnipiac University 48.00% ( 3.0) 38.00% ( 1.0) 14.00% ( 4.0)
06/09/1998-06/15/1998 Quinnipiac University 51.00% ( 4.0) 39.00% ( 4.0) 10.00% ( 0.0)
03/17/1998-03/23/1998 Quinnipiac University 47.00% ( 1.0) 43.00% ( 2.0) 10.00% ( 1.0)
02/17/1998-02/23/1998 Quinnipiac University 48.00% ( 2.0) 41.00% ( 2.0) 11.00% ( 1.0)
12/02/1997-12/08/1997 Quinnipiac University 46.00% ( 0.0) 43.00% ( 0.0) 10.00% ( 0.0)

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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Sep 17, 2010 02:15pm Video Al D'Amato Unloads On Fellow Guest On Fox Business: 'Racist Bullsh*t' (VIDEO)  Article Homegrown Democrat 

DISCUSSION
Importance? 8.50000 Average

FAMILY
Father FNU D'Amato 0000-
Sister Joanne D'Amato 0000-
Nephew Simon Ribeiro 1981-
Brother Armand P. D'Amato 1944-

INFORMATION LINKS
RACES
  11/03/1998 NY US Senate Lost 44.08% (-10.54%)
  09/15/1998 NY US Senate - RTL Primary Won 63.07% (+26.14%)
  11/03/1992 NY US Senate Won 49.03% (+1.25%)
  11/04/1986 NY US Senate Won 56.90% (+15.67%)
  11/04/1980 NY US Senate Won 44.88% (+1.35%)
  09/09/1980 NY District 29 - L Primary Lost 1.67% (-81.67%)
  09/09/1980 NY US Senate - R Primary Won 55.68% (+11.37%)
  03/22/1980 NY US Senate - C Convention Won 65.63% (+31.70%)
  11/06/1979 Hempstead NY Presiding Supervisor Won 67.41% (+38.04%)
  11/08/1977 Hempstead NY Presiding Supervisor Won 63.26% (+29.01%)
  11/06/1973 Hempstead NY Supervisor Won 58.67% (+23.82%)
ENDORSEMENTS
NY US President - R Primary - Apr 19, 2016 R John Kasich
NY - District 01 - R Primary - Jun 24, 2014 R Lee Zeldin
NY US Senate - Special R Primary - Sep 14, 2010 R Bruce A. Blakeman
NY US President - R Primary - Feb 05, 2008 R Fred Thompson
US President - R Primaries - Jun 03, 2008 R Fred Thompson
CT US Senate - Nov 07, 2006 I Joe Lieberman
IL District 09 - R Primary - Mar 21, 2006 D Simon Ribeiro
US Vice President - R Convention - Aug 23, 2004 R Colin Powell
Second Circuit Court Judge - Oct 02, 1998 I Sonia Sotomayor
NY State Senate 23 - R Primary - Sep 10, 1996 R John M. Gangemi
US President - R Primaries - Jul 07, 1996 R Robert J. "Bob" Dole
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Jul 29, 1994 D Stephen G. Breyer
U.S. Surgeon General - Sep 07, 1993 NPA Reject
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Aug 03, 1993 D Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Oct 15, 1991 R Clarence Thomas
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Oct 02, 1990 R David Souter
NYC Mayor - R Primary - Sep 12, 1989 R Ronald S. Lauder
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Feb 03, 1988 R Anthony M. Kennedy
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Oct 23, 1987 R Robert H. Bork
US Secretary of Commerce - Oct 18, 1987 NPA Reject
Supreme Court - Chief Justice - Sep 17, 1986 R William H. Rehnquist
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Sep 17, 1986 R Antonin Scalia
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Sep 21, 1981 R Sandra Day O'Connor