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  Abinanti, Thomas J.
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NameThomas J. Abinanti
Address291 Bear Ridge Rd
Pleasantville, New York , United States
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Born December 28, 1946 (74 years)
Contributornystate63
Last ModifedRBH
Aug 25, 2021 01:43pm
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InfoTom Abinanti was elected to represent the 92nd Assembly District in November 2010. The 92nd AD consists of the Towns of Greenburgh and Mount Pleasant.Prior to his election to the Assembly, Tom was elected to represent the residents of Greenburgh in the Westchester County Legislature ten times. He was seen as a leader in preserving our environment, ending gun violence, protecting women’s rights and advocating for children with special needs.Tom led the way to preserving hundreds of acres for parks/open space and passed landmark clean air and clean water legislation. He authored laws to reform Westchester’s gun regulations and to clean up the trash industry. He was instrumental in establishing the Westchester Medical Center as an independent public benefit corporation.Tom served as Majority Leader of the Westchester Legislature three times. He served as chair of numerous committees including Rules, Legislation, Health, Community Affairs and Environment and Energy.Previously, Tom served two terms as Greenburgh Town Councilman, was Legislative Counsel to a member of Congress and staff Counsel to the New York State Assembly. He served as a Prosecuting Attorney for the Villages of Ardsley and Dobbs Ferry, represented the Greenburgh Housing Authority and served as pro bono attorney for the Westchester Coalition for Legal Abortion.Tom Abinanti is a practicing attorney. He lives with his wife Janet Longo-Abinanti and their son Justin. Janet is a science research teacher at Sleepy Hollow High School. Justin is a student at the Pleasantville Middle School in a Special Education Program for children with Autism. Tom’s daughter Nicole is a medical doctor. She lives with her husband and their three children.Tom is a graduate of New York University School of Law, (J.D.), Fordham College (B.A.) and Xaverian High School (Brooklyn). He has taught Continuing Legal Education Courses for Pace Law School (White Plains) and courses in State and Local Government as an adjunct professor at Mercy College (Dobbs Ferry).

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RACES
  11/03/2020 NY Assembly 92 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  06/23/2020 NY Assembly 92 - D Primary Won 55.49% (+10.98%)
  11/06/2018 NY Assembly 92 Won 99.30% (+98.61%)
  11/08/2016 NY Assembly 92 Won 99.46% (+98.91%)
  11/04/2014 NY Assembly 92 Won 62.09% (+24.22%)
  11/06/2012 NY Assembly 92 Won 99.66% (+99.32%)
  11/02/2010 NY Assembly 92 Won 64.84% (+29.73%)
  09/14/2010 NY Assembly 92 - D Primary Won 65.34% (+30.68%)
  11/03/2009 Westchester County Legislature 12 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/06/2007 Westchester County Legislature 12 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/08/2005 Westchester County Legislature 12 Won 91.44% (+82.87%)
  11/04/2003 Westchester County Legislature 12 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/06/2001 Westchester County Legislature 12 Won 70.48% (+42.90%)
  11/07/2000 NY State Senate 35 Lost 45.66% (-6.27%)
  11/02/1999 Westchester County Legislature 12 Won 68.16% (+36.33%)
  11/04/1997 Westchester County Legislature 12 Won 63.16% (+29.31%)
  11/05/1996 NY State Senate 35 Lost 45.79% (-6.11%)
  11/07/1995 Westchester County Legislature 12 Won 61.32% (+25.20%)
  11/02/1993 Westchester County Legislature 12 Won 60.50% (+21.00%)
  11/05/1991 Westchester County Legislature 12 Won 53.43% (+12.08%)
  11/07/1989 Greenburgh NY Town Council Won 30.31% (+0.49%)
  11/08/1983 Westchester County Legislature 12 Lost 5.34% (-43.00%)
  12/23/1982 Westchester County Legislature 09 Appointment Lost 43.75% (-12.50%)
ENTERED, DROPPED OUT
  05/22/2018 NY Attorney General - Interim Lost 0.00% (-90.91%)
SPECULATIVE, DID NOT RUN
  05/10/2017 Westchester County Executive - D Convention Lost 0.00% (-71.42%)
ENDORSEMENTS
NY US President - D Primary - Jun 23, 2020 D Michael R. "Mike" Bloomberg
Westchester County District Attorney - D Primary - Jun 23, 2020 D Anthony A. Scarpino, Jr.
NY District 16 - D Primary - Jun 23, 2020 D Eliot L. Engel
NY Attorney General - D Primary - Sep 13, 2018 D Zephyr Teachout
NY Governor - D Primary - Sep 13, 2018 D Cynthia Nixon
Westchester County Executive - D Convention - Apr 24, 2013 D Noam Bramson
Westchester County Legislature 08 - D Primary - Sep 15, 2009 D Karin Wompa