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  Abinanti, Thomas J.
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AffiliationDemocratic  
 
NameThomas J. Abinanti
Address291 Bear Ridge Rd
Pleasantville, New York , United States
EmailNone
WebsiteNone
Born 00, 1947 (71 years)
Contributornystate63
Last ModifedRBH
Dec 30, 2014 01:05am
Tags Italian - Liberal - Pro-Choice - ACLU -
InfoDate of birth speculative.

Tom Abinanti is serving his ninth term as a Westchester County Legislator. He represents the 12th District, which includes Irvington, Dobbs Ferry, Hastings, Ardsley and most of unincorporated Greenburgh (including East Irvington, Central Greenburgh, Hartsdale and Edgemont).

Tom earned his B.A. in Political Science from Fordham College and his J.D. from New York University Law School. He lives with his wife and their children in the Orchard Hill section of Greenburgh, where he also has his own private law practice.

During his first eight terms, he twice served as the Majority Leader - the first Democratic Majority Leader in the history of the Westchester Legislature. He also served as Chair of various committees: Legislation, Health, Community Affairs, and Rules. He presently serves as chair of
the Committee on the Environment and Energy.

Previously, Tom served two terms as Greenburgh Town Councilman.

Tom Abinanti is a practicing attorney with an office in Greenburgh. He was Legislative Counsel to a member of Congress and staff Counsel to the New York State Assembly Speaker and various Assembly committees. He served as a Prosecuting Attorney for the Villages of Ardsley and Dobbs Ferry. He represented the Greenburgh Housing Authority and served as pro bono attorney for the Westchester Coalition for Legal Abortion.

In over 30 years of public service and community activity, Tom Abinanti has gained a full understanding of how government works and a broad knowledge of Greenburgh and Westchester.

Tom brings to the Westchester Legislature extensive experience in the legislative process and the enforcement of local laws, as well as a deep concern for the quality of life in our community.

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RACES
  11/06/2018 NY Assembly 92 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  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 Attorney General - D Primary - Sep 13, 2018 D Zephyr Teachout
Westchester County Executive - D Convention - Apr 24, 2013 D Noam Bramson
Westchester County Legislature 08 - D Primary - Sep 15, 2009 D Karin Wompa