|Donna A. Lupardo|
|Member of the New York State Assembly
from the 126th district
|Preceded by||Robert Warner|
August 17, 1954 |
Staten Island, New York
|Spouse(s)||Scott J. Peters|
|Residence||Endwell, New York|
|Alma mater||Wagner College
Donna A. Lupardo (born August 17, 1954) is a member of the New York State Assembly representing the 126th Assembly District, which includes the city of Binghamton, New York, as well as the towns of Vestal, New York and Union, New York. The villages of Johnson City, New York and Endicott, New York are contained within the Town of Union and also make up part of the district.
Lupardo was born in Staten Island, New York. She earned a B.A. degree from Wagner College in 1976, and an M.A. degree in philosophy from the State University of New York at Binghamton in 1984. Prior to her election to the Assembly she served in several capacities, including as a member of the Broome County Legislature. She has also worked as a community mental health educator and was a faculty member at Binghamton University from 1980 to 1990.
She was first elected to the State Assembly in November 2004, defeating the incumbent Robert Warner. In November 2006, she was re-elected, defeating challenger Jay J. Dinga by a margin of almost 2 to 1. She ran uncontested in the November 2008 general election and won the November 2010 general election with 56 percent of the vote.
Assemblywoman Lupardo currently serves on the following committees: Economic Development, Job Creation, Commerce and Industry; Election Law; Environmental Conservation; Higher Education; Mental Health; Transportation; and, Veterans' Affairs. In addition, she is the Chair of the Legislative Commission on Science & Technology.
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- New York Assembly Member Website
- Biography: New York State Democratic Committee[dead link]
- Donna Lupardo For New York State Assembly Campaign Website
- Law Sets Deadline for Chemical Contamination Alerts[dead link]
- Lupardo Pushes For 'Serling'
|New York Assembly|
|New York State Assembly, 126th District