Marc Butler

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Marc W. Butler
Member of the New York State Assembly
from the 118th district
Incumbent
Assumed office
1995
Preceded by Anthony Casale
Personal details
Born (1952-01-21) January 21, 1952 (age 62)[1]
Herkimer, New York[1]
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Susan[2]
Children two[2]
Residence Newport, New York[2]
Alma mater SUNY Potsdam[1]
Profession politician
Religion Roman Catholic[1]
Website Official website

Marc W. Butler (born January 21, 1952)[1] is a Republican member of the New York State Assembly for the 117th Assembly District, which includes Herkimer County, Fulton County and the northeastern portion of Otsego County.[2]

Butler received a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from State University of New York at Potsdam.[2] He worked as a reporter for the Utica Observer-Dispatch from 1976 to 1986, and was a corporate communications specialist for Utica National Insurance Group from 1986 to 1995.[1] Butler was a Newport Village Trustee and also served as Deputy Mayor of the village. He then served two terms in the Herkimer County Legislature, where he was elected Majority Leader in 1993.[2]

He was first elected to represent 113th Assembly District in 1995. Due to redistricting, he was elected to the new 117th Assembly District in 2002.[2] Butler won the November 2008 general election with 71 percent of the vote[3][4] and ran uncontested in the November 2010 general election.[5][6]

Butler resides in the Village of Newport with his wife Susan. They have two children, Caitlin and Jeffrey.[2]

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New York Assembly
Preceded by
Anthony Casale
New York State Assembly, 113th District
1995–2002
Succeeded by
Teresa Sayward
Preceded by
Frances Sullivan
New York State Assembly, 117th District
2003–present
Incumbent