Stephen Hawley

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Stephen Hawley
Member of the New York State Assembly
from the 139th district
Incumbent
Assumed office
2006
Preceded by Charles H. Nesbitt
Personal details
Born Stephen M. Hawley
c. 1947 (age 66–67)[1]
Batavia, New York[2]
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Crystal[2]
Children four[2]
Residence Batavia, New York[2]
Alma mater University of Toledo[2]
Profession business owner, politician
Website Official website

Stephen M. "Steve" Hawley (born c. 1947)[1] is a Republican member of the New York State Assembly representing Assembly District 139, which comprises portions of Genesee, Monroe, Niagara, and Orleans counties.[2]

Hawley is a native of Batavia, New York, and graduated from Batavia High School[2] in 1965, where he was a classmate of future journalist Terry A. Anderson.[1]

He earned a B.S. degree in education from the University of Toledo and served seven years in the Ohio Army National Guard and the United States Army Reserves where he earned the rank of 1st Lieutenant.[2]

A realtor and insurance agent by trade, he is the current co-owner, with his wife, of the Stephen M. Hawley Insurance Center in Batavia.[3] He previously owned and operated Hawley Farms. He also served on the Genesee County Legislature.[2]

Hawley was first elected to the State Assembly in a special election on February 28, 2006.[2] He ran uncontested in the November 2008 general election[4] and won the November 2010 general election with 79 percent of the vote.[5]

Hawley and his wife Crystal reside in the Town of Batavia and have four sons: Brooks, Dan, Tim, and Cooper. Hawley is the son of former Assembly member R. Stephen Hawley and the late Ellen Hawley.[2]

Election results[edit]

Stephen M. Hawley (REP - IND - CON) ... 6,250
Gary F. Kent (DEM) ... 3,428
Stephen M. Hawley (REP - IND - CON) ... 23,503
Gary F. Kent (DEM - WOR) ... 12,096
Stephen M. Hawley (REP - IND - CON) ... 34,932
Stephen M. Hawley (REP - IND - CON) ... 27,384
Christopher M. Barons (DEM) ... 7,426

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Bust of Anderson Finds New Home at Batavia High". The Buffalo News. April 9, 1993. Retrieved March 25, 2011. "A bust of former hostage Terry Anderson, consigned to a cluttered storeroom a few months ago after standing in the Genesee Country Mall during much of his captivity, is headed for a place of honor in Batavia High School. Anderson's classmate Stephen M. Hawley, to whom he had entrusted the bust, chose to donate it to the school from which they both graduated in 1965." 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k "Assembly District 139, Stephen Hawley: Biography". New York State Assembly. Retrieved March 25, 2011. 
  3. ^ http://www.smhawley.com
  4. ^ "Election Results 2008: New York State Legislature". The New York Times. 2008. 
  5. ^ "Election Results 2010: New York State Legislature". The New York Times. 2010. 
  6. ^ "Special Election Results, 139th Assembly District: February 28, 2006" (PDF). New York State Board of Elections. 2006. Retrieved April 13, 2011. 
  7. ^ "General Election Results, State Assembly: November 7, 2006" (PDF). New York State Board of Elections. December 14, 2006. Retrieved April 13, 2011. 
  8. ^ "General Election Results, State Assembly: November 4, 2008" (PDF). New York State Board of Elections. December 4, 2008. Retrieved April 13, 2011. 
  9. ^ "General Election Results, State Assembly: November 2, 2010" (PDF). New York State Board of Elections. December 13, 2010. Retrieved April 13, 2011. 

External links[edit]

New York Assembly
Preceded by
Charles H. Nesbitt
New York State Assembly, 139th District
2006–present
Incumbent