Tony Jordan (politician)

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Tony Jordan
Member of the New York State Assembly
from the 113th district
In office
January 2009 – November 2013
Preceded by Roy McDonald
Personal details
Born J. Anthony Jordan
1964
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Wendy Skellie[1]
Children four[1]
Residence Jackson, New York[1]
Profession lawyer, politician
Website Official website

J. Anthony "Tony" Jordan[2] (born 1964) is an American politician and former Republican member of the New York State Assembly, representing the 113th Assembly District from 2009-2013. He is currently the District Attorney of Washington County, New York.

Jordan received a bachelor's degree in business with a concentration in finance from the University of Notre Dame in 1986. He earned a law degree (magna cum laude) from the University of Pennsylvania Law School in 1995. He was a partner in the law firm of Jordan & Kelly LLC. Prior to being elected, he served part-time as Assistant District Attorney in Washington County.[1]

In 2008, he was elected to replace Assemblyman Roy McDonald, who was running for the New York State Senate. Jordan won his November 2008 general election with 57 percent of the vote[3][4] and ran uncontested in the November 2010 general election.[5][6]

In April 2013, Jordan announced he would run for Washington County District Attorney.[7] On November 5, 2013, Jordan ran on the Republican, Conservative, and Independent Party lines[8] defeating incumbent District Attorney Kevin Kortright who ran on the Democratic line.[9]

Jordan resides in Jackson, New York. He and his wife Wendy Jordan (nee Skellie) have four children: Gabrielle (Gabby), Tricia, Luke, and Eliza.[1]

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New York Assembly
Preceded by
Roy J. McDonald
New York State Assembly, 112th District
January 1, 2009 – December 31, 2012
Succeeded by
James N. Tedisco
Preceded by
Teresa R. Sayward
New York State Assembly, 113th District
January 1, 2013 – December 31, 2014
Vacant
Resigned
Legal offices
Preceded by
Kevin C. Kortright
Washington County, New York District Attorney
January 1, 2014 – present
Incumbent