Robert K. Sweeney

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Robert K. Sweeney
Member of the New York State Assembly
from the 11th district
In office
Preceded byPatrick G. Halpin
Succeeded byKimberly Jean-Pierre
Personal details
Born (1949-05-29) May 29, 1949 (age 69)
Babylon, New York
Political partyDemocratic
ResidenceLindenhurst, New York
Alma materAdelphi University
C.W. Post Campus-LIU
Occupationformer Lindenhurst Village Clerk
WebsiteOfficial website

Robert K. "Bob" Sweeney (born May 29, 1949)[1] is a retired New York Assemblyman first elected in 1988 to represent the 11th district, which includes Lindenhurst, Copiague, Amityville, Wyandanch, and West Babylon. He is a Democrat.

Sweeney is a lifetime resident of the district he represents and attended public schools in Lindenhurst. He earned a bachelor's degree from Adelphi University and a Master of Public Administration from the C.W. Post Campus of Long Island University. He served as the Lindenhurst Village Clerk[2] from 1973 to 1988.[1]

Sweeney was elected to the New York State Assembly in a March 1988 special election.[2] He replaced Patrick G. Halpin, who was elected Suffolk County Executive in November 1987. He retired in 2014 and was succeeded by Kimberly Jean Pierre


  1. ^ a b "Assembly Member Robert K. 'Bob' Sweeney (NY)". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved March 6, 2011.
  2. ^ a b "Robert K. Sweeney: Biography". New York State Assembly. Retrieved March 6, 2011.

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New York Assembly
Preceded by
Patrick G. Halpin
New York State Assembly
11th District

Succeeded by
Kimberly Jean-Pierre