Thomas McKevitt

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Tom McKevitt
Member of the New York State Assembly
from the 17th district
Assumed office
February 28, 2006
Preceded by Maureen O'Connell
Personal details
Born (1971-04-28) April 28, 1971 (age 46)[1][2]
Oceanside, New York[1]
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Samantha McGill[2]
Children two[3]
Residence East Meadow, New York[3]
Alma mater Hofstra University
Hofstra Law School[3]
Profession lawyer, politician
Website Official website

Thomas McKevitt (born April 28, 1971)[1][2] represents District 17 in the New York Assembly, which includes large portions of Nassau County, New York.

McKevitt was born in East Meadow, New York[1] and is a lifetime resident of Nassau County.[3] He received a B.A from Hofstra University, where he graduated summa cum laude[3] in 1993. McKevitt earned his Juris Doctor from the Hofstra Law School in 1996.[4][5] He is a member of the New York State Bar Association and the American Bar Association.[3]

Formerly the Deputy Attorney for Hempstead, New York, as well as a staffer for former Senator Alfonse D'Amato and State Senator Kemp Hannon, McKevitt was chosen in a special election held on February 28, 2006 to replace outgoing Assemblywoman Maureen O'Connell, who is now the Nassau County Clerk.

McKevitt and Samantha McGill were married in July 2001.[2] He and his wife reside in East Meadow, New York with their two children.[3]

Election results[edit]

Thomas McKevitt (REP - IND - CON) ... 3,561
Zahid Ali Syed (DEM - WOR) ... 1,691
Thomas McKevitt (REP - IND - CON) ... 19,048
Dolores D. Sedacca (DEM - WOR) ... 16,622
Thomas McKevitt (REP - IND - CON) ... 31,803
John L. Pinto (DEM) ... 23,321
Thomas McKevitt (REP - IND - CON) ... 24,766
Thomas J. Devaney (DEM - WOR) ... 15,060


  1. ^ a b c d "State Assembly: Thomas McKevitt Jr. (R-C-I), District 17". Archived from the original on February 27, 2011. Retrieved March 11, 2011. 
  2. ^ a b c d "WEDDINGS; Samantha McGill, Thomas McKevitt". The New York Times. July 8, 2001. Retrieved March 11, 2011. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f g "Tom McKevitt: Biography". New York State Assembly. Retrieved March 11, 2011. 
  4. ^ "Attorney Profiles: Thomas McKevitt". Sahn Ward Coschignano & Baker PLLC. Retrieved March 11, 2011. 
  5. ^ "Class Notes". Hofstra Magazine. Hofstra University. Fall 2006. Retrieved March 11, 2011. 
  6. ^ "Special Election Results, 17th 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
Maureen O'Connell
New York State Assembly, 17th District