Bill Magnarelli
  • Democrat
  • Independence
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*On Nov. 6, 2012 Bill Magnarelli won his bid for re-election with 99 percent of the vote, according to unofficial results from the Onondaga County Board of Elections.

Occupation— Assemblyman since 1999, lawyer; served for six years in the Army Reserves.

Education—attended Our Lady of Pompei School and St. John the Baptist Academy, B.A. in history from Syracuse University, J.D. from Syracuse University College of Law.

Family—wife, Karen; three children, Lisa, Bill, Jr. and Ann.

Community Involvement—has served on the board of the Arthritis Foundation, President of Our Lady of Pompei Church Parish Council and majority leader on the Syracuse Common Council.

Legislative Committees — chair, Veteran’s Affairs Committee; previously served as chair of Ethics Committee and chair of Task Force on University-Industry Cooperation

Voting Record (from Project Vote Smart)

Social Media


Democracywise Coverage of Magnarelli

129th Assembly District: Democrat Magnarelli Runs Alone

Past Offices

majority leader, Syracuse Common Council; ran unsuccessfully for Onondaga County Executive in 2007 against Republican Joanie Mahoney.

Labor Endorsements

-Painters Union Local 31
-CSEA, Local 1000 APSME
-New York State United Teachers
-Teamster Local 1149
-National Association of Social Workers New York State Chapter
-NYS Public Employees Federation AFL-CIO
-United Auto Workers Community Action
-Program Council Region 9
-New York State AFL-CIO
-American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees
-United Steelworkers
-SEIU Local 200 United
-United Transportation Union
-Greater Syracuse Labor Council

Organization Endorsements

-NYS Nurses Association
-MACNY/Business Industry Political Action Committee
-New York League of Con-servation Voters
-Planned Parenthood
-Communications Workers of America
-Veterans Party
-New York State Association of PBAs
-Empire State Pride Agenda
-Police Conference of New York, Inc.

2012 Endorsements and Ratings

For the 2012 election, the New York State Business Council has rated  Bill Magnarelli with a 54 percent record of supporting legislation favoring the group’s positions on jobs, state government spending, taxes and energy.


Search disclosure reports from the New York State Board of Elections
View a summary of Magnarelli’s fundraising from the National Institute on Money in State Politics.

Contact Information

District office
Room 840, 333 East Washington Street
Syracuse, NY 13202

Albany Office
LOB 519
Albany, NY 12248

Campaign Headquarters
447 James Street
Syracuse, NY 13203

District Description

*In 2012, voting districts were redrawn. The new 129th Assembly District replaced the former 120th Assembly District.

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