Sam Roberts
  • Democrat
  • Working Families
First Elected: 2010
Current Position:  Assemblyman from the 128th Assembly Distsrict
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*On Nov. 6, 2012 Sam Roberts won his bid for re-election with 67 percent of the vote, according to unofficial results from the Onondaga County Board of Elections.

Occupation — superintendent, Hughes State Office Building (2007-present); worked at General Motors plants in Salina and Massena, member of United Auto Workers local #465 and chair of local #854’s education and civil rights committee

Education — associate degrees, Onondaga Community College; certificates in labor studies, Cornell University; B.S. in business, management and economics from SUNY Empire State College

Community Involvement — has practice martial arts competitively, holding a sixth-degree black belt in American Shotokan Karate, was ranked No.1 in New York and New Jersey and in the top 10 for the United States and Canada before retiring from competition.

Social Media

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Democracywise Coverage of Roberts

128th Assembly District: Democrat Roberts Unchallenged

Past Offices

Onondaga County Legislator – 19th District (1990-2000)

2012 Endorsements and Ratings

The New York State AFL-CIO, with about 2.5 million members, endorsed Sam Roberts for the 119th New York State Assembly District race on Aug. 20, 2012.

For the 2012 election, the New York State Business Council has rated  Sam Roberts with a 46 percent record of supporting legislation favoring the group’s positions on jobs, state government spending, taxes and energy.


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Contact Information

District Office
711 East Genesee Street
Suite 2
Syracuse, NY 13210-1540

Albany Office
Room 510 Capitol
Albany, NY 12247

District Description

*In 2012, voting districts were redrawn. The 119th Assembly District became the 128th Assembly District.

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