If you love politics, you may have been familiar with one of the most well-known political figures named George Pataki. He becomes prominent as a successful attorney and politician. His success in politic has been known by society. However, little does society know the early political career of this US politician George Pataki. Here’s the summary:
– The Mayor of Peekskill
George Pataki claimed his first won in a political election in November 1981. At that time, this American politician was elected as the Mayor of a city named Peekskill. This city I located in Westchester County, in the Northwestern part to be precise. In the political election, he defeated the reigning incumbent from the Democratic Fred Bianco Jr. From the vote, it was shown that George Pataki won the vote by 70%. Two years afterwards, or in November 1983, George Pataki was elected again as Mayor after claiming 74% winning of the vote.
– New York State Assembly
A year after being re-elected as Mayor, George Pataki was elected as State Assembly of New York (91st D.). In the election, he defeated the Democratic incumbent that reign for one term only, William J. Ryan. In the election, George Pataki won 53% of the vote.
Two years after that, in November 1986, he re-defeated Ryan by winning 63% of the vote. Then, in 1988, George Pataki won his third term by capturing 74% of the vote and by defeating Mark Zinna, a Democratic candidate.
George Pataki then won his fourth along with his final term in 1990 by winning more than 90% of the vote because he was only against a candidate from a minor party. The history has noted that George Pataki was a former assemblyman in the 186th until 189th New York State Legislatures.
– New York Senate
In 1983 – 1992, George Pataki chose to challenge Mary B. Goodhue, the 7-term incumbent State Senator from the Republican by issuing a critic for missing Albany vote because she preferred taking her grandchildren to the Disney World.
In the election, Pataki won 52% of the vote. In November 1992, he won the election of New York State Senate. George Pataki then served in the 190th New York State Legislature as Senate and then ran at the next election for governor.
It’s such a good career track record of US politician George Pataki. His rich experience in politics has brought him to his current politic career stage. He surely will keep honing his politic skill and experience. Don’t you feel curious about his next political movement?