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Janet Duprey

Janet Duprey
Member of the New York State Assembly
from the 114th district
Incumbent
Assumed office
January 2007
Preceded by Chris Ortloff
Personal details
Born (1945-11-27) November 27, 1945 [1]
Plattsburgh, New York[1]
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Elmer[2]
Children two[2]
Profession politician
Website Official website

Janet L. Duprey (born November 27, 1945)[1] is a Republican member of the New York State Assembly, representing Assembly District 114, which includes all of Clinton and Franklin Counties, as well as the town of St. Armand in Essex County.[2] She is originally from Plattsburgh.

Duprey was first elected to the Assembly on November 7, 2006.[2] She ran uncontested in the November 2008 general election[3][4]

She won the 2010 Republican primary election running against David Kimmel, a small business owner.[5] She then faced Rudy Johnson, a former energy analyst and small businessman, in the general election,[6][7] which she won with 59 percent of the vote.[8][9]

Positions

Duprey supports gay and lesbian rights and voted in favor of a bill to introduce same sex marriage in New York State.[10][11][12]

Duprey sponsored a resolution to create a day of awareness for individuals diagnosed with Aspergers Syndrome.[13]

Duprey was a vocal supporter of Dede Scozzafava during the 2009 special election in New York's 23rd congressional district.[14][15]

In 2013, Duprey was a signatory to an amicus curiae brief submitted to the Supreme Court in support of same-sex marriage during the Hollingsworth v. Perry case.[16]

Family

Dupree and her husband Elmer have two grown children, John and Michelle.[2]

References

  1. ^ a b c "Assembly Member Janet L. Duprey (NY)".  
  2. ^ a b c d e "Janet L. Duprey: Biography".  
  3. ^ "Election Results 2008: New York State Legislature".  
  4. ^ "Assembly Election Returns: November 4, 2008" ( 
  5. ^ Heath, Dan (January 3, 2010). "Cadyville man to challenge Assemblywoman Duprey in election".  
  6. ^ Brown, Nathan (June 16, 2010). "Johnson to run for Assembly in 114th District".  
  7. ^ Bartlett, Stephen (June 18, 2010). "Rudy Johnson seeks 114th Assembly District seat".  
  8. ^ "Election Results 2010: New York State Legislature".  
  9. ^ "Assembly Election Returns: November 2, 2010" ( 
  10. ^ "Duprey Will Vote for Same-Sex Marriage".  
  11. ^ Vielkind, Jimmy (May 12, 2009). "The Final Assembly Vote on Same-Sex Marriage: 89-52".  
  12. ^ Brown, Nathan (April 20, 2009). "Duprey supports same-sex marriage".  
  13. ^ "Asperger's Resolution" ( 
  14. ^ Seymour, Jude (September 29, 2009). "Little, Sayward, Duprey back Scozzafava".  
  15. ^ Lo Templio, Joe (July 25, 2009). "Campaign for Congress heats up: Republican candidate Scozzafava faces challenge from Conservative Kelly".  
  16. ^ http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2013/02/28/the-pro-freedom-republicans-are-coming-131-sign-gay-marriage-brief.html

External links

  • Janet Duprey For Assembly, campaign website
  • David Kimmel For Assembly, campaign website
  • Rudy Johnson For Assembly, campaign website
New York Assembly
Preceded by
Chris Ortloff
New York State Assembly, 114th District
2007–present
Incumbent


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