Gary Ackerman

Gary Ackerman DEMDemocrat

American politician

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Gary AckermanDEMDemocrat American politician
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NYResidence (state)

Gary Leonard Ackerman (born November 19, 1942) is an American retired politician and former U.S. Representative from New York, serving from 1983 to 2013. He is a member of the Democratic Party. On March 15, 2012, Ackerman announced that he would retire at the end of the 112th Congress on January 3, 2013 after fifteen terms, and would not seek re-election in November 2012.

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Campaign Funding

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Total Raised
$837
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Cash on Hand
Financial Data Source: Center for Responsive Politics
Education5 - 5 of 3
St. John's University
1966
Queens College
Bachelor of Arts
1965
Brooklyn Technical High School
1960
Past Positions1 - 4 of 4
Representative
United States House of Representatives
1983 - 2012
Senator
New York State Senate
1978 - 1983
Newspaper Publisher
The Queens Tribune
1970 - 1983
Teacher
New York City School System
1965 - 1970
Other Experience1 - 24 of 24
President
International Council of Jewish Parliamentarians
Associate Member
Congressional Hispanic Caucus
Chair
Long Island Congressional Caucus
Chair
House Subcommittee on the Middle East and South Asia
Chair
Congressional Caucus on India and Indian Americans, 110th Congress
Co-Chair
Silk Road Caucus
Member
Education Caucus
Member
Democratic Steering Committee
Member
Democratic Homeland Security Task Force
Member
Congressional Urban Caucus
Member
Northeast Agricultural Caucus
Member
Congressional Missing and Exploited Children's Caucus
Member
Congressional Fire Services Caucus
Member
Congressional Children's Working Group
Member
Congressional Caucus on Hellenic Issues
Member
Congressional Caucus on Armenian Issues
Member
Congressional Boating Caucus
Member
Baltic Caucus
Member
Congressional Travel and Tourism Caucus
Member
Older Americans Caucus
Member
Long Island Sound Caucus
Member
Full Foreign Affairs Committee
Member
Executive Board, Congressional Arts Caucus
Vice-Chair
Congressional Study Group on Japan