Michael Arcuri

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Michael Arcuri is a member of the United States House of Representatives (Democratic) representing the 24th Congressional District of New York.

He voted for the November 2009 but against the final March 2010 health care bill, and is a cosponsor of the Medicare Prescription Drug Price Negotiation Act.

Committee assignments

Congressional caucuses

Issues

Voting ratings

Organization Rating Date
AFL-CIO
American Civil Liberties Union
American Conservative Union
Americans for Democratic Action
Cato Institute
Christian Coalition
Human Rights Campaign
League of Conservation Voters
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
NARAL
National Rifle Association
National Right to Life Committee
National Taxpayers Union
U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Sources: Links to the voting ratings guides of the above organizations together with brief descriptive information on the organizations themselves, may be found at: http://en.citizendium.org/wiki/Interest_group/Catalogs

2008 Election

Candidate Party Vote total Percentage
Michael Arcuri Democratic 130,799 51.97%[1]
Richard L. Hanna Republican 120,880 48.03%


2010 Elections

See also: 2010 U.S. Congressional election

He has been told that the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) will not support him again, due to his vote against the health care bill. According to SEIU spokesman Matt Nerzig, Jerry Dennis, the president of SEIU local 200, told Arcuri "it’ll be very difficult to support him come next election if he’s not on this bill. The search for alternatives [to Arcuri] has already begun. This guy won by two percent with our support and [Local] 1199’s support against a moderate Republican last time. It’ll be very difficult for him to win reelection next time without us.” Arcuri won with 52% of the vote in 2008.[2] Primary election: September 14

References

  1. http://www.fec.gov/pubrec/fe2008/2008congresults.pdf Federal Election Results] - final official tally
  2. Greg Sargent, SEIU To Yank Support For Arcuri, Will Search For Challenger, Plumline blog, WhoRunsGov.com