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Carrie Woerner is the Assembly member for the 113th District of the New York State Assembly. She is a Democrat. The district includes portions of Saratoga and Washington Counties.

Carrie Woerner
Member of the New York Assembly from the 113th District
Assumed office
January 1, 2015
Preceded byTony Jordan
Personal details
Political partyDemocratic
Alma materCarnegie-Mellon University
Santa Clara University

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Life and careerEdit

A graduate of Carnegie-Mellon University and Santa Clara University, Woerner had a thirty year career in software development before entering politics.[1] She founded MeetMax Conference Software, located in Saratoga Springs.[2]

Woerner served as a Round Lake Village Trustee from 2008 to 2012, and was a member of the Town of Malta Planning Board from 2008 to 2014. She has been active in historic preservation efforts throughout Saratoga Springs and the surrounding area.[3]

New York AssemblyEdit

In 2012, Woerner first ran for the Assembly, but lost to incumbent Tony Jordan by a 53% to 47% margin.[4] In 2014, Jordan was not a candidate for re-election after winning election as Washington County District Attorney in 2013.[5] Woerner however, decided to run again and this time prevailed over Republican Steve Stallmer by a 52% to 48% margin.[6]

She was seated on January 1, 2015. Woerner is serving as the Chair of the Subcommittee on Agricultural Production & Technology.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Assemblywoman Carrie Woerner 'never gave up'". Post Star. 2015-01-18. Retrieved 2016-01-24.
  2. ^ "ENDORSEMENT: Carrie Woerner for 113th State Assembly District". The Saratogan. 2012-11-05. Retrieved 2016-01-24.
  3. ^ "Round Lake's Carrie Woerner, a Democrat, announces candidacy for 113th Assembly District, challenging Republican Rep. Tony Jordan". The Saratogan. 2012-06-06. Retrieved 2016-01-24.
  4. ^ "Carrie Woerner concedes State Assembly race; incumbent Tony Jordan wins third term". The Saratogan. 2012-11-07. Retrieved 2016-01-24.
  5. ^ "Who will replace Tony Jordan in the Assembly?". Post Star. 2013-11-06. Retrieved 2016-01-24.
  6. ^ "Woerner takes open Assembly seat". Times Union. 2014-11-05. Retrieved 2016-01-24.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Tony Jordan
New York Assembly, 113th District
2015–present
Incumbent