Timothy P. Gordon

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Timothy P. Gordon is an American former politician from New York who served in the New York State Assembly for two terms. [1] He was first elected in 2006 [2] and was re-elected in 2008 to represent the 108th Assembly District. [3] A member of the Independence Party, [4] Gordon caucused with the Assembly's Democratic majority. [1]

Gordon's accomplishments during his tenure in the Assembly included his sponsorship of the following bills that became law: (a) renewable energy legislation that allowed net metering [5] for businesses, government buildings, and farms. [6]

After having voted against same-sex marriage in 2007, [7] [8] Gordon voted "yes" on same-sex marriage legislation that passed the Assembly in May 2009. [9]

Gordon was defeated by Republican Steven McLaughlin in his 2010 bid for re-election [10] after Gordon was filmed disposing of his opponent's lawn signs [11] and calling an alleged constituent a "fraud". [12]

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