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Former Rep. Michael Arcuri

Democrat  •  New York 2 Terms  •  Sworn In 2007
Last Term 2009 - 2010 View All

Born in the Utica area, Arcuri graduated from the State University of Albany, then from New York Law School in 1984. He then entered private practice. In 1993, he was elected District Attorney of Oneida County, only the third Democrat ever elected to that position and the first in over 40 years. As DA, Arcuri helped to implement Oneida County’s Drug Court and Drug Treatment Alternative To Prison (D-TAP) programs and has prosecuted numerous violent criminals. In 1997, he received the the Mohawk Valley Person of the Year Award from the YWCA for his work in the area of Domestic Violence and Sexual Abuse. In 2003 he was elected President of the New York State District Attorney's Association. During his 12 years as Oneida County District Attorney, the Assistant District Attorney's in his office carried one of the highest case loads of any county in the State of New York and maintained a 90% conviction rate, one of the highest in the country.

Arcuri has also taught constitutional law as an adjunct professor at Utica College. Read More...

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