Andy Goodell

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Andy Goodell
Member of the New York State Assembly
from the 150th district
Assumed office
January 1, 2011
Preceded byWilliam Parment
Chautauqua County Executive
In office
January 1, 1990 – December 31, 1997
Preceded byJohn A. Glenzer
Succeeded byMark W. Thomas
Personal details
Born (1954-12-01) December 1, 1954 (age 64)
Jamestown, New York
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Lisa Goodell
RelationsCharles Goodell (uncle) Roger Goodell (cousins)
ResidenceJamestown, New York
Alma materWilliams College
Cornell Law School
WebsiteOfficial website

Andrew W. Goodell (born December 1, 1954)[1] is an American politician who was elected to the New York State Assembly in a 2010. He is a Republican. Previously, Goodell was the County Executive of Chautauqua County, New York. Goodell represents the 150th Assembly District, which is numerically the last, and geographically the westernmost, of the 150 districts in the Assembly and, as of the 2012 redistricting, aligns with the boundaries of Chautauqua County.


Goodell is the managing partner of the law firm of Goodell & Rankin. Previously, he served as County Executive for eight years.[2] Goodell announced his intentions to run against incumbent Democratic assemblyman William Parment in summer 2010. After Parment dropped his re-election bid, Democrats chose former county legislator and frequent candidate Nancy Bargar as Goodell's opponent, whom Goodell dispatched in the general election in November 2010.[citation needed]

Personal life[edit]

Goodell is a magna cum laude graduate of Cornell Law School, where he received the American Jurisprudence Award for Administrative Law and was a member of the Cornell Law Review.[citation needed] He also has a degree in political economics and mathematics from Williams College.[citation needed]

He is a member of the Goodell family, whose members also include former U.S. senator Charles Goodell and current National Football League commissioner Roger Goodell.[3]


  1. ^ "Legislative Preview: Meet The New Members". The Capitol. Manhattan Media. January 6, 2011. Retrieved March 17, 2011.[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ "Andy Goodell: Biography". New York State Assembly. Retrieved March 17, 2011.
  3. ^ Lovett, Ken. "Assemblyman Goodell 2nd Most Famous In Own Family - NY Daily News". Retrieved 2018-09-07.

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Political offices
Preceded by
John A. Glenzer
Chautauqua County, New York Executive
January 1, 1990 – December 31, 1997
Succeeded by
Mark W. Thomas
New York Assembly
Preceded by
William Parment
New York State Assembly, 150th District
January 1, 2011 – present