|New York State Assembly, District 55|
|January 1, 2015 - present|
|December 31, 2016|
|Years in position||0|
|Per diem||$172/full day; $61/half day|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 4, 2014|
|First elected||November 4, 2014|
|Next general||November 8, 2016|
2015 legislative session
At the beginning of the 2015 legislative session, Walker served on the following committees:
|New York Committee Assignments, 2015|
|• Economic Development, Job Creation, Commerce and Industry|
|• Election Law|
Walker's campaign website highlighted the following issues:
Helping Our Seniors
- Excerpt: "Our seniors built our communities, and we need to help them by giving them the resources they deserve. Latrice will get funding for senior centers in the community, work to expand the STAR tax credit so seniors can afford to stay in their homes, get funding for Meals on Wheels, defend the Senior Citizen Rent Increase Exemption, and help maintain Medicaid benefits."
Improving Public Safety
- Excerpt: "Our neighborhoods have been too dangerous for too long, and it’s only getting worse. Latrice will work for more police patrols, community engagement, and youth programs—all aimed at keeping our streets safe."
Fixing NYCHA and Keeping It Safe
- Excerpt: "NYCHA apartments are falling apart, and residents continue to be ignored. Latrice grew up in NYCHA and will be the voice of residents, working to complete long-delayed repairs. She will also fight to install more vertical patrol security cameras to keep residents, especially seniors, safe. She will also work to unify families, protect succession rights, and get key lock entry for residents."
Bringing Jobs to Our Community
- Excerpt: "Our communities are often left behind when the economy improves in the rest of the city. Latrice will help gain access to essential job training programs, expand career and technical educational opportunities, and bring new business initiatives to the community that will help create jobs. She will also promote stronger Minority and Women Business Enterprises (MWBE) goals."
Keeping Affordable Housing Affordable
- Excerpt: "Rents keep going up, but our salaries stay the same. Latrice will fight to freeze rents and make sure that tenants’ rights are protected. She will work to get housing tax credits for community residents and stabilize the Mitchell-Lama program. Latrice plans to attract new affordable housing developments to the neighborhood, as well."
- See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2014
Elections for the office of New York State Assembly took place in 2014. A primary election took place on September 9, 2014. The general election took place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was July 10, 2014. Latrice Walker defeated Lori Boozer, Anthony T. Jones, Ineisha Williford, David R. Miller, Bilal Malik and Anthony L. Herbert in the Democratic primary, while Berneda Jackson was unopposed in the Republican primary. Roy Antoine and Christopher J. Durosinmi were removed from the ballot before the Democratic primary. Boozer also ran on the Working Families Party ticket. Walker defeated Boozer (WF) and Jackson in the general election.
|New York State Assembly, District 55 General Election, 2014|
|Working Families||Lori Boozer||5.2%||597|
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In 2014, Walker's endorsements included the following:
- Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke
- Councilmember Robert Cornegy
- Former Councilmember Al Vann
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- New York State Assembly
- House Committees
- New York State Legislature
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- Profile from the New York State Assembly
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- Latrice Walker on Facebook
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- Profile from Open States
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- New York State Assembly
- Walker for NY, "The Issues that Matter," accessed August 21, 2014
- New York Board of Elections, "Certification for the September 9, 2014, State Primary Election," accessed December 17, 2014
- New York Board of Elections, "Primary results for September 9, 2014," accessed October 1, 2014
- New York Board of Elections, "NYS Board of Elections Assembly Election Returns November 4, 2014," accessed December 17, 2014
- Walker for NY, "Endorsements," accessed August 21, 2014
William Boyland (D)
|New York Assembly District 55
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