Dale Volker

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Dale Volker
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New York State Senate District 59
Former Senator
Term in office began
Term in office ended
Political party Republican
Profession Attorney
Dale Volker (b. August 2, 1940) was a Republican member of the New York State Senate. Volker served in the New York State Assembly from 1972 to 1975. He then won a special election for the New York State Senate in 1975, representing until 2010. He served as Senate Assistant Majority Leader of Conference Operations, representing the 59th District.

On April 30, 2010, Volker announced he would be retiring and not seeking re-election in 2010.[1]

Volker was a Police Officer for the Village of Depew in 1963 to 1972. He is currently an attorney at a private practice.

Volker attended Niagara University. He went on to earn his B.A. from Canisius College, Buffalo, in 1963. He then received his J.D. from Buffalo Law School at the State University of New York in 1966.



Volker did not run for re-election in 2010.


On November 4, 2008, Dale Volker won the election for New York State Senate, District 59 with 70,635 votes.

Volker raised $1,123,164 for his campaign.[2]

New York State Senate, District 59 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Dale Volker (R) 70,635
Kathy Konst (D) 57,278

Campaign donors

Listed below are the five largest contributors to Dale Volker's 2008 campaign.

Donor Amount
Senate Republican Campaign CMTE of New York $515,600
Friends for the Election of Dean Skelos $15,500
1199 SEIU United Healthcare Workers East $14,500
Rent Stabilization Association $10,050
Liberty Street Realty LLC $9,500

Committee assignments

While a member of the New York State Senate, Volker served on the following committees:


Volker and his wife, Carol, have three children.

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New York Senate District 59
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