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Dale Volker

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Dale Volker
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New York State Senate, District 59
Former member
In office
1975-2010
PartyRepublican
Prior offices
New York State Assembly
1972 - 1975
Personal
ProfessionAttorney
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Dale Volker (b. August 2, 1940) is a former Republican member of the New York State Senate, representing District 59 from a special election in 1975 to 2010.

Volker served in the New York State Assembly from 1972 to 1975. He served as Senate Assistant Majority Leader of Conference Operations, representing the 59th District.

On April 30, 2010, Volker announced that he would not seek re-election in 2010.[1]

Biography

Volker earned his B.A. from Canisius College, Buffalo, in 1963 and his J.D. from Buffalo Law School at the State University of New York in 1966. His professional experience includes working as an attorney and as a police officer for the Village of Depew from 1963 to 1972.[2]

Committee assignments

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

Elections

2010

See also: New York State Senate elections, 2010

Volker did not run for re-election in 2010.

2008

See also: New York State Senate elections, 2008

On November 4, 2008, Dale Volker won the election for New York State Senate, District 59 with 70,635 votes.[3][4]

Volker raised $1,123,164 for his campaign.[5]

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

Personal

Volker and his wife, Carol, have three children.

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Preceded by
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New York Senate District 59
1975–2011
Succeeded by
Patrick Gallivan (R)