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|New York State Assembly, District 54|
|Bachelor's||North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University|
|Service/branch||United States Air Force|
Towns' political experience includes his membership in the 75th Precinct Community Council and the Community Board #5, both in 1992.
Towns attended Medgar Evers College and earned his B.S. from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. His professional experience include serving as director of Community Affairs, Brooklyn's Interfaith Hospital. He served in the United States Air Force.
Prior to leaving the New York State Assembly, he served on the following committees:
- Banks Committee, New York State Assembly, Chair
- Economic Development, Job Creation, Commerce and Industry Committee, New York State Assembly
- Education Committee, New York State Assembly
- Health Committee, New York State Assembly
- Rules Committee, New York State Assembly
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Towns served on the following committees:
- Banks Committee, New York Assembly
- Economic Development, Job Creation, Commerce and Industry Committee, New York Assembly
- Health Committee, New York Assembly
- Mental Health Committee, New York Assembly
- See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2010
Towns ran unopposed in the September 14 Democratic primary. He defeated Khorshed Chowdhury (R) in the general election on November 2. In addition to running on the Democratic ticket, he ran on the Working Familes ticket.
|New York State Assembly, District 54 2010|
|Darryl Towns (D)||10,820|
|Khorshed Chowdhury (R)||616|
- See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2008
On November 4, 2008, Towns won re-election to the New York State Assembly, District 54, defeating opponent Khorshed Chowdhury (R).
Towns raised $126,323 for his campaign while Chowdhury raised $0.
|New York State Assembly, District 54 2008|
|Darryl Towns (D)||20,532|
|Khorshed Chowdhury (R)||923|
In 2008, a year in which Towns was up for re-election, he collected $126,323 in donations.
The major contributors were:
|New York State Credit Union League||$5,500|
|New York Bankers Association||$5,000|
|JP Morgan Chase & Co||$4,000|
|Al Eastmond & Sons Inc||$3,800|
He and his wife, Karen Boykin-Towns, have two children; Jasmine and Trinity.
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- Times Newsweekly.com, "Assemblywoman Pheffer's New Gig," accessed June 2, 2011
- Project Vote Smart, "Biography of Darryl Towns," accessed December 22, 2014
- New York Times, "NY state legislative election results," accessed February 11, 2014
- Follow the Money, "Report on 2008 Campaign donations in New York," accessed August 1, 2014
- Follow the Money, "2008 campaign contributions," accessed December 22, 2014
|New York Assembly - District 54
| Succeeded by|
Rafael Espinal (D)
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