David Townsend

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David Townsend
New York State Assembly District 115
Former representative
Term in office began
Term in office ended
Political party Republican
Profession Legislator
David Townsend (b. April 14, 1943) was a Republican member of the New York State Assembly. He represented District 115 from 1991-2010. Townsend was also a minority whip with the New York State Assembly. He has also been the chair for the Town of Lee Republicans.

Townsend's professional experiences include being a police officer for Rome Police Department, New York State Police, and Oneida County Sheriff's Department and an undercover narcotics officer with Oneida County Sheriff's Department.

Townsend attended the State University of New York at Morrisville. He and his wife, Marie, have four children; Kimberly, David, Shannon, and Scott.[1]



Townsend did not run for re-election in 2010.


On November 4, 2008, Townsend won re-election to the New York State Assembly, District 115, defeating opponent Daniel LeClair (Conservative).

Townsend raised $63,581 for his campaign while LeClair raised $7,178.[2]

New York State Assembly, District 115 2008
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png David Townsend (R) 33,383
Daniel LeClair (Conservative) 4,710

Committee assignments

  • Subcommittee on Emerging Workforce

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Political offices
Preceded by
New York Assembly - District 115
Succeeded by