David Weprin

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David Weprin
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New York State Assembly District 24
Incumbent
In office
2010 - Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 4
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$79,500/year
Per diem$172/full day; $61/half day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedFebruary 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sState University of New York-Albany
J.D.Hofstra University
Personal
Birthday05/02/1956
Place of birthQueens, NY
Websites
Office website
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David I. Weprin (b. May 2, 1956) is a Democratic member of the New York State Assembly, representing District 24. He was first elected to the chamber in a special election in February 2010.

Biography

Weprin earned his B.A. in Political Science from the State University of New York-Albany and his J.D. from Hofstra University.[1] His professional experience includes serving as a council member on the New York City Council from 2001-2010, working in financial services, serving as the deputy superintendent of Banks and working as the secretary of the Banking Board for New York State.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Weprin served on the following committees:

New York Committee Assignments, 2013
Banks
Cities
Codes
Election Law
Insurance
Judiciary

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Weprin served on the following committees:

Elections

2014

See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2014

Elections for the office of New York State Assembly will consist of a primary election on September 9, 2014, and a general election on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was July 10, 2014. Incumbent David Weprin is unopposed in the Democratic primary. Weprin is also running on the Working Families Party ticket.[2]

2012

See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2012

David Weprin ran in the 2012 election for New York State Assembly District 24. He unopposed in the Democratic primary on September 13, 2012. He also ran on the Working Families Party and Independence Party of New York State tickets. He was unchallenged in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[3][4][5]

New York State Assembly, District 24, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDavid Weprin Incumbent 100% 26,357
Total Votes 26,357

2011

On July 7, Democrats chose Weprin as the Party's nominee to run in the special election set to fill Anthony Weiner's 9th District seat in Congress.[6] Weprin was defeated by Bob Turner (R) in the special election on September 13, 2011.[7] Turner received 54% to Weprin's 46%.[8] Currently, the 9th Congressional District includes Brooklyn and Queens; however, the district is in danger. Due to population losses, redistricting may eliminate the 9th District and two congressional seats.[6]

2010

See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2010

Weprin won a special election on February 9, 2010 to replace his brother Mark, who resigned after winning David's previously held seat on the New York City Council.[9] Weprin defeated Robert Friedrich in the September 14 Democratic primary, but Friedrich secured a place on the Conservative Party ticket. Weprin defeated Friedrich (C) and Timothy Furey (R) in the general election on November 2.[10][11] In addition to running on the Democratic ticket, Weprin ran on the Working Familes ticket.

New York State Assembly, District 24 2010
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png David Weprin (D) 17,817
Timothy Furey (R) 5,567
Robert Friedrich (C) 2,145

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for David Weprin is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, David Weprin raised a total of $396,165 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 24, 2013.[12]

David Weprin's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 New York State Assembly, District 24 Won $186,071
2010 New York State Assembly, District 24 Won $210,094
Grand Total Raised $396,165

2012

David Weprin won re-election to the New York State Assembly in 2012. During that election cycle, David Weprin raised a total of $186,071.
New York State Assembly 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to David Weprin's campaign in 2012
New York State United Teachers$5,800
Kalergios, George$5,500
Stone Engineering$5,000
Ma, Nikki$5,000
Eisenhofer, Jay W$4,100
Total Raised in 2012$186,071
Source:Follow the Money

2010

In 2010, Weprin received $210,094 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[13]

New York State Assembly 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to David Weprin's campaign in 2010
Meara, Brian R$11,361
Nagle the Building Inc$5,000
Bayme, Lloyd G$4,000
Winner Properties LP$3,800
Kang, Michael$3,800
Total Raised in 2010 $210,094

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2013-2014

In 2013, the 200th New York State Legislature, first annual session, was in session from January 9 to December 31. In 2014, the 200th New York State Legislature, second annual session, was in session from January 8 to June 19, 2014. The legislature will be in recess from June 22 to January 6, 2015.[14]

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2011-2012

In 2011, the 199th New York State Legislature, first annual session, was in session from January 5 to June 20, 2011. In 2012, the 199th New York State Legislature, second annual session, was in session from January 4 to June 22, 2012.

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Endorsements

2012

In 2012, Weprin’s endorsements included the following:[15]

  • 32BJ/SEIU

Personal

Weprin and his wife, Ronni, have five children.

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References

Political offices
Preceded by
Mark Weprin
New York Assembly District 24
February 2010-present
Succeeded by
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