Jonathan Bing

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Jonathan Bing
New York State Assembly District 73
Former member
Term in office began
2003
Term in office ended
2011
Political party Democratic
Profession Attorney
Jonathan Bing was a Democratic member of the New York State Assembly. He represented District 73 from 2003 to 2011. He resigned in 2011 to serve as special deputy superintendent of the New York Liquidation Bureau.[1] A special election to replace him was held on September 13, 2011.

Bing's other political experiences include committeeman for New York Democratic State Party, 73rd Assembly District and member of Manhattan Community Board 6. Bing's professional experience includes being an attorney with Torys Limited Liability Practice; New York coordinator for Federal emergency management agency, the American Bar Association's Disaster Legal Services; and as a law clerk for United States District Court Judge Bruce Van Sickle.

Bing earned a B.A. from University of Pennsylvania and a J.D. from the New York University School of Law. He and his wife, Meredith Ballew, have one child; Charlotte.[2]

Committee assignments

2011-2012

Prior to leaving the New York State Assembly, he served on the following committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Bing served on the following committees:

Elections

2010

See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2010

Bing defeated Gregory Lundahl in the September 14 Democratic primary, but Lundahl secured the nomination of the Working Families Party. Bing defeated Paul Niehaus (R) and Gregory Lundahl (WF) in the general election on November 2.[3]

New York State Assembly, District 73 2010
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Jonathan Bing (D) 23,031
Paul Niehaus (R) 11,644
Gregory Lundahl (WF) 675

2008

On November 4, 2008, Bing won re-election to the New York State Assembly, District 73, defeating opponent David Casavis (R).

Bing raised $329,216 for his campaign while Casavis raised $620.[4]

New York State Assembly, District 73 2008
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Jonathan Bing (D) 37,628
David Casavis (R) 13,377

Campaign donors

2008

In 2008, a year in which Bing was up for re-election, he collected $329,216 in donations.[5]

The major contributors were:

Donor Amount
New York State Trial Lawyers $4,700
Aleander Casdin $3,800
New York State Association of Realtors $3,800
Charles Ledley $3,800

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Political offices
Preceded by
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New York Assembly - District 73
2003–2011
Succeeded by
Dan Quart