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Richard Brodsky
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New York State Assembly District 92
Former representative
In office
1983-2010
PartyDemocratic
Education
Bachelor'sBrandeis University
J.D.Harvard Law School
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Richard Brodsky (b. May 4, 1946) was a Democratic member of the New York State Assembly. He represented District 92 from 1983-2010. Brodsky's political experience also includes being a member of Westchester County Board of Legislators. On May 22, 2010, he announced his candidacy for the statewide office of attorney general, the seat vacated by Democrat Andrew Cuomo, who ran for governor in November.[1]

Biography

Brodsky's professional experiences include being an adjunct professor in entertainment and municipal law for Saint John's University; adjunct professor in advanced constitutional law for Pace University; and an attorney.

Education

  • B.A. from Brandeis University
  • J.D. from Harvard Law school

Elections

2010

Brodsky did not run for re-election to the New York State Assembly in 2010. Instead, he ran unsuccessfully for Attorney General.

2010 Race for Attorney General - Democratic Primary[2]
Party Candidate Vote Percentage
     Democratic Party Approveda Eric Schneiderman 34.4%
     Democratic Party Kathleen M. Rice 31.9%
     Democratic Party Sean Coffey 16.4%
     Democratic Party Richard Brodsky 9.9%
     Democratic Party Eric Dinallo 7.4%
Total Votes 661,296

2008

On November 4, 2008, Brodsky won re-election to the New York State Assembly, District 92. He ran unopposed.

Brodsky raised $187,685 for his campaign.[3]

New York State Assembly, District 92 2008
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Richard Brodsky (D) 41,624

Committee assignments

Controversies

Truancy

Voting records from the state assembly show that in the run up to his campaign for state attorney general Brodsky "missed three out of every 10 session days for a total of 24 absences, making him the sixth-most truant member in the 150-seat Assembly."[4]

Personal

  • Brodsky and his wife, Paige Massman, have two children; Emily and Julianne.[5]

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Preceded by
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New York Assembly - District 92
1983–present
Succeeded by
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