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==Biography==
 
==Biography==
Graf earned his Bachelor's degree in Elementary Education from SUNY Plattsburgh, and his J.D. from Touro Law School.  His professional experience includes becoming a police officer until an injury forced him to retire, working as an alternative education school teacher and an attorney at his own private firm, and serving two terms as the Town of Brighton Supervisor.  Graf served in the U.S. Navy where he became an Operations Specialist Third Class Petty Officer.  
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Graf earned his bachelor's degree in Elementary Education from SUNY Plattsburgh, and his J.D. from Touro Law School.  His professional experience includes becoming a police officer until an injury forced him to retire, working as an alternative education school teacher and an attorney at his own private firm, and serving two terms as the Town of Brighton Supervisor.  Graf served in the U.S. Navy where he became an Operations Specialist Third Class Petty Officer.
  
 
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:: ''See also: [[New York State Assembly elections, 2012]]''
 
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Graf ran in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[New York State Assembly elections, 2012|New York State Assembly]] District 5. He ran unopposed in the Republican primary on September 13, 2012. He also ran on the [[Conservative Party]] and [[Independence Party of New York State]] tickets. He defeated [[Victor E. Salamone]] in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012. <ref>[http://www.elections.ny.gov:8080/reports/rwservlet?cmdkey=whofiled ''State of New York, State Board of Elections'', Candidate Petition List, retrieved August 15, 2012.]</ref><ref>[http://abclocal.go.com/wabc/elections/local/results?g=nyAssembly&state=NY ''ABC News,'' "New York unofficial 2012 primary election results," accessed September 13, 2012]</ref>
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Graf ran in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[New York State Assembly elections, 2012|New York State Assembly]] District 5. He ran unopposed in the Republican primary on September 13, 2012. He also ran on the [[Conservative Party]] and [[Independence Party of New York State]] tickets. He defeated [[Victor E. Salamone]] in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://www.elections.ny.gov:8080/reports/rwservlet?cmdkey=whofiled ''State of New York, State Board of Elections'', Candidate Petition List, retrieved August 15, 2012.]</ref><ref>[http://abclocal.go.com/wabc/elections/local/results?g=nyAssembly&state=NY ''ABC News,'' "New York unofficial 2012 primary election results," accessed September 13, 2012]</ref>
  
 
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Graf was uncontested in the September 14 Republican primary. He faced [[Ken Mangan]] (D) and [[Ginny Fields]] (WF,I) in the general election on November 2. Mangan defeated incumbent [[Ginny Fields]] (IW) in the Democratic primary, but Fields also ran as a candidate of the [[Independence Party of New York State]] and the [[Working Families Party]]. In addition to Graf's slot on the Republican Party ticket, he was also listed as a candidate of the [[Conservative Party]]. Graf defeated both Mangan and Fields in the November 2nd general election.<ref>[http://elections.nytimes.com/2010/results/new-york/state-legislature New York Times NY state legislative election results]</ref>
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Graf was uncontested in the September 14 Republican primary. He faced [[Ken Mangan]] (D) and [[Ginny Fields]] (WF,I) in the general election on November 2. Mangan defeated incumbent [[Ginny Fields]] (IW) in the Democratic primary, but Fields also ran as a candidate of the [[Independence Party of New York State]] and the [[Working Families Party]]. In addition to Graf's slot on the Republican Party ticket, he was also listed as a candidate of the [[Conservative Party]]. Graf defeated both Mangan and Fields in the November 2nd general election.<ref>[http://elections.nytimes.com/2010/results/new-york/state-legislature ''New York Times,'' "NY state legislative election results," accessed February 11, 2014]</ref>
  
 
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*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=127796 Project Vote Smart biography]
 
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*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=127796 Project Vote Smart legislative profile]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=127796 Project Vote Smart legislative profile]
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Alfred Graf
AlfredGraf.jpg
New York State Assembly District 5
Incumbent
In office
2011 - Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$79,500/year
Per diem$171/full day; $61/half day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sSUNY Plattsburgh
J.D.Touro Law School
Military service
Service/branchU.S. Navy
Personal
Birthday02/13/1958
Place of birthLong Island, NY
ProfessionAttorney
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Alfred Graf (b. February 13, 1958) is a Republican member of the New York State Assembly, representing District 5. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Biography

Graf earned his bachelor's degree in Elementary Education from SUNY Plattsburgh, and his J.D. from Touro Law School. His professional experience includes becoming a police officer until an injury forced him to retire, working as an alternative education school teacher and an attorney at his own private firm, and serving two terms as the Town of Brighton Supervisor. Graf served in the U.S. Navy where he became an Operations Specialist Third Class Petty Officer.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

New York Committee Assignments, 2013
Aging
Codes
Education
Governmental Employees
Judiciary

2011-2012

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

Elections

2012

See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2012

Graf ran in the 2012 election for New York State Assembly District 5. He ran unopposed in the Republican primary on September 13, 2012. He also ran on the Conservative Party and Independence Party of New York State tickets. He defeated Victor E. Salamone in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[1][2]

New York State Assembly, District 5, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngAlfred Graf Incumbent 58.8% 24,438
     Democratic Victor E. Salamone 41.2% 17,128
Total Votes 41,566

2010

See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2010

Graf was uncontested in the September 14 Republican primary. He faced Ken Mangan (D) and Ginny Fields (WF,I) in the general election on November 2. Mangan defeated incumbent Ginny Fields (IW) in the Democratic primary, but Fields also ran as a candidate of the Independence Party of New York State and the Working Families Party. In addition to Graf's slot on the Republican Party ticket, he was also listed as a candidate of the Conservative Party. Graf defeated both Mangan and Fields in the November 2nd general election.[3]

New York State Assembly, District 5 2010
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Alfred Graf (R) 17,810
Ken Mangan (D) 10,588
Ginny Fields (I,WF) 7,579

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Alfred Graf is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Alfred Graf raised a total of $99,157 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 23, 2013.[4]

Alfred Graf's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 New York State Assembly, District 5 Won $57,545
2010 New York State Assembly, District 5 Won $41,612
Grand Total Raised $99,157

2012

Alfred Graf won re-election to the New York State Assembly in 2012. During that election cycle, Alfred Graf raised a total of $57,545.
New York State Assembly 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Alfred Graf's campaign in 2012
Suffolk County Police Benevolent Association$5,300
New York State Trial Lawyers$3,000
Manhattan Beer Distributors$3,000
Leisure Time Sportswear$2,467
Suffolk County Deputy Sheriffs Police Benevolent Association$2,225
Total Raised in 2012$57,545
Source:Follow the Money

2010

In 2010, Graf raised a total of $41,612 in campaign contributions.[5]

His four largest campaign contributors in 2010 were:

Donor Amount
Republican Assembly Campaign Cmte of New York $11,500
Ventrice, Joseph M $3,107
Suffolk County Detective Investigators Police Benevolent Association $1,200
Messina, Vincent J $1,000

Endorsements

Presidential preference

2012

See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

Alfred Graf endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [6]

Personal

Graf and his wife Mary have three children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Ginny Fields
New York Assembly District 5
2011–present
Succeeded by
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