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Alfred Graf
New York State Assembly District 5
In office
2011 - Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 4
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
Bachelor'sSUNY Plattsburgh
J.D.Touro Law School
Military service
Service/branchU.S. Navy
Date of birth02/13/1958
Place of birthLong Island, NY
Office website
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.


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


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

New York Committee Assignments, 2013
Governmental Employees


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



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


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


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.


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


Presidential preference


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

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


Graf and his wife Mary have three children.

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Preceded by
Ginny Fields
New York Assembly District 5
Succeeded by