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|New York State Assembly District 5|
|2011 - Present|
|January 7, 2013|
|Years in position||3|
|Per diem||$61/half day and $171/full day|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 2, 2010|
|Next general||November 6, 2012|
After high school, Graf joined the U.S. Navy where he became an Operations Specialist Third Class Petty Officer. After his service in the Navy, Graf became a police officer until an injury forced him to retire. Since then, he has been an alternative education school teacher and an attorney at his own private firm. His civil service career includes sitting on the Holbrook Chamber of Commerce and two terms as the Town of Brighton Supervisor.
Graf earned his bachelor's degree in Elementary Education from SUNY Plattsburgh and his J.D. from Touro Law School.
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Graf has been appointed to the following committees:
- Aging Committee, New York State Assembly
- Codes Committee, New York State Assembly
- Education Committee, New York State Assembly
- Governmental Employees Committee, New York State Assembly
- Judiciary Committee, New York State Assembly
- 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 is 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.
|New York State Assembly, District 5 2010|
|Alfred Graf (R)||17,810|
|Ken Mangan (D)||10,588|
|Ginny Fields (I,WF)||7,579|
In 2010, Graf raised a total of $41,612 in campaign contributions.
His four largest campaign contributors in 2010 were:
|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|
Graf and his wife Mary have three children.
- House website
- Project Vote Smart biography
- Project Vote Smart legislative profile
- Campaign contributions: 2010
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