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|New York State Assembly District 5|
|2011 - Present|
|January 1, 2015|
|Years in position||4|
|Per diem||$171/full day; $61/half day|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|J.D.||Touro Law School|
|Date of birth||02/13/1958|
|Place of birth||Long Island, NY|
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.
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:
|New York Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Governmental Employees|
- 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.
|New York State Assembly, District 5, General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Alfred Graf Incumbent||58.8%||24,438|
|Democratic||Victor E. Salamone||41.2%||17,128|
- 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.
|New York State Assembly, District 5 2010|
|Alfred Graf (R)||17,810|
|Ken Mangan (D)||10,588|
|Ginny Fields (I,WF)||7,579|
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.
|Alfred Graf's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||New York State Assembly, District 5||$57,545|
|2010||New York State Assembly, District 5||$41,612|
|Grand Total Raised||$99,157|
2012Alfred 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|
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.
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- Profile from the New York State Assembly
- Profile from Open States
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign contributions: 2012, 2010
- State of New York, State Board of Elections, Candidate Petition List, retrieved August 15, 2012
- ABC News, "New York unofficial 2012 primary election results," accessed September 13, 2012
- New York Times, "NY state legislative election results," accessed February 11, 2014
- followthemoney.org, "Sharer, William" Accessed September 23, 2013
- 2010 campaign contributions
- Mitt Romney for President, "Mitt Romney Announces New York Assembly Endorsements," December 9, 2011
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