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Crystal Peoples
Crystal Peoples.jpg
New York State Assembly District 141
In office
2003 - Present
Term ends
January 7, 2013
Years in position 12
Base salary$79,500/year
Per diem$61/half day and $171/full day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2002
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sBuffalo State College
Master'sBuffalo State College
Date of birth12/22/1951
Place of birthBuffalo, NY
Office website
Crystal Peoples (b. December 22, 1951) is a Democratic member of the New York State Assembly. She has represented District 141 since 2003. Peoples' political experiences include majority leader for the Erie County Legislature and Democratic Zone Leader, Zone 26.

Peoples' professional experiences include regional director for Citizen Action of New York; program coordinator for Saint Augustine Center; and job developer for Buffalo Urban League.

Peoples earned a BS in elementary education from Buffalo State College and a MS in student personnel administration also from Buffalo State College. She has one child; Rashaun Nicole King.[1]

Committee assignments


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Peoples has been appointed to the following committees:


In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Peoples served on the following committees:



See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2012

Peoples is running in the 2012 election for New York State Assembly District 141. She ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on September 13, 2012. She is also running on the Working Families Party ticket. Ricky Donovan, Sr. ran unopposed in the Republican primary; he is also running on the Independence Party of New York State ticket. The general election takes place on November 6, 2012. [2][3]


Peoples was unopposed in September 14 Democratic primary. She was also unopposed in the general election.[4]

New York State Assembly, District 141 2010
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Crystal Peoples (D) 22,611


On November 4, 2008 Peoples won re-election to the New York State Assembly, District 141. She ran unopposed.

Peoples raised $142,775 for her campaign.[5]

New York State Assembly, District 141 2008
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Crystal Peoples (D) 37,615

Campaign donors


In 2010, Peoples received $76,658 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[6]

New York State Assembly 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Crystal Peoples-Stokes's campaign in 2010
New York State United Teachers$4,340
E I Team Inc$3,175
Mcdonalds New York State$3,000
HLM Holding LLC$3,000
Total Raised in 2010 $76,658

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