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Daniel Burling
New York State Assembly District 147
In office
1999 - Present
Term ends
January 7, 2013
Years in position 16
Base salary$79,500/year
Per diem$61/half day and $171/full day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected1998
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Associate'sHerkimer County Community College, 1977
Bachelor'sUniversity of Buffalo School of Pharmacy, 1980
Date of birth01/11/1947
Place of birthBatavia, NY
ProfessionPresident/Owner, Burling Drug of Corfu, Inc
Office website
Daniel Burling (b. January 11, 1947) is a Republican member of the New York State Assembly. He has represented District 147 since 1999. Burling is a Deputy Minority Whip for the New York State Assembly. His other political experiences include former vice chair of the Assembly Minority Conference and a legislator for Genesee County Legislature.

Burling is a lieutenant colonel and assistant director of government affairs for the New York Guard. He is also president and owner of Burling Drug of Corfu, Incorporated. Burling's professional experiences include president and owner of Burling Drug Incorporated of Attica; captain in the United States Army Reserves; owner and operator of Medicine Man Charters; supervising pharmacist and manager of Wyoming Rexall Drug; staff pharmacist for Alberty Drug; pharmacy intern and staff pharmacist at Genesee Memorial Hospital; consultant pharmacist for Genesee County Nursing Home; project site supervisor and engineer for System Research Labs; mechanic and fixed base operator at Nellis Airport; and a Sergeant E-5 in the United States Marine Corps, Vietnam.

Burling graduated from Empire State Military Academy; attended Riverside School of Aeronautics; earned an AS from Herkimer County Community College; and a BS from University of Buffalo School of Pharmacy. He and his wife, Jean, have two children; Mary and David.[1]

Committee assignments


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


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


Presidential preference


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

Daniel Burling endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [2]



Burling was unopposed in the September 14 Democratic primary. He was also unopposed in the November 2 general election.[3]

New York State Assembly, District 147 2010
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Daniel Burling (R) 28,743


On November 4, 2008 Burling won re-election to the New York State Assembly, District 147, defeating opponents Philip Jones (D) and Wayne Bieger (WF).

Burling raised $60,770 for his campaign while Jones raised $3,625 and Bieger raised $0.[4]

New York State Assembly, District 147 2008
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Daniel Burling (R) 30,953
Philip Jones (D) 12,238
Wayne Bieger (WF) 949

Campaign donors


In 2010, Burling received $49,449 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[5]

New York State Assembly 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Daniel Burling's campaign in 2010
Wyoming County Republican Cmte$2,000
Livingston County Republican Cmte$2,000
Otoole, Daniel J$1,500
Moore, Gary D$1,500
Pharmacists Society Of The State Of New York$1,500
Total Raised in 2010 $49,449

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New York Assembly - District 147
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