David Buchwald

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David Buchwald
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New York State Assembly District 93
In office
January 1, 2013 - Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 2
Base salary$79,500/year
Per diem$171/full day; $61/half day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sYale University
Master'sHarvard University
J.D.Harvard Law School
Office website
Campaign website
David Buchwald is a Democratic member of the New York State Assembly, representing District 93. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.


Buchwald earned his B.S. in Physics from Yale University, his M.P.P. in Public Policy from Harvard University and his J.D. from Harvard Law School. His professional experience includes working as an attorney at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP, and as a former intern to Congresswoman Nita Lowey.[1]

Committee assignments


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

New York Committee Assignments, 2013
Consumer Affairs and Protection
Election Law
Governmental Operations
Local Governments


Campaign themes


Buchwald seeks to "create good middle-class jobs here in Westchester, lower our taxes, fight for our values and partner with Governor Cuomo to make Albany work for us."[2]



See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2012

Buchwald ran in the 2012 election for New York State Assembly District 93. He ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on September 13, 2012. He also ran on the Working Families Party and Independence Party of New York State tickets. He defeated district 89 incumbent Bob Castelli in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[3][4]

New York State Assembly, District 93, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDavid Buchwald Incumbent 54.4% 29,394
     Republican Robert Castelli 45.6% 24,609
Total Votes 54,003

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Preceded by
Shelley Mayer (D)
New York Assembly District 93
Succeeded by