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'''David Weprin''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[New York State Assembly]], representing District 24.  Weprin won a special election on February 9, 2010 to replace his brother [[Mark Weprin|Mark]], who resigned after winning David's previously held seat on the New York City Council.<ref>[http://www.ny1.com/8-queens-news-content/top_stories/113366/queens-special-election-enters-final-stretch ''NY 1,'' "Queens Special Election Enters Final Stretch," February 8, 2010]</ref>   
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|Name = David Weprin
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|Position = New York State Assembly District 24
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}}{{tnr}}'''David I. Weprin''' (b. May 2, 1956) is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[New York State Assembly]], representing District 24 since winning a special election on February 9, 2010 to replace his brother [[Mark Weprin|Mark]], who resigned after winning David's previously held seat on the New York City Council.<ref>[http://www.ny1.com/8-queens-news-content/top_stories/113366/queens-special-election-enters-final-stretch ''NY 1,'' "Queens Special Election Enters Final Stretch," February 8, 2010]</ref>   
  
David received 62% of the vote, defeating Bob Friedrich.  He will face re-election in November 2010.<ref>[http://www.ny1.com/1-all-boroughs-news-content/top_stories/113400/weprin-wins-special-election-in-queens ''NY 1,'' "Weprin Wins Special Election In Queens," February 9, 2010]</ref>
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David received 62% of the vote, defeating Bob Friedrich.  He faced re-election in November 2010.<ref>[http://www.ny1.com/1-all-boroughs-news-content/top_stories/113400/weprin-wins-special-election-in-queens ''NY 1,'' "Weprin Wins Special Election In Queens," February 9, 2010]</ref>
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Weprin was a councilmember on the New York City Council from 2001-2010.  His professional experiences include financial services; deputy superintendent of Banks; and secretary of the Banking Board for New York State.
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Weprin earned a BA in political science from the State University of New York-Albany and a JD from Hofstra University.  He and his wife, Ronni, have five children.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=80379 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Weprin]</ref>
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==Committee assignments==
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===2013-2014===
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At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Weprin served on the following committees:
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{{Committee Assignments
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|State = New York
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|year = 2013
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|Chamber = State Assembly
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|Committee1 = Banks
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|Committee2 = Cities
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|Committee3 = Codes
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|Committee4 = Election Law
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|Committee5 = Insurance
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|Committee6 = Judiciary
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}}
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===2011-2012===
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Weprin served on the following committees:
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|State = New York
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|year = 2011
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|Chamber = State Assembly
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|Committee1 = Banks
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|Committee2 = Cities
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|Committee3 = Election Law
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|Committee4 = Governmental Employees
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|Committee5 = Insurance
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|Committee6 = Judiciary
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}}
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==Elections==
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===2012===
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:: ''See also: [[New York State Assembly elections, 2012]]''
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David Weprin ran in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[New York State Assembly elections, 2012|New York State Assembly]] District 24. He 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 was unchallenged in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://www.elections.ny.gov:8080/reports/rwservlet?cmdkey=whofiled ''State of New York, State Board of Elections'', Candidate Petition List, retrieved August 15, 2012.]</ref><ref>[http://abclocal.go.com/wabc/elections/local/results?g=nyAssembly&state=NY ''ABC News,'' "New York unofficial 2012 primary election results," accessed September 13, 2012]</ref>
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====Endorsements====
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*32BJ/SEIU<ref>[http://www.nydailynews.com/blogs/dailypolitics/2012/08/32bjseiu-endorses-for-state-senate-assembly ''New York Daily News,'' "32BJ/SEIU Endorses For State Senate, Assembly," August 1, 2012]</ref>
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===2011===
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On July 7, Democrats chose Weprin as the Party's nominee to run in the special election set to fill Anthony Weiner's 9th District seat in Congress.<ref name=today>[http://content.usatoday.com/communities/onpolitics/post/2011/07/anthony-weiner-david-weprin-democratic-nominee-/1?csp=34news ''USA Today,'' Dems pick N.Y. assemblyman to run for Weiner's seat, July 7, 2011]</ref> Weprin was defeated by Bob Turner in the special election on September 13, 2011.<ref>[http://www.nydailynews.com/news/politics/2011/09/14/2011-09-14_only_in_ny__the_guy_in_the_twit_pix_isnt_the_car_wreck.html?r=news/politics ''New York Daily News'' "Don't blame Obama as Dem David Weprin fumbles away shot at Anthony Weiner seat," September 14, 2011]</ref> Turner received 54% to Weprin's 46%.<ref>[http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/files/elections/2011/by_county/NY_US_House_0913.html?SITE=AP&SECTION=POLITICS ''Associated Press'' "U.S. House District 9 results, September 13, 2011]</ref>
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Currently, the 9th Congressional District includes Brooklyn and Queens; however, the district is in danger. Due to population losses, [[Redistricting in New York|redistricting]] may eliminate the 9th district and two congressional seats. <ref name=today/>
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===2010===
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:: ''See also: [[New York State Assembly elections, 2010]]''
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Weprin defeated [[Robert Friedrich]] in the September 14 Democratic primary, but Friedrich secured a place on the [[Conservative Party]] ticket. Weprin defeated Friedrich (C) and [[Timothy Furey]] (R) in the general election on November 2.<ref>[http://elections.nytimes.com/2010/results/new-york/state-legislature New York Times NY state legislative election results]</ref> In addition to running on the Democratic ticket, Weprin ran on the [[Working Families Party|Working Familes]] ticket.
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|-
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| colspan="2" | {{won}} '''David Weprin (D)'''
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| align="right" | '''17,817'''
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| colspan="2" | Timothy Furey (R)
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| align="right" | 5,567
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| colspan="2" | Robert Friedrich (C)
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| align="right" | 2,145
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==Campaign donors==
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===2012===
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{{State leg donor}}
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===2010===
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In 2010, Weprin received $210,094 in campaign donations.  The top contributors are listed below.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/grid.phtml?s=NY&y=2010&#fC Follow the Money - 2010 contributions]</ref>
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{{slp donor box 2010
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|Chamber = New York State Assembly
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = $210,094
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|org1 = Meara, Brian R
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|org2 = Nagle The Building Inc
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|org3 = Bayme, Lloyd G
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|org4 = Winner Properties LP
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|org5 = Kang, Michael
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|orgdonor1 = $11,361
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|orgdonor2 = $5,000
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|orgdonor3 = $4,000
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|orgdonor4 = $3,800
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|orgdonor5 = $3,800
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==External links==
 
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*[http://www.davidweprin2009.com/ David Weprin for Assembly - official campaign site]
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*[http://www.davidweprin2009.com/ David Weprin's official campaign websiteS]
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*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=80379 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
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*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=80379 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
  
 
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Revision as of 19:15, 26 June 2013

David Weprin
DavidWeprin.jpg
New York State Assembly District 24
Incumbent
In office
2010 - Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 4
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$79,500/year
Per diem$171/full day; $61/half day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedFebruary 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sState University of New York-Albany
J.D.Hofstra University
Personal
Birthday05/02/1956
Place of birthQueens, NY
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
David I. Weprin (b. May 2, 1956) is a Democratic member of the New York State Assembly, representing District 24 since winning a special election on February 9, 2010 to replace his brother Mark, who resigned after winning David's previously held seat on the New York City Council.[1]

David received 62% of the vote, defeating Bob Friedrich. He faced re-election in November 2010.[2]

Weprin was a councilmember on the New York City Council from 2001-2010. His professional experiences include financial services; deputy superintendent of Banks; and secretary of the Banking Board for New York State.

Weprin earned a BA in political science from the State University of New York-Albany and a JD from Hofstra University. He and his wife, Ronni, have five children.[3]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

New York Committee Assignments, 2013
Banks
Cities
Codes
Election Law
Insurance
Judiciary

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Weprin served on the following committees:

Elections

2012

See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2012

David Weprin ran in the 2012 election for New York State Assembly District 24. He 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 was unchallenged in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[4][5]

New York State Assembly, District 24, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDavid Weprin Incumbent 100% 26,357
Total Votes 26,357

Endorsements

2011

On July 7, Democrats chose Weprin as the Party's nominee to run in the special election set to fill Anthony Weiner's 9th District seat in Congress.[7] Weprin was defeated by Bob Turner in the special election on September 13, 2011.[8] Turner received 54% to Weprin's 46%.[9]

Currently, the 9th Congressional District includes Brooklyn and Queens; however, the district is in danger. Due to population losses, redistricting may eliminate the 9th district and two congressional seats. [7]

2010

See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2010

Weprin defeated Robert Friedrich in the September 14 Democratic primary, but Friedrich secured a place on the Conservative Party ticket. Weprin defeated Friedrich (C) and Timothy Furey (R) in the general election on November 2.[10] In addition to running on the Democratic ticket, Weprin ran on the Working Familes ticket.

New York State Assembly, District 24 2010
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png David Weprin (D) 17,817
Timothy Furey (R) 5,567
Robert Friedrich (C) 2,145

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, Weprin received $210,094 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[11]

New York State Assembly 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to David Weprin's campaign in 2010
Meara, Brian R$11,361
Nagle The Building Inc$5,000
Bayme, Lloyd G$4,000
Winner Properties LP$3,800
Kang, Michael$3,800
Total Raised in 2010 $210,094

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Political offices
Preceded by
Mark Weprin
New York Assembly District 24
February 2010-present
Succeeded by
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