David Weprin

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David Weprin
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New York State Assembly District 24
Incumbent
In office
2010 - Present
Term ends
January 7, 2013
Years in position 4
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$79,500/year
Per diem$61/half day and $171/full day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First electedFebruary 2010
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
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 Weprin (b. May 2, 1956) is a Democratic member of the New York State Assembly. He has represented District 24 since 2010. Weprin won 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

2011-2012

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

Elections

2012

See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2012

David Weprin is running in the 2012 election for New York State Assembly District 24. He is running against unopposed in the Democratic primary on September 13, 2012. He is also running on the Working Families Party and Independence Party of New York State tickets. No candidates filed to run in the Republican primary. The general election takes place on November 6, 2012. [4][5]

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

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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