|New York State Assembly District 24|
|2010 - Present|
|January 1, 2015|
|Years in position||4|
|Per diem||$172/full day; $61/half day|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||February 2010|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Bachelor's||State University of New York-Albany|
|Place of birth||Queens, NY|
Weprin earned his B.A. in Political Science from the State University of New York-Albany and his J.D. from Hofstra University. His professional experience includes serving as a council member on the New York City Council from 2001-2010, working in financial services, serving as the deputy superintendent of Banks, and working as the secretary of the Banking Board for New York State.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Weprin served on the following committees:
|New York Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Election Law|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Weprin served on the following committees:
|New York Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Election Law|
|• Governmental Employees|
- 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.
|New York State Assembly, District 24, General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||David Weprin Incumbent||100%||26,357|
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. Weprin was defeated by Bob Turner in the special election on September 13, 2011. Turner received 54% to Weprin's 46%. 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.
- See also: New York State Assembly elections, 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. 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. In addition to running on the Democratic ticket, Weprin ran on the Working Familes ticket.
|New York State Assembly, District 24 2010|
|David Weprin (D)||17,817|
|Timothy Furey (R)||5,567|
|Robert Friedrich (C)||2,145|
Comprehensive donor information for David Weprin is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, David Weprin raised a total of $396,165 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 24, 2013.
|David Weprin's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||New York State Assembly, District 24||$186,071|
|2010||New York State Assembly, District 24||$210,094|
|Grand Total Raised||$396,165|
2012David Weprin won re-election to the New York State Assembly in 2012. During that election cycle, David Weprin raised a total of $186,071.
|New York State Assembly 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to David Weprin's campaign in 2012|
|New York State United Teachers||$5,800|
|Eisenhofer, Jay W||$4,100|
|Total Raised in 2012||$186,071|
|Source:Follow the Money|
In 2010, Weprin received $210,094 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.
|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|
|Total Raised in 2010||$210,094|
In 2012, Weprin’s endorsements included the following:
Weprin and his wife, Ronni, have five children.
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- Profile from the New York State Assembly
- Profile from Open States
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign contributions: 2012, 2010
- Project Vote Smart - Rep. Weprin
- State of New York, State Board of Elections, Candidate Petition List, retrieved August 15, 2012
- ABC News, "New York unofficial 2012 primary election results," accessed September 13, 2012
- USA Today, Dems pick N.Y. assemblyman to run for Weiner's seat, July 7, 2011
- New York Daily News, "Don't blame Obama as Dem David Weprin fumbles away shot at Anthony Weiner seat," September 14, 2011
- Associated Press, "U.S. House District 9 results, September 13, 2011
- NY 1, "Queens Special Election Enters Final Stretch," February 8, 2010
- New York Times, "NY state legislative election results," accessed February 11, 2014
- followthemoney.org, "Weprin, David" Accessed September 24, 2013
- Follow the Money, "2010 contributions," accessed December 23, 2013
- New York Daily News, "32BJ/SEIU Endorses For State Senate, Assembly," August 1, 2012
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