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Dov Hikind
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New York State Assembly District 48
In office
1983 - Present
Term ends
January 7, 2013
Years in position 32
Base salary$79,500/year
Per diem$61/half day and $171/full day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected1982
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sQueens College
Master'sBrooklyn College
Date of birth06/30/1950
Place of birthNew York
Office website
Dov Hikind (b. June 30, 1950) is a Democratic member of the New York State Assembly. He has represented District 48 since 1983. Hikind serves as the Majority Whip.

Hikind graduated from the City University of New York; earned a BA from Queens College; and a Master's in Urban Studies from Brooklyn College. He and his wife, Shoshana, have three children; Deena, Yoni, and Shmuel.[1]

Committee assignments


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See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2010

Hikind ran unopposed in the September 14 Democratic primary. He defeated Brian Doherty (R) in the general election on November 2.[2]

New York State Assembly, District 48 2010
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Dov Hikind (D) 9,713
Brian Doherty (R) 5,214


On November 4, 2008 Hikind won re-election to the New York State Assembly, District 48, defeating opponent Herbert Ryan (Conservative).

Hikind raised $384,300 for his campaign while Ryan raised $0.[3]

New York State Assembly, District 48 2008
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Dov Hikind (D) 8,397
Herbert Ryan (Conservative) 1,139

Campaign donors


In 2010, Hikind received $229,810 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[4]

New York State Assembly 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Dov Hikind's campaign in 2010
Fried, Bert$3,800
Novick, Steven$3,800
Lew, Mark$3,600
125 East 31St Street Realty$3,600
Berkovitch, Alexander$3,600
Total Raised in 2010 $229,810


In 2008, a year in which Hikind was up for election, he collected $384,300 in donations.[5]

The major contributors were:

Donor Amount
Jerry Silva $7,500
Delta Enterprise Corp $5,000
Parents & Children PAC $3,800
Andrew Kohen $3,800
Susan Kohen $3,800
Jerry Silva $3,800

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Political offices
Preceded by
New York Assembly - District 48
Succeeded by