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Edward Braunstein

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Edward Braunstein
New York State Assembly District 26
In office
2011 - Present
Term ends
January 7, 2013
Years in position 4
Base salary$79,500/year
Per diem$61/half day and $171/full day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2010
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sState University of New York, Albany, 2003
J.D.New York Law School, 2008
Date of birth04/21/1981
Place of birthManhasset,NY
Office website
Edward Braunstein (b. April 21, 1981) is a Democratic member of the New York State Assembly. He has represented District 26 since 2011.

He previously worked for the New York State Assembly as a legislative assistant to Sheldon Silver. He took evening classes at New York Law School simultaneously and passed the state bar in February of 2009. He has also sat on Community Board 11 serving the Northeast Queens neighborhoods. He is a life long resident of Bayside.

Committee assignments


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



See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2012

Braunstein is running in the 2012 election for New York State Assembly District 26. He ran 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. Laura Whalen Nelson ran unopposed in the Republican primary. The general election takes place on November 6, 2012. [1]



See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2010

Braunstein defeated three opponents in the September 14 Democratic primary. He defeated Vincent Tabone (R) in the general election on November 2.[3]

New York State Assembly, District 26 2010
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Edward Braunstein (D) 15,264
Vincent Tabone (R) 11,043

Campaign donors


In 2010, Braunstein raised a total of $249,842 in campaign contributions.[4]

His five largest campaign contributors in 2010 were:

Donor Amount
New York State United Teachers $7,600
New York State Court Officers Association $7,600
New York State Trial Lawyers $7,600
Meara, Brian R $7,600


Braunstein is single.

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Preceded by
Ann-Margaret Carrozza
New York Assembly - District 26
Succeeded by