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Edward Braunstein

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Edward Braunstein
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New York State Assembly District 26
Incumbent
In office
2011 - Present
Term ends
January 7, 2013
Years in position 3
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
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
Education
Bachelor'sState University of New York, Albany, 2003
J.D.New York Law School, 2008
Personal
Birthday04/21/1981
Place of birthManhasset,NY
ReligionCatholic
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
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

2011-2012

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

Elections

2012

See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2012

Braunstein ran in the 2012 election for New York State Assembly District 26. He ran 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.[1][2]

Endorsements

2010

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.[4]

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

2010

In 2010, Braunstein raised a total of $249,842 in campaign contributions.[5]

His five largest campaign contributors in 2010 were:

Donor Amount
SPEAKERPAC $7,600
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

Personal

Braunstein is single.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Ann-Margaret Carrozza
New York Assembly - District 26
2011–present
Succeeded by
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