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Revision as of 15:12, 20 July 2011

Harvey Weisenberg
New York State Assembly District 20
Incumbent
Assumed office
1989
Current term ends
January 1, 2013
Political party Democratic
Profession Legislator
Website House site
Harvey Weisenberg (b. December 31, 1933) is a Democratic member of the New York State Assembly. He has represented District 20 since 1989 and currently serves as Assistant Speaker Pro Tempore. Weisenberg's political experience includes deputy majority whip for the New York State Assembly; as well as president and member of Long Beach City Council.

Weisenberg's professional experiences include school administrator and teacher for East Meadow Schools, and a police officer for the City of Long Beach.

Weisenberg attended Niagara University; and earned a BS from New York University, MS from Hofstra University, and PDA from Long Island University Charles William Post Campus. He and his wife, Ellen, have five children; Julie, Russell, Gregg, Vicki, and Ricky.[1]

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Weisenberg served on the following committees:

Elections

2010

See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2010

Weisenberg defeated Jeffrey Toback in the September 14 Democratic primary. He defeated Joshua Wanderer (R) in the general election on November 2.[2] In addition to running on the Democratic ticket, he was also listed as a candidate of the Independence Party of New York State, and Working Families Party.

New York State Assembly, District 20 2010
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Harvey Weisenberg (D) 20,029
Joshua Wanderer (R) 17,902

2008

On November 4, 2008 Weisenberg won re-election to the New York State Assembly, District 20, defeating opponent Michael McGinty (R).

Weisenberg raised $129,131 for his campaign while McGinty raised $1,200.[3]

New York State Assembly, District 20 2008
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Harvey Weisenberg (D) 34,803
Michael Mcginty (R) 17,435

Campaign donors

In 2008, a year in which Weisenberg was up for re-election, he collected $129,131 in donations.[4]

Donor Amount
David Mack $3,500
New York State Laborers $3,200
New York State United Teachers $2,960
Fire Marshall Benevolent Association of Nassau County $2,880

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Political offices
Preceded by
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New York Assembly - District 20
1989–present
Succeeded by
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