Harvey Weisenberg

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Harvey Weisenberg
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New York State Assembly District 20
Incumbent
In office
1989 - Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 25
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$79,500/year
Per diem$61/half day and $171/full day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected1988
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sNew York University, 1958
Master'sHofstra University, 1962
Personal
Birthday12/31/1933
Place of birthBronx, NY
ReligionJewish
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Harvey Weisenberg (b. December 31, 1933) is a Democratic member of the New York State Assembly, representing District 20 since 1989 and currently serving 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 served on the following committees:

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2012

Weisenberg ran in the 2012 election for New York State Assembly District 20. 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 defeated David J. Sussman in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

New York State Assembly, District 20, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngHarvey Weisenberg Incumbent 56% 21,730
     Republican David J. Sussman 44% 17,091
Total Votes 38,821

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.[4] 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.[5]

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

2010

In 2010, Weisenberg received $149,153 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[6]

New York State Assembly 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Harvey Weisenberg's campaign in 2010
Mack, David S$11,400
Mack, Sondra$11,400
New York State United Teachers$7,600
Fire Marshall Benevolent Association Of Nassau County$4,300
Damato, Alfonse M$3,000
Total Raised in 2010 $149,153

2008

In 2008, a year in which Weisenberg was up for re-election, he collected $129,131 in donations.[7]

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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New York Assembly District 20
1989–present
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