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Herman Farrell
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New York State Assembly District 71
In office
1975 - Present
Term ends
January 7, 2013
Years in position 40
Base salary$79,500/year
Per diem$61/half day and $171/full day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected1974
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Office website
Herman Farrell (b. February 4, 1932) is a Democratic member of the New York State Assembly. He has represented District 71 since 1975. Farrell has been the county leader for the New York County Democratic Committee since 1981 and the Democratic District Leader since 1973. His other political experiences include elector for Electoral College; committeeman and vice-chair of the New York State Democratic Party.

Farrell's professional experiences include confidential aide to the State Supreme Court Justice; assistant office director for Mayor John Lindsay, Washington Heights; and instructor for New School for Social Research on Banking. He has three children; Monique, Herman, and Sophia.[1]

Committee assignments


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


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



See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2010

Farrell defeated Ariel Ferreira in the September 14 Democratic primary. He defeated Glenda Allen (R) in the general election on November 2.[2]

New York State Assembly, District 71 2010
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Herman Farrell (D) 19,627
Glenda Allen (R) 2,032


On November 4, 2008 Farrell won re-election to the New York State Assembly, District 71, defeating opponent Kenneth Britton (R).

Farrell raised $222,247 for his campaign while Britton raised $0.[3]

New York State Assembly, District 71 2008
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Herman Farrell (D) 33,824
Kenneth Britton (R) 2,646

Campaign donors


In 2008, a year in which Farrell was up for election, he collected $222,247 in donations.[4]

The major contributors were:

Donor Amount
Farrell 2002 $20,000
New York State Democratic Party $10,000
1199 SEIU United Health care Workers East $6,800
New York STate AFL-CIO $4,500

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Political offices
Preceded by
New York Assembly - District 71
Succeeded by