Jeffrey Dinowitz

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Jeffrey Dinowitz
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New York State Assembly District 81
In office
1994 - Present
Term ends
January 7, 2013
Years in position 21
Base salary$79,500/year
Per diem$61/half day and $171/full day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First electedFebruary 1994
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sCity University of New York, 1975
J.D.Brooklyn Law School, 1979
Date of birth12/03/1954
Place of birthBronx, NY
Office website
Jeffrey Dinowitz (b. December 3, 1954) is a Democratic member of the New York State Assembly. He has represented District 81 since February 1994 when he won a special election. Dinowitz's other political experiences include delegate to the Democratic National Convention; district leader of the Bronx Democratic Party; member of Bronx area Policy Board #7; committeeman for Democratic State Committee; delegate to the Democratic Judicial Convention; and member of District Council 37.

Dinowitz's professional experiences include administrative law judge for the State of New York; an employee of New York State Department of Motor Vehicles; attorney for New York City Comptroller's office; and assistant counsel for New York State Assembly.

Dinowitz earned a BA from Herbert Lehman College, City University of New York and a JD from Brooklyn Law School. He and his wife, Sylvia Gottlieb, have two children; Kara and Eric.[1]

Committee assignments


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


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



See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2012

Dinowitz is running in the 2012 election for New York State Assembly District 81. He is running unopposed in the Democratic primary on September 13, 2012. He is also running on the Working Families Party ticket. Judith Kunz is running unopposed in the Conservative Party primary. No candidates filed to run in the Republican primary. The general election takes place on November 6, 2012. [2]



See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2010

Dinowitz ran unopposed in the September 14 Democratic primary. He defeated Joseph McLaughlin (R) in the general election on November 2. In addition to running on the Democratic ticket, he ran on the Working Familes ticket.[4]

New York State Assembly, District 81 2010
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Jeffrey Dinowitz (D) 16,660
Joseph McLaughlin (R) 4,915


On November 4, 2008 Dinowitz won re-election to the New York State Assembly, District 81, defeating opponent Jeffrey Klapper (C).

Dinowitz raised $75,533 for his campaign while Klapper raised $0.[5]

New York State Assembly, District 81 2008
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Jeffrey Dinowitz (D) 28,702
Jeffrey Klapper (C) 1,271

Campaign donors


In 2010, Dinowitz received $86,082 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[6]


In the 2008 election, Dinowitz raised a total of $75,533.[7]

His five largest contributors in 2008 were:

Donor Amount
New York State Trial Lawyers $4,800
1199 SEIU United Healthcare Workers East $3,800
Katsikoumbas, Christina $2,500
Katsikoumbas, Dimitrios $2,000
New York Coalition Quality Assisted Living/NYCQAL $2,000
New York State Funeral Directors Association $2,000

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New York Assembly - District 81
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