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Wright earned his MA from Tufts University and JD from Rutgers University.  He and his wife, Susan Gayles, have two children; Jared and Jordan.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=4415 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Wright]</ref>
 
Wright earned his MA from Tufts University and JD from Rutgers University.  He and his wife, Susan Gayles, have two children; Jared and Jordan.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=4415 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Wright]</ref>
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==Committee assignments==
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===2011-2012===
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Wright has been appointed to the following committees:
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* [[Codes Committee, New York State Assembly]]
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* [[Correction Committee, New York State Assembly]]
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* [[Housing Committee, New York State Assembly]]
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* [[Labor Committee, New York State Assembly]], Chair
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* [[Ways and Means Committee, New York State Assembly]]
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===2009-2010===
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In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Wright served on the following committees:
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* [[Codes Committee, New York Assembly]]
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* [[Correction Committee, New York Assembly]]
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* [[Housing Committee, New York Assembly]]
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* [[Social Services Committee, New York Assembly]]
  
 
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==Committee assignments==
 
* [[Codes Committee, New York Assembly]]
 
* [[Correction Committee, New York Assembly]]
 
* [[Housing Committee, New York Assembly]]
 
* [[Social Services Committee, New York Assembly]]
 
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==

Revision as of 17:56, 17 May 2011

Keith Wright
New York State Assembly District 70
Incumbent
Assumed office
1993
Current term ends
January 1, 2013
Political party Democratic
Profession Attorney
Website House site
Keith Wright (b. January 3, 1955) is a Democratic member of the New York State Assembly. He has represented District 70 since 1993. Wright has been the assistant majority whip for New York State Assembly since 1998.

Wright's professional experiences include staff for New York City Transit Authority; director of the Uptown Office for Manhattan Borough President David Dinkins; staff to the City's Human Resources Administrations; and human resources administration, special assistant general counsel.

Wright earned his MA from Tufts University and JD from Rutgers University. He and his wife, Susan Gayles, have two children; Jared and Jordan.[1]

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2010

See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2010

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

New York State Assembly, District 70 2010
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Keith Wright (D) 22,001
Dexter Davis (R) 924

2008

On November 4, 2008 Wright won re-election to the New York State Assembly, District 70, defeating opponent Rueben Riley (R).

Wright raised $83,823 for his campaign while Riley raised $0.[3]

New York State Assembly, District 70 2008
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Keith Wright (D) 37,130
Rueben Riley (R) 1,076

Campaign donors

2008

In 2008, a year in which Wright was up for re-election, he collected $83,823 in donations.[4]

The major contributors were:

Donor Amount
Galaxy Builders LLC $5,000
Zog Sports LLC $4,000
1199 SEIU United Health care Workers East $3,800
RP Stellar Riverton LLC $3,500

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New York Assembly - District 70
1993–present
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