Liz Krueger

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Liz Krueger
Liz Krueger.jpg
New York Senate District 28
Incumbent
In office
2003 - present
Term ends
January 1, 2013
Years in position 11
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$79,500/year
Per diem$171/full day; $61/half day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 5, 2002
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sNorthwestern University
Master'sUniversity of Chicago
Personal
BirthdayNovember 20, 1957
Place of birthRidgewood, NJ
ProfessionNon-profit
ReligionJewish
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Liz Krueger (b. November 20, 1957) is a Democratic member of the New York State Senate, representing District 28 since 2013. She previously represented District 26 from 2003 to 2013. Krueger was a candidate for the New York State Senate, District 26, in 2000. She is currently Chair of Minority Program Development.

Krueger is the Founding Director of the New York City Food Bank. She was a Researcher for the Children's Policy Research Project at the University of Chicago from 1980 to 1981. She was also Special Project Coordinator for the Greater Cleveland Community Food Bank from 1981 to 1983. From 1983 to 1986 she worked as a Consultant to the Board of Directors for Food for Survival. She then worked as an Associate Director for Community Food Resources Center from 1986 to 2000.

Krueger earned her BS in Social Policy/Human Development from Northwestern University in 1979. She went on to receive her MA in Public Policy from the University of Chicago in 1981.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Krueger served on the following committees:

New York Committee Assignments, 2013
Elections
Finance
Higher Education
Housing, Construction and Community Development
Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities
Rules

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Krueger served on these committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Krueger served on these committees:

Elections

2012

See also: New York State Senate elections, 2012

Krueger ran in the 2012 election for New York State Senate District 28. She ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on September 13, 2012. She also ran on the Working Families Party ticket. Krueger defeated David Paul Garland (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012. [1][2]

New York State Senate, District 28, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngLiz Krueger Incumbent 73.9% 83,327
     Republican David Paul Garland 26.1% 29,403
Total Votes 112,730

Endorsements

2010

See also: New York State Senate elections, 2010

Krueger ran in the 2010 election for New York State Senate District 26. She was unopposed in the September 14 Democratic primary. She defeated Saul Farber (R) in the general election.[4] She ran as a member of the Democratic and Working Families parties.

New York State Senate, General Election Results, District 26 (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Liz Krueger (D) 56,222
Saul Farber (R) 23,634

2008

On November 4, 2008 Liz Krueger won the election for New York State Senate, District 26 with 92,044 votes.

Krueger raised $380,310 for her campaign.[5]

New York State Senate, District 26 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Liz Krueger (D) 92,044
Timothy L. Brown (R) 30,648

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

Listed below are the largest contributors to Krueger's 2010 campaign.[6]

New York State Senate 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Liz Krueger's campaign in 2010
Harvey & C Krueger$51,790
New York State United Teachers$15,500
New York State AFL-CIO$14,500
1199 SEIU United Healthcare Workers East$11,600
Wilf, Orin & L S$9,500
Total Raised in 2010 $576,143

2008

Listed below are the five largest contributors to Liz Krueger's 2008 campaign.

Donor Amount
Harvey M. Krueger $25,000
George Lowy $9,500
New York State Trial Lawyers $9,500
Cynthia Wainwright $5,000
Josephine Chaus $5,000

Personal

Krueger has a husband, John Seley.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Jose M. Serrano (D)
New York Senate District 28
2013–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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New York Senate District 26
2003–2013
Succeeded by
Daniel Squadron (D)