Micah Kellner

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Micah Kellner
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New York State Assembly District 76
Incumbent
In office
2007 - Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 7
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$79,500/year
Per diem$171/full day; $61/half day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedJune 2007
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
New York State Assembly District 65
2007-2013
Education
Bachelor'sNew York University
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Micah Kellner is a Democratic member of the New York State Assembly, representing District 76. He was first elected to the chamber in a special election in June 2007.

He previously represented District 65 in the New York State Assembly from June 2007 to 2013.

Biography

Kellner earned his B.A. from New York University.[1] His professional experience includes working as an aide to New York City Comptroller William Thompson, as an aide to United States Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney, and as an aide to United States Senator Chuck Schumer.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

New York Committee Assignments, 2013
Libraries and Education Technology, Chair
Banks
Cities
Consumer Affairs and Protection
Racing and Wagering

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Kellner served on the following committees:

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2012

Kellner ran in the 2012 election for New York State Assembly District 76. He ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on September 13, 2012. He also ran on the Working Families Party ticket. He defeated Michael K. Zumbluskas in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012. [2][3]

New York State Assembly, District 76, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMicah Kellner Incumbent 74.7% 33,410
     Republican Michael K. Zumbluskas 25.3% 11,317
Total Votes 44,727

2010

See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2010

Kellner ran unopposed in the September 14 Democratic primary. He was unopposed in the general election on November 2.[4] In addition to running on the Democratic ticket, he ran on the Working Familes ticket.

New York State Assembly, District 65 2010
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Micah Kellner (D) 22,741
Michael Zumbluskus (R) 7,998

2008

On November 4, 2008, Kellner won re-election to the New York State Assembly, District 65, defeating opponent Georgiana Viest (R).

Kellner raised $87,001 for his campaign while Viest raised $0.[5]

New York State Assembly, District 65 2008
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Micah Kellner (D) 36,672
Georgiana Viest (R) 11,629

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Micah Kellner is available dating back to 2008. Based on available campaign finance records, Micah Kellner raised a total of $558,718 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 24, 2013.[6]

Micah Kellner's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 New York State Assembly, District 76 Won $337,648
2010 New York State Assembly, District 65 Won $134,069
2008 New York State Assembly, District 65 Won $87,001
Grand Total Raised $558,718

2012

Micah Kellner won re-election to the New York State Assembly in 2012. During that election cycle, Micah Kellner raised a total of $337,648.
New York State Assembly 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Micah Kellner's campaign in 2012
Vehicle Production Group$10,000
Evans, Cory A$8,200
Clean Energy Fuels$5,000
Drasner, Fred$5,000
Nislick, Stephen W$4,600
Total Raised in 2012$337,648
Source:Follow the Money

2010

In 2010, Kellner received $134,069 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[7]

New York State Assembly 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Micah Kellner's campaign in 2010
Drasner, Fred$3,800
1199 Seiu United Healthcare Workers East$3,800
New York State United Teachers$3,000
New York State Trial Lawyers$3,000
Alter, Daniel S$2,700
Total Raised in 2010 $134,069

2008

In 2008, a year in which Kellner was up for re-election, he collected $87,001 in donations.[8]

The major contributors were:

Donor Amount
New York State Trial Lawyers $3,800
1199 SEIU United Health care Workers East $3,800
Law Offices of Michael J Asta $3,000
New York State Laborers $3,000

Endorsements

2012

In 2012, Kellner’s endorsements included the following:

  • 32BJ/SEIU [9]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Peter Rivera (D)
New York Assembly District 76
2013-Present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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New York Assembly District 65
June 2007–2013
Succeeded by
Sheldon Silver (D)