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}}{{tnr}}'''Michael Simanowitz''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[New York State Assembly]], representing District 27.  He was first elected to the chamber in a special election in September 2011.
{{tnr}}'''Michael Simanowitz''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[New York State Assembly]].  He has represented District 27 since 2011.  He was first elected in the [[State legislative special elections, 2011#September 13, 2011|September 13, 2011 special election]]. The special election was called to fill the vacancy created when [[Nettie Mayersohn]] (D) retired from the Assembly.<ref>[http://www.queenscourier.com/articles/2011/03/30/news/top_stories/doc4d9382410160c469599538.txt ''The Queens Courier,'' Assemblymember Nettie Mayersohn to retire April 1, 30 March 2011]</ref>
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Simanowitz graduated from Queens College with a BA in Political Science. He served as former Assemblywoman Mayersohn's Chief of Staff for over 14 years. He is also a Deputy Inspector with the NYPD.<ref>[http://www.mikesimanowitz.com/about.html Michael Simanowitz, Campaign Site, "About Mike," Accessed September 1, 2011]</ref>  
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==Biography==
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Simanowitz earned his B.A. in Political Science from Queens College. His professional experience includes serving as former Assemblywoman Mayersohn's Chief of Staff for over 14 years, and working as a Deputy Inspector with the NYPD.<ref>[http://www.mikesimanowitz.com/about.html Michael Simanowitz, Campaign Site, "About Mike," Accessed September 1, 2011]</ref>  
  
==Elections==
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==Committee assignments==
===2012===
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===2013-2014===
:: ''See also: [[New York State Assembly elections, 2012]]''
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At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Simanowitz served on the following committees:
  
Simanowitz is running in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[New York State Assembly elections, 2012|New York State Assembly]] District 27. He is running unopposed in the Democratic primary on September 13, 2012. He is also running on the [[Conservative Party]] ticket. No candidates filed to run in the Republican primary. The general election takes place on November 6, 2012. <ref>[http://www.elections.ny.gov:8080/reports/rwservlet?cmdkey=whofiled ''State of New York, State Board of Elections'', Candidate Petition List, retrieved August 15, 2012.]</ref>
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{{Committee Assignments
 
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|State = New York
====Endorsements====
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|year = 2013
*32BJ/SEIU<ref>[http://www.nydailynews.com/blogs/dailypolitics/2012/08/32bjseiu-endorses-for-state-senate-assembly ''New York Daily News,'' "32BJ/SEIU Endorses For State Senate, Assembly," August 1, 2012]</ref>
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|Chamber = State Assembly
 
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|Committee1 = Aging
===2011===
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|Committee2 = Agriculture
:: ''See also: [[State legislative special elections, 2011]]
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|Committee3 = Consumer Affairs and Protection
 
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|Committee4 = Economic Development, Job Creation, Commerce and Industry
Simanowitz defeated [[Marco Desena]] (R) in the '''September 13, 2011''' special election. Simanowitz also ran on the Independence and Working Family Party tickets.<ref name = "APNY">[http://online.wsj.com/article/AP5a063b2ad2ca44fbb67086a40dea8358.html ''Wall Street Journal,'' "6 of 6 Dems capture NY Assembly special elections," September 13, 2011]</ref>
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|Committee5 = Higher Education
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|Committee6 = Small Business
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}}
  
 
==Issues==
 
==Issues==
 
 
===Campaign themes===
 
===Campaign themes===
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====2011====
  
Simanowitz's [http://www.mikesimanowitz.com/issues.html campaign site] outlines several policy goals.
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Simanowitz's [http://www.mikesimanowitz.com/issues.html campaign site] highlighted several policy goals.
  
 
*"Tax incentives so small businesses can grow and create jobs"
 
*"Tax incentives so small businesses can grow and create jobs"
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*"The preservation of rent control laws"
 
*"The preservation of rent control laws"
  
===Candidate debate===
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==Elections==
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===2012===
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:: ''See also: [[New York State Assembly elections, 2012]]''
  
Queens Public Television will air debates featuring the District 23 and District 27 candidates. The debates have already been taped and will air several times in the run-up to September 13 special election. The schedule of airings can be found [http://www.queenscourier.com/articles/2011/08/31/news/top_stories/doc4e5e78176e172402411321.txt here.]
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Simanowitz ran in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[New York State Assembly elections, 2012|New York State Assembly]] District 27. He ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on September 13, 2012. He also ran on the [[Conservative Party]] ticket. He was unchallenged in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012. <ref>[http://www.elections.ny.gov:8080/reports/rwservlet?cmdkey=whofiled ''State of New York, State Board of Elections'', Candidate Petition List, retrieved August 15, 2012.]</ref><ref>[http://abclocal.go.com/wabc/elections/local/results?g=nyAssembly&state=NY ''ABC News,'' "New York unofficial 2012 primary election results," accessed September 13, 2012]</ref>
  
==Contact==
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{{Election box 2012
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|winner1 = Michael Simanowitz
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'''Address:'''
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===2011===
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:: ''See also: [[State legislative special elections, 2011]]
  
67-15 Parsons Blvd
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The special election was called to fill the vacancy created when [[Nettie Mayersohn]] (D) retired from the Assembly.<ref>[http://www.queenscourier.com/articles/2011/03/30/news/top_stories/doc4d9382410160c469599538.txt ''The Queens Courier,'' Assemblymember Nettie Mayersohn to retire April 1, 30 March 2011]</ref>
  
Fresh Meadows, NY 11365
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Simanowitz defeated [[Marco Desena]] (R) in the '''September 13, 2011''' special election. Simanowitz also ran on the Independence and Working Family Party tickets.<ref name = "APNY">[http://online.wsj.com/article/AP5a063b2ad2ca44fbb67086a40dea8358.html ''Wall Street Journal,'' "6 of 6 Dems capture NY Assembly special elections," September 13, 2011]</ref>
  
'''Email:''' simanowitzforassembly@gmail.com
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==Campaign donors==
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{{Comprehensive donor history
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|Name = Michael Simanowitz
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|Full name = Michael Simanowitz
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|year = 2011
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|Editdate = September 24, 2013
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|link = <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=352614 ''followthemoney.org,'' "Simanowitz, Michael" Accessed September 24, 2013]</ref>
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|party = Democratic
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|totalraised2012 = 148358
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|result2012 = Won
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|office2012 = [[New York State Assembly elections, 2012| New York State Assembly, District 27]]
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|totalraised2011 = 37079
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|result2011 = Won
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|office2011 = [[State legislative special elections, 2011| New York State Assembly special elections, District 27]]
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}}
  
'''Phone:''' (718) 969-5711
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===2012===
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{{SLP donor box 2012
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|name = Michael Simanowitz
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 148358
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|org1 = Friends of Michael Simanowitz
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|org2 = Ostreicher, Robert
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|org3 = Seiu Local 6
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|org4 = New York Hotel & Motel Trades Council
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|org5 = Gluck, Eugen
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|orgamount1 = 61362
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|orgamount2 = 5400
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|orgamount3 = 4000
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|orgamount4 = 4000
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|orgamount5 = 3500
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|}}
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==Endorsements==
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===2012===
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In 2012, Simanowitz’s endorsements included the following:
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*32BJ/SEIU <ref>[http://www.nydailynews.com/blogs/dailypolitics/2012/08/32bjseiu-endorses-for-state-senate-assembly ''New York Daily News,'' "32BJ/SEIU Endorses For State Senate, Assembly," August 1, 2012]</ref>
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==Recent news==
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==External links==
 
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*[http://assembly.state.ny.us/mem/Michael-Simanowitz New York Assembly-Rep. Michael Simanowitz]
 
*[http://www.mikesimanowitz.com/ Michael Simanowitz, Campaign Site]
 
*[http://www.mikesimanowitz.com/ Michael Simanowitz, Campaign Site]
*[http://www.facebook.com/michaelsimanowitz?sk=info Michael Simanowitz, Campaign Facebook]
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*[http://votesmart.org/candidate/biography/135255/michael-simanowitz#.UdxV81Ohvt4 Vote Smart Biography]
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*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=154587 2012], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=134525 2011]
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Revision as of 18:08, 16 December 2013

Michael Simanowitz
MichaelSimanowitz.jpg
New York State Assembly District 27
Incumbent
In office
2011 - Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$79,500/year
Per diem$171/full day; $61/half day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedSeptember 2011
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sQueens College
Personal
ProfessionInspector, NYPD
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Michael Simanowitz is a Democratic member of the New York State Assembly, representing District 27. He was first elected to the chamber in a special election in September 2011.

Biography

Simanowitz earned his B.A. in Political Science from Queens College. His professional experience includes serving as former Assemblywoman Mayersohn's Chief of Staff for over 14 years, and working as a Deputy Inspector with the NYPD.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

New York Committee Assignments, 2013
Aging
Agriculture
Consumer Affairs and Protection
Economic Development, Job Creation, Commerce and Industry
Higher Education
Small Business

Issues

Campaign themes

2011

Simanowitz's campaign site highlighted several policy goals.

  • "Tax incentives so small businesses can grow and create jobs"
  • "More frequent gas tax holidays to save drivers money at the pump"
  • "A tax reduction for middle-class families"
  • "Increased funding for job-training programs"
  • "The preservation of rent control laws"

Elections

2012

See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2012

Simanowitz ran in the 2012 election for New York State Assembly District 27. He ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on September 13, 2012. He also ran on the Conservative Party ticket. He was unchallenged in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012. [2][3]

New York State Assembly, District 27, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMichael Simanowitz Incumbent 100% 24,157
Total Votes 24,157

2011

See also: State legislative special elections, 2011

The special election was called to fill the vacancy created when Nettie Mayersohn (D) retired from the Assembly.[4]

Simanowitz defeated Marco Desena (R) in the September 13, 2011 special election. Simanowitz also ran on the Independence and Working Family Party tickets.[5]

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Michael Simanowitz is available dating back to 2011. Based on available campaign finance records, Michael Simanowitz raised a total of $185,437 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 24, 2013.[6]

Michael Simanowitz's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 New York State Assembly, District 27 Won $148,358
2011 New York State Assembly special elections, District 27 Won $37,079
Grand Total Raised $185,437

2012

Michael Simanowitz won re-election to the New York State Assembly in 2012. During that election cycle, Michael Simanowitz raised a total of $148,358.
New York State Assembly 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Michael Simanowitz's campaign in 2012
Friends of Michael Simanowitz$61,362
Ostreicher, Robert$5,400
Seiu Local 6$4,000
New York Hotel & Motel Trades Council$4,000
Gluck, Eugen$3,500
Total Raised in 2012$148,358
Source:Follow the Money

Endorsements

2012

In 2012, Simanowitz’s endorsements included the following:

  • 32BJ/SEIU [7]

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Political offices
Preceded by
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New York Assembly District 27
2011–present
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