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In 2010, Castro received $91,572 in campaign donations.  The top contributors are listed below.<ref>[ Follow the Money - 2010 contributions]</ref>
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|org2 = Transport Workers Local 100
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Nelson Castro
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New York State Assembly District 86
In office
2009 - Present
Term ends
January 7, 2013
Years in position 6
Base salary$79,500/year
Per diem$61/half day and $171/full day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2008
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sBusiness Administration, Andrews University
Date of birth01/25/1972
Place of birthSanto Domingo, Dominican Republic
Office website
Nelson Castro (b. January 25, 1972) is a Democratic member of the New York State Assembly. He has represented District 86 since 2009. Castro was also chief of staff for Assemblyman Adriano Espaillat.

Castro earned a BA in business administration from Andrews University and attended Empire State College. He has two children; Jennel and Christopher.[1]

Committee assignments


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


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



See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2010

Castro defeated Hector Ramirez in the September 14 Democratic primary, but Ramirez secured the nomination of the Working Families Party. He defeated Rene Santos (R), Conservative Party candidate Lisa Campbell, and Hector Ramirez (WF) in the general election on November 2.[2]

New York State Assembly, District 86 2010
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Nelson Castro (D) 7,613
Hector Ramirez (WF) 1,698
Rene Santos (R) 324
Lisa Campbell (C) 199


On November 4, 2008 Castro won re-election to the New York State Assembly, District 86, defeating opponent Lisa Campbell (R).

Castro raised $40,858 for his campaign while Campbell raised $0.[3]

New York State Assembly, District 86 2008
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Nelson Castro (D) 18,248
Lisa Campbell (R) 910

Campaign donors


In 2010, Castro received $91,572 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[4]

New York State Assembly 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Nelson Castro's campaign in 2010
Imperial Medical PC$5,000
Transport Workers Local 100$4,300
Gagliardi Paul$3,800
1199 Seiu United Healthcare Workers East$3,800
New York State Laborers$3,800
Total Raised in 2010 $91,572


In the 2008 election, Castro raised a total of $40,858.[5]

His five largest contributors in 2008 were:

Donor Amount
Corinthian Medical IPA INC $3,800
Alvarez, Pedro M $3,800
P Alvarez Associates CORP $3,800
Bronx Democratic Trustees $2,500
New York State Association for Affordable Housing $2,000
Lebron, Manuel $2,000

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Political offices
Preceded by
New York Assembly - District 86
Succeeded by