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Castro earned a BA in business administration from Andrews University and attended Empire State College.  He has two children; Jennel and Christopher.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=110325 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Castro]</ref>
 
Castro earned a BA in business administration from Andrews University and attended Empire State College.  He has two children; Jennel and Christopher.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=110325 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Castro]</ref>
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==Committee assignments==
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===2011-2012===
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Castro has been appointed to the following committees:
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* [[Banks Committee, New York State Assembly]]
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* [[Children and Families Committee, New York State Assembly]]
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* [[Economic Development, Job Creation, Commerce and Industry Committee, New York State Assembly]]
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* [[Higher Education Committee, New York State Assembly]]
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* [[Housing Committee, New York State Assembly]]
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* [[Social Services Committee, New York State Assembly]]
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===2009-2010===
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In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Castro served on the following committees:
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* [[Banks Committee, New York Assembly]]
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* [[Children and Families Committee, New York Assembly]]
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* [[Economic Development, Job Creation, Commerce and Industry Committee, New York Assembly]]
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* [[Higher Education Committee, New York Assembly]]
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* [[Housing Committee, New York Assembly]]
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* [[Social Services Committee, New York Assembly]]
  
 
==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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==Committee assignments==
 
* [[Banks Committee, New York Assembly]]
 
* [[Children and Families Committee, New York Assembly]]
 
* [[Economic Development, Job Creation, Commerce and Industry Committee, New York Assembly]]
 
* [[Higher Education Committee, New York Assembly]]
 
* [[Housing Committee, New York Assembly]]
 
* [[Social Services Committee, New York Assembly]]
 
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==

Revision as of 17:57, 17 May 2011

Nelson Castro
New York State Assembly District 86
Incumbent
Assumed office
2009
Current term ends
January 1, 2013
Political party Democratic
Profession Legislator
Website House site
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

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2010

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

2008

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

2008

In the 2008 election, Castro raised a total of $40,858.[4]

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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2009–present
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