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Elections for the office of [[New York State Assembly]] consisted of a primary election on September 13, 2012, and a general election on [[State legislative elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]].  The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was July 12, 2012.  [[Walter Mosley]] (D) defeated [[Francis J. Voyticky]] (R) in the general election.  Mosley ran and defeated [[Olanike T. Alabi]] and [[Martine Guerrier]] in the Democratic primary.  Voyticky was unopposed in the Republican primary.<ref>[http://www.elections.ny.gov/NYSBOE/elections/2012/General/AD_04-09-2013.pdf ''New York State Board of Elections,'' "2012 general election results," accessed December 6, 2013]</ref><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>
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Elections for the office of [[New York State Assembly]] consisted of a primary election on September 13, 2012, and a general election on [[State legislative elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]].  The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was July 12, 2012.  [[Walter Mosley]] (D) defeated [[Francis J. Voyticky]] (R) in the general election.  Mosley ran and defeated [[Olanike T. Alabi]] and [[Martine Guerrier]] in the Democratic primary.  Voyticky was unopposed in the Republican primary.<ref>[http://www.elections.ny.gov/NYSBOE/elections/2012/General/AD_04-09-2013.pdf ''New York State Board of Elections,'' "2012 general election results," accessed December 6, 2013]</ref><ref>[http://www.elections.ny.gov:8080/reports/rwservlet?cmdkey=whofiled ''State of New York, State Board of Elections'', Candidate Petition List, accessed 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>
  
 
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New York State Assembly District 57
NY HD 057.JPG
Current incumbentWalter Mosley Democratic Party
Population120,027
Race24.3% White, 53.4% Black, 5.2% Asian, 0.2% American Indian, 13.5% Hispanic, 2.9% Multi, 0.5% Other
Ethnicity86.5% Non-Hispanic, 13.5% Hispanic
Voting age82.6% age 18 and over
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
New York's fifty-seventh state assembly district is represented by Democratic Representative Walter Mosley.

As of the 2010 census, a total of 120,027 civilians reside within New York's fifty-seventh state assembly district.[1] New York state assembly members represent an average of 129,187 residents, as of the 2010 Census.[2] After the 2000 Census, each member represented approximately 126,510 residents.[3]

About the office

Members of the New York State Assembly serve two-year terms and are not subject to term limits. New York legislators assume office January 1st.

Qualifications

Article 3, Section 7 of the New York Constitution states: No person shall serve as a member of the legislature unless he or she is a citizen of the United States and has been a resident of the state of New York for five years, and, except as hereinafter otherwise prescribed, of the assembly or senate district for the twelve months immediately preceding his or her election; if elected a senator or member of assembly at the first election next ensuing after a readjustment or alteration of the senate or assembly districts becomes effective, a person, to be eligible to serve as such, must have been a resident of the county in which the senate or assembly district is contained for the twelve months immediately preceding his or her election. No member of the legislature shall, during the time for which he or she was elected, receive any civil appointment from the governor, the governor and the senate, the legislature or from any city government, to an office which shall have been created, or the emoluments whereof shall have been increased during such time.

Salaries

See also: Comparison of state legislative salaries

As of 2013, members of the New York Legislature are paid $79,500/year and per diem of $61/half day and $171/full day. Per diem varies and is tied to the federal rate.[4]

Vacancies

See also: How vacancies are filled in state legislatures

If there is a vacancy in the house, a special election must be held to fill the vacant seat. An election can be held as long the vacancy happened before April 1st in an election year.[5] The person elected to fill the vacant seat serves for the remainder of the unexpired term.[6]

Elections

2014

See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2014

Elections for the office of New York State Assembly will consist of a primary election on September 9, 2014, and a general election on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was July 10, 2014. Incumbent Walter Mosley is unopposed in the Democratic primary.[7]

2012

See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2012

Elections for the office of New York State Assembly consisted of a primary election on September 13, 2012, and a general election on November 6, 2012. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was July 12, 2012. Walter Mosley (D) defeated Francis J. Voyticky (R) in the general election. Mosley ran and defeated Olanike T. Alabi and Martine Guerrier in the Democratic primary. Voyticky was unopposed in the Republican primary.[8][9][10]

New York State Assembly, District 57, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngWalter T. Mosley III 97.7% 46,733
     Republican Francis J. Voyticky 2.3% 1,111
Total Votes 47,844
New York State Assembly, District 57 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngWalter Mosley III 62.8% 4,565
Olanike Alabi 29.8% 2,168
Martine Guerrier 7.4% 535
Total Votes 7,268

Campaign contributions

Since 2000, candidates for New York State Assembly District 57 have raised a total of $1,034,936. Candidates who raised money in contributions earned $60,879 on average. All figures come from Follow the Money.

Campaign contributions, New York State Assembly District 57
Year Amount Candidates Average
2012 $197,735 4 $49,434
2010 $173,002 2 $86,501
2008 $151,188 2 $75,594
2006 $214,425 2 $107,213
2004 $33,945 2 $16,973
2002 $106,383 2 $53,192
2000 $158,258 3 $52,753
Total $1,034,936 17 $60,879

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