Phillip Goldfeder

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Phillip Goldfeder
New York State Assembly District 23
In office
2011 - Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 4
Base salary$79,500/year
Per diem$171/full day; $61/half day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Office website
Phillip Goldfeder is a Democratic member of the New York State Assembly, representing District 23 since 2011. He was first elected in the September 13, 2011 special election. The special election was called to fill the vacancy created when Audrey Pheffer (D) resigned from the Assembly to become the Queens County clerk.[1][2]

Goldfeder is a graduate of Brooklyn College. He has been involved in city government for a number of years, working as a Legislative Aide for the New York City Council and working in the Mayor's Community Affairs Unit. Golfeder and his wife have two children.[3][4]

Committee assignments


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

New York Committee Assignments, 2013
Corporations, Authorities and Commissions
Economic Development, Job Creation, Commerce and Industry
Governmental Employees
Mental Health
Racing and Wagering



See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2012

Goldfeder ran in the 2012 election for New York State Assembly District 23. He ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on September 13, 2012. He also ran on the Conservative Party and Independence Party of New York State tickets. He was unchallenged in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[5][6]

New York State Assembly, District 23, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngPhillip Goldfeder Incumbent 100% 30,205
Total Votes 30,205



See also: State legislative special elections, 2011

Goldfeder defeated Jane Deacy (R) in the September 13, 2011 special election. Goldfeder also ran on the Independence and Working Family Party tickets.[8]

Candidate debate

Queens Public Television aired debates featuring the District 23 and District 27 candidates. The debates aired several times in the run-up to September 13 special election. The schedule of airings can be found here.

Campaign donors


Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.



Phone: (347) 766-3674

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Political offices
Preceded by
Audrey Pheffer
New York Assembly District 23
Succeeded by