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 elected2011
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sBrooklyn College
Office website
Phillip Goldfeder is a Democratic member of the New York State Assembly, representing District 23. He was first elected to the chamber in a special election in 2011.


Goldfeder earned a degree from Brooklyn College. His professional experience includes working as a legislative aide for the New York City Council and in the Mayor's Community Affairs Unit. [1][2]

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.[3][4]

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

The special election was called to fill the vacancy created when Audrey Pheffer (D) resigned from the Assembly to become the Queens County clerk.[5][6] Goldfeder defeated Jane Deacy (R) in the September 13, 2011 special election. Goldfeder also ran on the Independence and Working Family Party tickets.[7]

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Phillip Goldfeder is available dating back to 2011. Based on available campaign finance records, Phillip Goldfeder raised a total of $350,048 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 24, 2013.[8]

Phillip Goldfeder's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 New York State Assembly, District 23 Won $241,687
2011 New York State Assembly special elections, District 23 Won $108,361
Grand Total Raised $350,048


Phillip Goldfeder won re-election to the New York State Assembly in 2012. During that election cycle, Phillip Goldfeder raised a total of $241,687.



In 2012, Goldfeder’s endorsements included the following:


Goldfeder and his wife have two children.

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Preceded by
Audrey Pheffer
New York Assembly District 23
Succeeded by