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Raymond Walter
New York State Assembly District 146
In office
2012 - Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 3
Base salary$79,500/year
Per diem$171/full day; $61/half day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 8, 2011
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
New York State Assembly District 148
Bachelor'sUniversity of New York College at Geneseo
J.D.State University of New York School of Law at Buffalo
Office website
Raymond Walter is a Republican member of the New York State Assembly, representing District 146. He was first elected to the chamber in a special election on November 8, 2011.

He previously represented District 148 in the Assembly from 2012 to 2013.


Walter earned his B.A. in History from the University of New York College at Geneseo in 1994 and his J.D. from State University of New York School of Law at Buffalo in 2007. His professional experience includes working as an attorney at Magavern Magavern Grimm LLP, as a research assistant at the Erie County Charter Revision Commission, and as a law clerk at the Erie County District Attorney’s Office.[1]

Committee assignments


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

New York Committee Assignments, 2013
Ways and Means



See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2012

Walter ran in the 2012 election for New York State Assembly District 146. He ran unopposed in the Republican primary on September 13, 2012. He also ran on the Conservative Party and Independence Party of New York State tickets. He defeated Joanne A. Schultz in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

New York State Assembly, District 146, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRaymond Walter Incumbent 54.2% 30,393
     Democratic Joanne A. Schultz 45.8% 25,711
Total Votes 56,104


See also: State legislative special elections, 2011

The special election was called to fill the vacancy created when James Hayes (R) resigned to accept a private sector finance job.[4]

Walter defeated Craig Bucki (D) in the November 8 special election.[5]

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Raymond Walter is available dating back to 2011. Based on available campaign finance records, Raymond Walter raised a total of $54,073 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 25, 2013.[6]

Raymond Walter's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 New York State Assembly, District 146 Won $54,073
2011 New York State Assembly special elections, District 148 Won $0
Grand Total Raised $54,073


Raymond Walter won re-election to the New York State Assembly in 2012. During that election cycle, Raymond Walter raised a total of $54,073.


Walter and his wife, Jennifer, have two children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Kevin Smardz (R)
New York Assembly District 146
Succeeded by
Preceded by
James Hayes (R)
New York Assembly District 148
Succeeded by
Joseph Giglio (R)